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Casio's DT-5300 and IT-9000 Supports TFPS e-Money Payment Platform Service that will be Launched in April 2012

February 28, 2012

Toppan Forms Payment Service Co., Ltd.

Starting April, Casio's generic industrial hand held terminals will support cloud payment platform service "Thincacloud" operated by Toppan Forms Payment Service Co., Ltd (Office: Minato-ku Tokyo, President: Jiro Kurobane, TFPS hereunder) - an outsourced payment process service company.

Two models DT-5300 and IT 9000 provided by Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Shibuya-ku Tokyo President: Kazuo Kashio, Casio hereunder) will support TFPS "Thincacloud"*1 platform. The generic industrial hand held terminal with NFC and network capabilities allows payment processing that eliminates the need for dedicated payment terminal and enables low cost e-Money payment system implementation.

TFPS has been working with various terminal manufactures to develop generic industrial hand held terminals that supports "Thincacloud" platform. Models provided by Casio are the first of its kind. The company plans to release other generic industrial hand held terminals that support it.

TFPS will further strengthen co-operations with various terminal manufacturers and e-Money providers to build versatile, quick, and stress-free e-Money payment platform. The expected revenue for 2015 is 5 billion yen including related business.

  • *1 Cloud Payment Platform Service "Thincacloud"
    The authentication on the server side eliminates the process on the conventional terminal side thus allowing low cost generic terminal to be used without the need for expensive dedicated terminal.

Endorsement by Casio

Casio provides wide range of enterprise solutions that uses PDA and handheld terminals for business operation. Recently, there are increased needs for e-Money payment among our customers. The cooperation between TFPS Payment Service and Casio's terminals provides leading edge solution that allows easy payment implementation contributing to the growth of e-Money.

  • * FeliCa is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.
  • * The company and product names featured in this press release are the trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies.

Supplementary Information

•About NFC(Near Field Communication:ISO/IEC18092、21481)
NFC is a technology jointly created by NXP (formerly Philips Semiconductors) and Sony. It uses the 13.56 MHz frequency and was established as an international standard in 2004 as ISO/IEC 18092. FeliCa by Sony and MIFARE by NXP are both compatible with NFC technology.
NFC Functions:
  • 1.Card Emulation mode
    The NFC device can emulate a contactless or NFC card, allowing for compatibility with existing contactless infrastructure.
  • 2.Reader/Writer mode
    The NFC device can read NFC tags and cards .
  • 3.Peer to peer mode
    Two NFC devices are able to exchange information to share data. Peer to peer mode will allow two devices to decide on the best second frequency (i.e. Bluetooth, WiFi) to use to share larger files over.
•About Casio
Name: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
Headquarters: 1-6-2 Honmachi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Founded: June 1, 1957
Representative: Kazuo Kashio, President and CEO
Businesses: Digital Cameras, Timepieces, Electronic Dictionaries, Electronic Musical Instruments, Calculators, Label Printers, Cellular Phones*, Cash Registers, Projectors, Handheld Terminals, Page Printers, Office Computers, Liquid Crystal Displays, Molds
URL: http://world.casio.com/
•About TFPS
Name: Toppan Forms Payment Servise Co., Ltd.
Headquarters: 1-7-3 Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Founded: December 1, 2011
Representative: Jiro Kurobane, President and CEO
Businesses: Internet Information System and Communication Network planning, designing and developing. Providing services related to payment processing and eCommerce over the internet. Collection agency and related business.
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