UL launches UL SmartConnect, a handheld test tool for card acceptance devices. Featuring contact and contactless card and mobile simulation as well as spying and performance measuring, this battery powered device connects via Bluetooth to the mobile device or tablet running the new UL Brand Test Tool.
With the introduction of the UL SmartConnect, UL now offers a revolutionary wireless and portable solution to test and certify point of sale terminals. The UL SmartConnect is integrated with the UL Brand Test Tool, providing the user with automated test execution and test card simulation. Combined with other UL test tools, it supports contact and contactless card simulation as well as real-time spying the communication, including measuring the performance of your contactless terminal.
The UL SmartConnect is part of the SmartTesting portfolio developed by UL. The portfolio consists of dedicated hardware components for testing smart cards and terminals (POS and ATM). These include UL SmartStripe (for magnetic stripe emulation), UL SmartLink Box (for contact chip emulation) and UL SmartWave Box (for contactless card and NFC mobile phone emulation). ATMs and other devices equipped with a motorized reader with a shutter can be tested with UL Smart ATM Test Cards.