EMV

Athena EMV solutions offer a secure, flexible and optimised platform for running payment applications. Utilisation of Athena’s core Java Card / Visa Global Platform across multiple form factors offers issuers deployment options, such as contact, contactless, dual interface or microSD, without having to compromise on functionality on standard compliance.

All Athena EMV solutions offer both SDA and DDA support.

EMV solutions focussing on standards


Athena EMV solutions are designed and built by Athena engineers with a focus on industry standards from the outset to ensure issuers have the latest secure technology available.

If you would like to launch a new payment product talk to us as Athena engineers have experience building solutions on secure silicon in many different markets and form factors. We can help design custom products to fit new requirements.

Athena EMV Standards Highlights

  • EMVCo: Athena EMV solutions fully support the latest industry standard specifications, such as EMV 4.1, CPA and CPS, to offer issuers the broadest range of deployment options.
  • Visa and MasetrCard: Athena EMV solutions can provide payment scheme support through the provision of Visa and MasterCard payment applications. Athena EMV offers the latest versions of payment scheme application.
  • OS stanadrds: Java Card 2.2.2 / GlobalPlatform 2.1.1 / Visa GlobalPlatform 2.1.1; ISO 7816; ISO 14443 Type B

Athena EMV solutions are built using the latest smart card operating system specifications, enabling issuers to load applications pre or post issuance, run multiple applications on a card, develop or source further functionality from 3rd parties and use industry standard load and development tools.


PayProtect CPA


Datasheet

Contact, contactless and dual interface Java Card powered smart card platforms supporting CPA and CPS specifications.

Highlights:

  • EMVCo EMV 4.2
  • EMVCo CPA 1.0
  • EMVCo CPS 1.1
  • Up to 72k EEPROM 
  • ISO 7816 
  • Java Card™ 2.2.2 
  • GlobalPlatform™ 2.1.1 / Visa GlobalPlatform 2.1.1
  • DES and 3DES 
  • RSA (up to 4096bit)
  • ECDSA FP 
  • On-card key generation
  • DH (ECDH and DH) 
  • AES (up to 256 bit)
  • SHA-1, SHA-224 (EC_FP) , SHA-256, 384 and 512
  • Biometric Match-On-Card Application (Optional)
  • Athena identity applications, such as PKI, IAS ECC, ICAO and PIV (Optional)


PayProtect
VSDC-M/Chip


Datasheet

Contact, contactless and dual interface Java Card platforms supporting Visa VSDC and MatserCard M/Chip applications.

Highlights:

  • Visa VSDC 2.8.1a (VIS 1.4) application
  • MasterCard M/Chip 4, PayPass M/Chip 4 and  M/Chip Advance applications
  • Up to 72k EEPROM 
  • ISO 7816 
  • Java Card™ 2.2.2 
  • GlobalPlatform™ 2.1.1 / Visa GlobalPlatform 2.1.1
  • FIPS 140-2 certified 
  • DES and 3DES 
  • RSA (up to 4096bit)
  • ECDSA FP 
  • On-card key generation
  • DH (ECDH and DH) 
  • AES (up to 256 bit)
  • SHA-1, SHA-224 (EC_FP) , SHA-256, 384 and 512
  • Biometric match-on-card (optional)
  • Companion Athena Applications, such as PKI, IAS ECC, ICAO and PIV (optional)