Tag Archives: EMVCo

KEOLABS is first to obtain EMVCo v3.0 test equipment qualification

By | May 16, 2018

16 May 2018, Salon de Provence, FRANCE – EMVCo is continually improving its set of test protocols for cards and readers used in payment transactions. The industry association just issued the release v3.0a of its specifications for test tools dedicated to PCD (Proximity Coupling Device) and PICC (Proximity Integrated Circuit Cards), which aims at making tests executed by various labs,… Read More »

FIME’s acquirer test tool first to achieve EMVCo Level 3 qualification

By | February 6, 2018

FIME’s Savvi test tool is the first to achieve EMVCo qualification for a Level 3 Card Simulator. Savvi, used to test the connection between payment terminals and network systems, already supported EMV® L3 testing in-line with the guidelines of individual payment systems. This latest qualification accommodates the most recent efforts of EMVCo to align, streamline and standardize this testing… Read More »

KEOLABS now fits all user needs for EMVCo Level 1 contactless tests

By | January 9, 2018

As a leading provider of test tools for the EMVCo Level 1 Contactless market, KEOLABS announces today that it now brings a full offer covering analog and digital tests for cards and readers. This offer covers all needs of design labs, semiconductor, card and reader vendors as well as issuers and test labs. 9 January 2018, Salon de… Read More »

EMVCo Enhances EMV 3-D Secure Specification

By | October 31, 2017

EMVCo Enhances EMV 3-D Secure Specification Latest specification to form the basis of functional testing for EMV 3-D Secure solutions    31 October 2017 – Technical body EMVCo has publicly released EMV® 3-D Secure – Protocol and Core Functions Specification v2.1.0. The updated document follows the release of version 2.0.0 in October 2016, and includes additional functionality and… Read More »

Fingerprints™ becomes an EMVCo Subscriber

By | September 21, 2017

As previously communicated, Fingerprints’ next strategic focus is on smart cards, particularly payment cards. This is a market where biometrics really add value to end users by improving the security without compromising ease of use. Interoperability and security are key market drivers, hence Fingerprints are becoming an EMVCo Subscriber. EMVCo is a global technical body made up of… Read More »

EMVCo Reports 6.1 Billion EMV Chip Payment Cards in Global Circulation

By | June 6, 2017

5 June 2017 – Official figures of aggregated data published by technical body EMVCo show that by the end of 2016, the number of EMV® payment cards in global circulation had increased by 1.3 billion in the previous 12 months to a total of 6.1 billion*. The data also highlights that 52.4% of all card-present transactions conducted globally… Read More »

FIME first to perform Mastercard Contactless Reader Level 2 testing in Japan

By | March 22, 2017

FIME today announces its Japanese laboratory is the first in the country to be approved to perform testing in line with the Mastercard Contactless Reader specification and EMVCo Book C-2 specification. These documents define the functionality required when implementing Mastercard contactless terminal kernels. Japanese contactless payment terminal and mobile point of sale (mPOS) manufacturers, as well as kernel… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Delivers Superior-Performing NFC Technology for Secure Contactless Payments and IoT Applications

By | February 21, 2017

Geneva / 21 Feb 2017 STMicroelectronics has announced availability of its latest-generation NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange.The new devices include the ST21NFCD NFC controller featuring the market-proven booster technology ST has recently acquired, and two new members in the ST54 System-in-Package (SiP) family that integrate the Company’s latest Secure Element technology.  The ST21NFCD chip features… Read More »