Terminal Technologies Group

develops and manufactures POS terminals and ticket validators for cashless payments

VENDOTEK T validators received Visa Ready certification


The products of Terminal Technologies Group have passed a new international certification for export. The Visa payment system has tested the reliability, security, compliance with standards and the results of the use of Russian contactless validators for transport. Innovative VENDOTEK T successfully passed all the stages of verification and became the first one in Russia to receive Visa Ready certification.


VENDOTEK POS-terminals and validators are designed in accordance with the requirements of the international payment systems EMVCo and are certified for accepting contactless payments. The new status of Visa Ready for Transit confirms the leading positions of Russian validators VENDOTEK T in the world.


"Today, contactless payment is one of the conditions for the development of public transport. According to the results of the Visa study, every third respondent in Russia (35%) is ready to use urban transport more often if it is possible to pay for travel conveniently. Visa introduced the Visa Ready for Transit program to provide transit agencies with access to market-leading solutions and capabilities to support key aspects of next generation fare systems, including ticketing and fare collection, and back office management. We are pleased that the Russian VENDOTEK T validators have successfully certified as Visa Ready and will be used to provide commuters in Russia with comfortable, modern and convenient travel experience, " said Alexey Denisov, Senior Director of Visa's Digital Solutions Department in Russia.


"The compact VENDOTEK T with touch screen is included in Visa's international list of the top 20 POS terminals and validators for Smart Transport. Our validators accept contactless payments using bank and transport cards, NFC and QR codes at maximum speed. VENDOTEK is exported all over the world thanks to the best functionality, modern design and optimal price, " said Igor Sukhostavsky, CEO of Terminal Technologies Group.

VENDOTEK became the Bronze Sponsor of the Transport Ticketing Digital Summit 2021


VENDOTEK became the Bronze Sponsor of the world's largest digital event for the smart ticketing & mobility community, which took place on June 22-24.


We were proud to join the Transport Ticketing Digital Summit!  Igor Sukhostavsky, Founder & CEO of Terminal Technologies Group, told in his speech How to Reduce the Public Vehicle AFC Equipment Cost.


VENDOTEK T validators accept PURE contactless cards


VENDOTEK T validators have been certified for compliance with the PURE Contactless Reader Specification. Now products of the Terminal Technologies Group accept PURE transport cards.


PURE is an off-the-shelf payment application from Thales DIS France SA that is fully compliant with the EMV™ standard. It is designed for domestic schemes and private payment card associations looking for chip-based security and fast time to market. As it is not tied to one particular existing global scheme, private-label card issuers and national payment associations can use it without the need to enter into a business agreement with another payment scheme.


PURE is a comprehensive ecosystem offer with partners proposing Contactless Kernels for EMV™ compliant payment POS (Point of Sales) terminals, test and certification services, all combining together to provide a ready-to-use payment environment.


"Contactless technologies bring freedom and the ability to quickly pay for purchases, services and tickets. VENDOTEK T validators support Visa, Mastercard, MIR, China UnionPay, MIFARE, CIPURSE cards, now and PURE. Soon, residents of countries where PURE is implemented will be able to make cashless payments with VENDOTEK, " said Igor Sukhostavsky, CEO of Terminal Technologies Group.

Terminal Technologies Group exports validators in Europe and Asia


VENDOTEK T validators and TRANSITEK embedded card readers are exported in large quantities to Europe, Asia, the CIS. Over the past year, large projects have been implemented in:

  • Sofia Metro turnstiles - over 600 validators,
  • Buses and metro in Tashkent - more than 1300 validators,
  • Transport in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan.


More than 45,000 TRANSITEK card readers work in the products of the leading manufacturers:

  • AMCO (Greece),
  • EMTEST (Czech Republic)
  • Famoco (France),
  • Mikroelektronika (Czech Republic).

Contactless card validators VENDOTEK T are installed for automated fare collection in Sofia metro


VENDOTEK T validators are installed at Sofia metro turnstiles in Bulgaria and accept payments with prepaid transport cards. In a few months, at the second stage of the project, the acceptance of Visa and Mastercard bank cards will be implemented.


VENDOTEK T is designed and manufactured by Terminal Technologies Group. The Bulgarian metro has over 500 compact shockproof validators with the highest speed of accepting bank cards. Equipped with bright color displays, VENDOTEK T, unlike built-in readers, can be easily installed directly on the turnstile, minimizing integration costs.


The automated fare collection system for the Bulgarian subway has been implemented with common partnership of Consortium CNS, DSK Bank/DSK Mobile (part of OTP group) and  O-CITY by BPC. VENDOTEK T validators are certified by EMVCo, Mastercard, Visa, MIR, UnionPay. Maximum speed and reliability of card reading prevents delays and queues in front of turnstiles.


“More than 45,000 bank card readers made by Terminal Technologies Group are used all over the world in AMCO, Famoco, Mikroelektronika validators. More than 20,000 VENDOTEK T validators work in Russia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and now in Bulgaria! " - said Igor Sukhostavsky, CEO of Terminal Technologies Group.

VENDOTEK V POS terminal video: robocafe, innovative techonologies, contactless payments under the water !


VENDOTEK innovations were presented at the exhibition of vending and self-service systems VendExpo 2021 in Moscow! POS-terminals of the Terminal Technologies Group accepted payment by VISA, Mastercard, MIR cards at the stands of leading vendors.


VENDOTEK was installed on the RusHOLTS robobar, POSITRON donation collection system, the vending machines of SIBA, ASP Vending, FAS, Live Water and other manufacturers. For the first time, visitors saw the sealed outdoor VENDOTEK VL, which accepts cards even under water.


VENDOTEK V for OMNICDEK postamats and micromarkets recognized as the best technical solution in VASA2021 vending innovation contest!


The VENDOTEK V POS terminal, designed as a computer on a mobile platform for OMNICDEK postamats and micromarkets won in VASA 2021. It is designed to control self-service devices, interact with customers, and, accept cashless payments. The solution was developed jointly by Terminal Technologies Group and OMNIC.


OMNICDEK with VENDOTEK V became the first postamat in the world equipped with a POS-terminal to control the device. More than 800 automates are already working with our terminals to interact with customers and accept cashless payments.

VENDOTEK VL POS terminals for outdoor contactless payments


Terminal Technologies Group has developed an innovative terminal VENDOTEK VL. The device accepts contactless payments with Visa, Mastercard, MIR, UnionPay bank cards and NFC devices on self-service vending machines outside the premises. The sealed VENDOTEK VL keeps working even when submerged in water.


VENDOTEK VL will provide automation of self-service devices: street vending and postamats, electric gas stations and micromarkets, turnstiles and parking operating at high humidity or low temperatures. The terminal was presented at the VendExpo 2021 exhibition at the Moscow Expocenter.

Railway ticket machines with Terminal Technologies card readers sold 94 million tickets for Moscow suburban electric trains


94 million tickets were issued in the ticket machines of the Central Exurban Passenger Company (CEPC) during 2020.


More than 55.5 million of them were paid via TRANSITEK bank card readers developed by Terminal Technologies Group. The share of cashless payments increased by 12.1%.


TRANSITEK is a compact built-in or box-type POS terminal for Automated Fare Collection in public transport and access control systems. It supports contactless payments via bank EMV cards, MIFARE cards, NFC-enabled mobile phones and, optionally, QR codes.