EVAL 4dev

Level 2 terminal kernel cloud-based testing

Bring your products to market quickly and efficiently

The payment terminal market is moving fast. Kernel, mPOS and terminal developers need to bring their solutions to market quickly to ensure seamless contact and contactless transactions, and security for end-users.

Bringing these products to market efficiently, quickly and cost-effectively is a key challenge for the industry, and reducing lead time for development projects gives vendors a competitive edge.

Fully-automated Level 2 kernel cloud-based testing

EVAL 4dev is a cloud-based service that enables kernel, mPOS and terminal developers to validate EMV Level 2 kernels anytime, anywhere.

The cloud-based service confirms that the software applications embedded in EMV payment terminals or mPOS solutions align with the latest industry specifications. This cuts project times and costs by allowing development teams to ensure their solution is compliant throughout the pre-certification stage, reducing the risk of failure during formal certification testing.

Kernel consulting services

To aid kernel software development and debugging, FIME also offers its extensive experience and expertise to customers in the form of consulting and support services.

  • Specifications and test plans interpretation.
  • Implementation support.
  • Identification and validation of applicable test cases.
  • Fail verdicts analysis.
  • Kernel debugging support.

FIME is your end-to-end partner

The combination of EVAL 4dev, EVAL test suite, kernel consulting and FIME laboratory services offer a complete terminal kernel development and certification solution for a comprehensive list of required industry standards.


Use EVAL 4dev to test mPOS and terminal kernels

Speed up the development of your kernels with EVAL 4dev

Service description

  • The EVAL 4dev service allows development teams to test a kernel with just one click, without the need for additional hardware.
  • Manufacturers benefit from fully-automated, non-regression testing to confirm that the overall kernel application is still compliant throughout the pre-certification process, even if incremental updates and development have taken place.
  • During the testing process the kernel remains on the customer's computer and testing is performed through remote exchange with EVAL 4dev servers.
  • The service is fully monitored by FIME's teams to ensure quality and security.

FIME laboratory services

FIME is currently accredited by, and can deliver services for American Express, Discover Network, eftpos, EMVCo, JCB, Mastercard, Star Network, UnionPay and Visa.

Key benefits

  • Test the kernel from the early stages of development.
  • Cut development time.
  • Improve productivity.
  • Reduce development costs.

Key features

  • Cloud-based testing service.
  • Test anytime, anywhere.
  • Fully automated non-regression testing.
  • Flexible, scalable and simple to use.
  • No need for hardware.

Oleg Kosine, Head of P&S Marketing Payment Vendors, answers to your questions about the EVAL4dev testing solution.