Advanced secure-chip testing provider, Fime, has announced that it is the first and only laboratory accredited to provide functional testing services for JCB's new generation of contactless terminals.
In addition to offering testing services to the marketplace on behalf of an international payment brand based in Japan, the JCB-approved EVAL test tool developed by FIME is also available for purchase from its network of international offices as an off-the-shelf product for in-house testing.
"We are delighted to have advanced our integration testing capabilities for JCB," comments Alex Chen, Sales Director of FIME Asia. "Becoming the first laboratory accredited to qualify products to JCB Contactless IC Terminal Type Approval specification is a testament to the knowledge that exists at FIME Asia and across the FIME network."
FIME has been working with JCB as an accredited integration testing laboratory since the launch of JCB J/Smart, JCB's EMV Programme in 2005.
Alex adds: "Japan is one of the leading markets for the development and manufacture of secure chip products globally which is why we recently launched an office in Tokyo, Japan. With the region currently gearing up for the roll out of mobile payment services, it is an exciting time to be operating in the area. We look forward to supporting ecosystem stakeholders with our global expertise in order to achieve quicker time to market, reduced financial risk and overall costs."