STMicroelectronics Launches Next-Gen Payment SoC

October 18, 2019 Alix Paultre

STMicroelectronics released the next generation of its STPay system-on-chip (SoC) payment solution, ready for embedding in smartcards, loaded with payment applications running on certified JavaCard platform, and meeting all required security and payment-scheme certifications. As the first such device manufactured in 40nm Flash technology, it is based on the ST31P450 secure microcontroller with cyber-protection, which includes the latest Arm SecurCore SC000 32-bit RISC core and cryptographic accelerators to block advanced forms of attack.

STPay-Topaz is available as sawn wafers or micro-modules, and in contactless, or dual-interface configurations qualified with a wide range of industry-standard inlay and antenna technologies for easy integration in plastic cards. The STPay ecosystem includes tools, sample scripts, and support by local ST engineers to assist script development, validation, and personalization, ensuring optimum flexibility and fast time to market.

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