POSgate also supports the ability for small “plug-in” applications to be developed and installed on either the Point of Sale system, or on the terminal and implements a common method of calling any plug-in. This means that the payment application can call any plug-in, regardless of whether the plug-in is in the terminal or on the POS system. Similarly, the POS application can call any plug-in on the POS system, or on the payment terminal.
Plug-ins on the POS system can be developed by the POS vendor, or may be supplied by Ingenico. Plug-ins on the payment terminal must be built by Ingenico.
Current plug-ins available support the following capabilities: