French payment app upgraded for compatibility with extended lineup of PAX Android SmartPOS terminals

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PAX A50 Android mini POS
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PAX Technology, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of point-of-sale terminal solutions, is pleased to announce that PAX France has extended its standalone payment application to be compatible with a wider range of Android terminal models.

Approval from GIE-CB (Groupement des Cartes Bancaires) for the standalone FRv6 contact & contactless payment application version FRv6.2.1 has been widened to include the latest PAX Android SmartPOS devices:

Bertrand Moussu, Manager Director at PAX France, said: "Our offering now enhances the merchant and user experience with improved cutting-edge contact & contactless proximity payment solutions. From a functional point of view, the standalone PAX FRv6 application incorporates GIE-CB Bulletin 3 which includes 'Accessibility for the Visually Impaired,' and 'Animation Appendix No. 1 Mastercard Sonic Brand'".
PAX A960 Android device

PAX France also obtained all EMV Level 3 certifications for contact & contactless payment schemes integrated by FrenchSys, including:

  • CB
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • JCB
  • UnionPay
  • Discover
Furthermore, the standalone PAX FRv6 application offers the option of paying with the CPACE contactless core, dedicated to contactless payment in France.
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More information about the full PAX offering at

(*) The CPACE specifications were created by the ECPC (European Card Payments Cooperation).