FIME has announced that its Montreal-based laboratory has been qualified by Visa to perform testing for its 'contactless EMV analogue and digital' specifications. This latest qualification supports handset manufacturers by enabling the leading payments consultancy and advanced testing provider to confirm compliance of near field communication (NFC) enabled mobile devices to the functional requirements laid out by the payment system.
In late 2013, FIME also confirmed another important qualification for handset manufacturers. Visa accredited FIME EMEA laboratory to deliver Visa Mobile Payment Application (VMPA) testing to validate Visa payment applications on secure elements.
FIME’s portfolio of consulting, testing and certification services supports the deployment of solutions that will inter-operate securely once live in the field to ensure the development of a stable and sustainable EMV chip and mobile payments ecosystem.