Collis EMV tool CPV module gets MasterCard qualification

Source: UL

UL is pleased to announce that the latest CPV version 6 module in the Collis EMV Personalization Validation Tool (Collis EMV PVT 3.7.0) has been qualified by MasterCard Worldwide.

Professional testing of personalized MasterCard EMV/PayPass cards is essential to ensure global acceptance of cards. UL Transaction Security's newly developed CPV module checks if MasterCard cards are correctly personalized according to the latest MasterCard specifications.

The new MasterCard CPV 6 module ensures compliance with the following MasterCard Worldwide standards:
• M/Chip Requirements 03 October 2012
• M/Chip Personalization Data Specifications and Profiles 28 June 2013
• PayPass - M/Chip Requirements 28 June 2013
• PayPass Personalization Data Specifications, Version 1.8 - April 2013
• M/Chip Card Personalization Standard Profiles 28 June 2013
• M/Chip Card Personalization U.S. Market Standard Profiles 28 June 2013

Christian Delporte, Head of Product Development, Global Chip and Contactless Solutions at MasterCard Worldwide, commented: "Collis test tools are recognized in the chip testing market and conform to the latest MasterCard CPV test requirements. The new version broadens the offer of test tools available to MasterCard issuers, card manufacturers and personalization bureaus."

Maxim Dyachenko, Manager Service Line Test Tools at UL Transaction Security, added: "We are proud to announce the continuing market-leading status for personalization validation testing with the Collis EMV Personalization Validation Tool. This test tool is of great value to all its users including MasterCard member banks and card issuers. Use of this tool fits seamlessly to prepare for the CPV Formal Approval Service that UL can deliver to you. The CPV module within the Collis EMV PVT enables issuers of MasterCard cards to speed up their personalization process, which reduces their time-to-market."

UL Transaction Security comprises Collis, RFI Global and Witham Laboratories, which were recently rebranded to UL. The Collis test tool portfolio will remain its strong brand and will continue to be further developed and expanded. 

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