Canada's Everlink wins ACT Canada Innovation Award
TORONTO -- SmartSoft, a leading provider of EMV based instant card issuance, Mobile/NFC, and EMV training and consultancy solutions to the global payment industry, reported today that its top Canadian reseller, Everlink Payment Services, a leading provider of Integrated Payment Solutions and Services to the Canadian marketplace, has received the prestigious Canadian Innovation Award from ACT Canada, an internationally recognized non-profit association and trusted knowledge resource in the payment and secure identity markets.
The Everlink Instant Card Issuance solution is powered by software developed by SmartSoft. Everlink is licensing SmartSoft's award-winning Palmaris (TM) instant card issuance product, which enables banks and credit unions to instantly issue EMV debit, credit or prepaid cards as well as PayWave and PayPass contactless cards. The Canadian Innovation Awards recognize organizations that have introduced innovative new technologies, applications or services into the market in the past year. ACT Canada awarded gold, silver and bronze awards, as well as honourable mentions in seven different categories. Everlink was a Silver award recipient in the Payment category for its instant card issuance product; a web-based, turnkey solution for the on-demand issuance of fully personalized EMV Chip debit cards in financial institution branches.