FIME, Keysight Technologies Announce World’s First Test Tool to Achieve Complete EMV L1 Qualification

FIME and Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced that the EMVCo global technical body has formally qualified the Keysight and FIME test tool for EMV Level 1 certification of terminals, cards and mobile devices. Fully qualified coverage is now uniquely supported with the Keysight T1141A Test Set. Developers can use just one test system to accelerate comprehensive

FIME First To Receive EMVCo Qualification For Contactless Terminal RF Test Tool

FIME’s EMV RF test tool, which incorporates Keysight Technologies’ Contactless Test System, is the first to achieve EMVCo qualification to perform Level 1 PCD analogue testing on contactless terminals. The tool confirms that the communication between the terminal and a contactless card, or near field communication (NFC)-enabled smartphone, is in line with EMVCo’s EMV Specification

FIME Korea Receives Visa Mobile Contactless Level 1 Accreditation

Having supported the Korean market with EMVCo Level 1 compliance services for a number of years, FIME’s Korean secure chip test laboratory is now approved to test compliance of mobile handsets, chipsets and near field communication (NFC) antennae to Visa’s Level 1 specifications. This accreditation is FIME’s latest step in its roadmap to support manufacturers

EMV Chip Transaction Figures Published by EMVCo

Official figures released by the global technical body EMVCo show that nearly 30% of all card-present transactions conducted globally between July 2013 and June 2014 used EMV chip technology. The data represents all EMV chip card-present transactions – both contact and contactless – as processed by EMVCo’s members, American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay and