CardinalCommerce Granted US Patent and Notice of Allowance in Japan

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Cardinal’s innovation drives the payments industry towards an omni-channel presence.

CardinalCommerce, the pioneer and global leader enabling digital commerce, announces that it has been granted a US patent for Alternative Payment Implementation for Electronic Retailers, patent US 8,762,210, and notice of allowance for Method and System for Extending Payment System Architectures and Legacy Order Processing Systems to Mobile Commerce Applications via Text Messaging (Japan).

The new patent reinforces that Cardinal is on the leading edge of the payments industry’s move towards omni-channel payments. Consumers are looking for convenient ways to shop and to protect themselves and their payment data when shopping. This technology allows for in-store transactions using payment methods other than plastic cards, like digital wallets and other alternative payment methods.

As consumer preference evolves, Merchants can FutureProof their payment needs with One Connection to Cardinal.

The patent and notice of allowance are inventions built into the Centinel platform, and show Cardinal’s continuing investment in Centinel as the leading universal merchant platform to enable authentication payments, secure online transactions and alternative payment brands.

“Cardinal has always been the pioneer and innovator for card-not-present transactions and with this technical development, we can also help protect consumers’ transactions at web-enabled point of sale terminals. Our top priority is always to take care of the customer, and with our platforms and the protection of this patent, we give our customers – and their customers – a choice in how they feel safest transacting online,” according to Mike Keresman, Cardinal’s CEO.

Cardinal’s patent portfolio includes 42 issued patents, 5 notices of allowance, and approximately 100 patent applications pending.

About CardinalCommerce
CardinalCommerce has been a pioneer and global leader in enabling authenticated payment transactions in the card-not-present payments industry since 1999. Through One Connection to our proprietary SafeCloudTM payment platform, CardinalCommerce enables friction-free, technology-neutral authentication and alternative payment services (including digital wallets and mobile commerce services). Cardinal services, partners with and complements most providers in the marketplace to deliver their solution to secure transactions. In accommodating this growing number of payment brands and methods, Cardinal's platforms serve as universal switches, supporting virtually all merchant platforms, wallets, legacy processing systems and authentication methodologies.

CardinalCommerce is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and services a worldwide customer base from facilities in the United States, Europe and Africa. For more information, visit

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