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Casio Continues to Introduce Terminals Compatible to "Thinkcacloud" e-Money Payment Platform Adds "VX-100" and "V-T500" that Supports Retail Stores to the Line
- Strengthens Compatible Terminals to Expand the e-Money Brand Planned for Fall 2013 -

March 04, 2013

Toppan Forms Payment Service Co., Ltd.

"VX-100" terminal for supporting retail stores and "V-T500" tablet for the enterprise from Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Casio hereunder) are now compatible to cloud based payment platform service "Thincacloud"*1 provided by Toppan Forms Payment Service Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Tokyo Japan Representative Director & President: Jiro Kurobane, TFPS hereunder) that operates e-Money payment platform using NFC*2 technology. New additions to the existing hand held terminals, "DT-5300" and "IT-9000", that are already compatible to "Thincacloud" allows payment process in the front end up to sales management in the back end as well as onsite and offsite payment that meets a wide range of customer's needs.

"VX-100" is a high performance register terminal with pre-installed sales management and retail store support apps on Android platform. Connecting the "NFC Reader Writer" jointly developed by Casio and Toppan Forms allows it to be compatible to the e-Money payment service.
"V-T500" is a high performance and durable tablet terminal with WiFi and LTE (Long Term Evolution) and large capacity battery for long lasting power. It incorporates NFC module that can be accessed from both front and back that allows e-Money payment.

By working with various terminal manufacturers to develop generic terminal compatible to "Thicacloud", TFPS continuously plans to release compatible hand held terminals. The company aims to sell 4 billion yen in 2015 through the group companies by strengthening cooperation with various terminal manufacturers and e-money providers to develop an e-money payment platform that can be adopted and used widely by users and merchants with low cost burden.

Endorsement from Casio

Casio manufactures and markets tablet and hand held terminal for retail store support and the enterprise that provides various solutions to companies using such devices. We expect the expansion of cooperation between our products and TFPS cloud based payment service will further promote the use of e-Money.

  • *1 Cloud based payment platform service "Thincacloud"
    Unlike conventional terminal that process encryption on the terminal side upon payment, the service encripts on the server side enabling e-Money payment using generic terminal that eliminates the need for high cost dedicated terminal.
  • *2 NFC: Abbibiation of Near Field Communication.
  • * Payment service provided by TFPS operated by "VX-100" will be demonstrated at Hewett Packard Japan and Toppan Forms joint booth at "NFC & Smart WORLD 2013" to be held for 4 days between March 5 through 4, 2013 at "Tokyo Bigsight". The demonstration will show actual payment by "nanaco" provided by Seven Card Service.
  • * "Thinkcacloud" is a registered trademark of Toppan Forms Co., Ltd.
  • * "nanaco" is a registered trademark of Seven Card Service Co., Ltd.
  • * All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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