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.
FIME confirms compliance of dual-interface payment cards to Bankers Association of the Republic of China standards. FIME Asia has been selected by Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, to test compliance of its customised dual-interface payment product prior to launch into the Taiwanese market. The newly-issued product, FISC II ATM, meets security standards set by Taiwanese certification body, The Bankers Association of the Republic of China (BAROC) and offers both contact and contactless payment capabilities to issuing banks in the country.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and FIME, an advanced secure-chip testing provider, have announced an agreement to work together to deliver pioneering testing solutions to the payments and telecommunications markets.
FIME has expanded its global network with a new laboratory in Tokyo, Japan. The facility will enable EMV payments and near-field-communication (NFC) stakeholders in Japan, to utilise FIME’s global secure chip and mobile device testing, and compliance expertise.
FIME India has provided advanced EMV® consultancy and testing services to Ezetap Mobile Solutions to support the manufacturer in achieving EMV Level 1 and Level 2 certification for its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution.
FIME, has been accredited by Visa to deliver Visa Mobile Payment Application (VMPA) testing. This extends FIME’s existing Visa payment card and terminal testing portfolio to also include the validation of a Visa payment application on a secure element (SE).
The card personalisation validation (CPV) test tool co-developed by Barnes and FIME has been qualified by MasterCard Worldwide to meet its latest CPV requirements version 6.2 (2013).The test tool helps issuers to reduce product time to market by enabling pre-certification of MasterCard and MasterCard PayPass™ cards. Banks, card manufacturers and personalisation bureaus can purchase the tool to test a product’s adherence to MasterCard standards prior to applying for the formal CPV service.The test tool has been qualified by MasterCard after extensive qualification tests, which confirmed that the tool collectively incorporates the personalisation functionality and security requirements outlined by the payment system in June 2013. This includes support of M/Chip Advance version 1.1 and Mobile MasterCard PayPass M/Chip 4 version 1.0 products as well as specific CPV requirements for the United States market. The tool has also been enhanced to automatically perform tests on all card interfaces – magnetic stripe, contact and contactless – without manual intervention.