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INGENICO : Ingenico partnering JCB in the roll out of its new EMV Contactless technology by enabling "J/Speedy(TM)" on its Telium 2 Platform

PARIS, Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 ING), leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, announced today that it will support JCB in the development and deployment of its new J/Speedy(TM) EMV contactless technology by enabling J/Speedy(TM) on Ingenico's Telium 2 platform. JCB is the only global payment brand based in Japan offering a comprehensive range of brand services to over 24 million merchants and 80 million card members around the world. Ingenico and JCB are now partners for the development, integration and the international deployment of J/Speedy, JCB's contactless payment solution, starting mid-2014, to provide a simple, fast, and convenient way to pay. This technology has been designed for environments where throughput speed is critical, such as supermarkets, convenience stores, and fast food restaurants, where consumers simply tap their card or mobile phone on a contactless payment. "With our strong payment acceptance terminal coverage, we are very happy to enable JCB to deploy its latest contactless payment standards globally. With this partnership, we will enable merchants to accept a new payment method while supporting JCB to ease and accelerate consumers' shopping experience at the point of sale" declared Jacques Behr, EVP EMEA, Ingenico. Tac Watanabe, EVP and the head of Brand Infrastructure & Technologies of JCB, commented: "This partnership, with a global leader such as Ingenico, will accelerate the development and deployment of J/Speedy(TM) worldwide and will provide Ingenico's customers a simple, fast and secure payment solution. It is definitely a big step forward for us to have Ingenico incorporate the J/Speedy kernel onto their global terminal platform ". About Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) Ingenico is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 20 million terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 4,500 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on www.ingenico.com | twitter.com/Ingenico. About JCB JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading credit card issuer and acquirer in Japan. JCB launched its card business in Japan in 1961 and began expanding worldwide in 1981. Its acceptance network includes over 24 million merchants and over a million cash advance locations in 190 countries and territories. JCB cards are now issued in 16 countries and territories, with more than 80 million cardmembers. As part of its international growth strategy, JCB has formed alliances with more than 350 leading banks and financial institutions globally to increase merchant coverage and cardmember base. As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to provide responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide. For more information, visit: www.jcbcorporate.com/english Media Contact Mathilde Ordas External Communication Manager mathilde.ordas@ingenico.com +33.1.58.01.80.80 INGENICO: http://hugin.info/143483/R/1743712/586616.pdf [HUG#1743712] Source: INGENICO