GETTING STARTED

 

1. Order a copy of the STS Specification from the IEC

2. Order your Manufacturer Code

3. Order a copy of the Encryption Algorithm Tables

4. FAQs

5. STS Association Wiki

SIMULATORS

 

1. STS Simulator Software

2. Virtual Security Module (SM)

3. Virtual Meters

4. CTS Test Tool

COMPLIANCE TESTING

 

1. Submit your Meter for Testing and Certification

2. Submit your vending system for compliance testing

3. CTS Test Tools

SECURITY MODULES

 

1. Ordering a security module, you may need to purchase a Secure Module

KMC SERVICES

 

1. Request for key load file

2. Request for security module initialisation

3. Getting a Group Supply Code
4. KMC Forms

SPECIFICATIONS

 

1. STS Specifications

 

Purchase Specifications from the IEC

 

IEC 62055-41 : ELECTRICITY METERING - PAYMENT SYSTEMS

Part 41: Standard transfer specification (STS) - Application layer protocol for one-way token carrier systems

 

 

IEC 62055-51 : ELECTRICITY METERING - PAYMENT SYSTEMS

Part 51: Standard transfer specification (STS) - Physical layer protocol for one-way numeric and magnetic card token carriers

 

 

These standards have now been published by the IEC as international standards and are available from the IEC Webstore in Geneva