Santa Rosa, CA. Keysight Technologies Inc. and FIME today 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 supported with the Keysight T1141A test set. Developers can use just one test system to accelerate comprehensive product compliance, reducing both cost and time to market.
“We are delighted to have accomplished this very important milestone together with our solution partner FIME,” said Satish Dhanasekaran, general manager, Mobile Broadband Operation, Keysight. “This achievement of unique qualification status combined with the strength of our diagnostic tools and support makes Keysight and FIME the clear choice for those in the mobile payment industry that are building new products and services.”
“This achievement demonstrates the effectiveness of our technical partnership with Keysight,” said Pascal Le Ray, general manager at FIME. “Manufacturers across the payments industry can now confirm the compliance of their products to the EMV Level 1 specifications with confidence. Test laboratories worldwide can also benefit from the widest set of qualified EMV test libraries available on the market, in addition to technical support and training. The launch of this test system delivers value to both manufacturers and testing providers, and reflects FIME’s commitment to enhancing the global testing ecosystem.”
Many engineers in the NFC and contactless payment industry already use the T3111S to verify a range device types against the appropriate specifications. With the newly qualified test suites, device manufacturers, test labs, and service providers have the ability to test to all of the latest L1 requirements with a single versatile system. The test system also provides the features necessary to fully evaluate device performance and quickly root-cause issues.
The T3111S NFC Test System includes validated test suites for NFC Forum certification test including Digital Protocol, Analog, LLCP, and SNEP. Proximity and vicinity ISO test suites are also supported.
Keysight and FIME offer an easy upgrade path for customers to integrate EMVCo and NFC testing in their test systems.
FIME is a trusted provider of consulting services, certification, and tools. It enables customers to bring seamless card and mobile transactions services to market effectively and confidently using secure chip or cloud-based solutions.
Working with the payment, telecom, transit, and identity sectors, FIME is an implementation services partner for customers using contact and contactless EMV, near-field-communication (NFC), trusted service manager (TSM), trusted execution environment (TEE), and host card emulation (HCE) technologies. FIME supports customers from project initiation to completion by advising on technical requirements, consulting on industry regulations, certification authority implementation and streamlining testing and certification activity.
FIME currently has operations across America (Canada and the United States), Asia (Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan), Europe (France), India, and the Middle East (Dubai).
FIME partners with leading payment schemes and industry bodies to provide consultancy and certifications services for American Express, Calypso Networks Association, China UnionPay, Discover, eftpos, EMVCo, EMV Migration Forum, First Data, Global Certification Forum (GCF), GlobalPlatform, GSMA, Interac, JCB, MasterCard, Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS), NFC Forum, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), National Standard Indonesia for Chip Card Specification (NSICC), OSCar Consortium, RuPay, and Visa.