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 has released a new version of its automated open banking API test solution, TrustAPI+, including support for The Berlin Group, one of the largest open-access API standards. Banks and third-party providers (TPPs) can now assess compliance against two major Access to Account interfaces, the NextGenPSD2 and STET APIs. This reduces the cost and time required to verify APIs against PSD2-compliant standards and fast-tracks the launch of open banking use cases.한국어
Payments testing and consultancy expert, FIME has announced its acquisition of CETECOM U.S.’s payment activities. FIME’s expanded expertise and services will enable the U.S. payment ecosystem to define, design, deliver and test innovative, secure and digital payments products.
FIME has completed its first EMV®* 3-D Secure (3DS) Access Control Server (ACS) certification. Concerto Software and Systems is an Indian payment service provider. Its solution has now received approval from EMVCo in line with the EMV 3DS v2.1.0 specification, the first step on the path to providing a certified 3DS solution.
FIME and Barnes International Limited's Personalization Validation Tool (PVT) has been qualified against the latest Mastercard PVT Release 2020 Requirements v13.1 for the Mastercard Card Personalization Validation (CPV) process. Devices can now be pre-validated prior to submission to Mastercard. The tool enables the same detailed and rigorous tests that are used by Mastercard’s certification labs globally to perform certification of cards, smartphones and other devices. This speeds up certification and reduces the delays and high costs associated with qualification failure.
FIME has helped Euro-Information, Crédit Mutuel Group’s fintech, to achieve certification in line with the latest nexo standards Acquirer Protocol v6.0. The protocol standardizes the communication between the point of interaction (POI) device and the acquirer host. Certified by PayCert, the implementation will significantly reduce system management costs for Euro-Information. By utilizing international standards, they deliver seamless cross-border acceptance for the Group.
FIME has launched its new Smartspy+ solution to support the adoption of contact and contactless transaction technologies for payments, transport and access control. Enhanced portability and performance allow product developers and system integrators to check, debug and validate their products wherever they are. This accelerates time to market for smart cards, NFC tags, ePassports, mobile devices and readers by identifying interoperability issues quickly and easily.
FIME has been accredited to test biometric components in line with FIDO Alliance’s Biometric Component Certification Program. The accreditation enables device manufacturers and solution providers to ensure the quality and performance of biometric authentication solutions including fingerprint, facial, voice, and iris recognition.
FIME has performed the first automated Mastercard Test Equipment Interface (TEI) Level 2 payment terminal compliance test. Point of sale (POS) terminal provider PAX Technology fast-tracked commercial launch using FIME’s test tool and laboratory services. The automated process helped PAX Technology to reduce costs, development and compliance times by up to 50% for this and future projects.
FIME has joined the Berlin Group’s NextGenPSD2 Advisory Board, a pan-European technical standardization body. Additionally, FIME is participating in NISP, which supports the implementation of the NextGenPSD2 XS2A interface, as defined by Berlin Group and in compliance with PSD2. FIME’s expertise will guide the stakeholders of the group’s open banking API standard in defining and testing efficient implementation solutions.
FIME has been authorized by PayCert to evaluate payment solution implementations against the latest nexo standards Acquirer Protocol v6.0. This completes FIME’s end-to-end portfolio of nexo standards services. It can now support nexo standards implementations with training and consultancy services, right through to the testing and the certification processes.