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Galitt Testing Software support migration to contactless payment cards and terminals in Asia and globally


Boulogne-Billancourt (France), June 3rd, 2019


In the context of the worldwide migration to contactless payment systems, Galitt is proud to announce its Test Suites based on KaNest®-ICC are increasingly used by test labs in the Asia
Pacific Region to satisfy the growing demand for payment terminals Level 2 contactless certification.


The global market evolution from contact to contactless payments goes on with new needs for certification for payment terminals. To answer this demand, Galitt provides an extensive portfolio
of Test Suites, certified by all major payment schemes, such as EMVCo, American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa, that allow vendors and labs to validate the compliance of terminal and card products to the specifications.

All stakeholders in the payment industry benefit from Galitt expertise, thanks to the company’s
longstanding partnerships with leading certification labs worldwide. In the Asia Pacific Region,
these partners especially include:

  • Applus+ Laboratories in Shanghai, China,
  • Beijing Unionpay Card Technology Co., Ltd. (Bank Card Test Center)
  • ICTK in South Korea,
  • TÜV SÜD Japan.


Thanks to these partnerships, terminal vendors and other stakeholders now benefit from KaNest®-ICC, the Galitt card simulator that allows executing Level 2 test plans for contact and contactless interface payment terminals as defined by the leading payment schemes. These readyto-use test tools enable to verify that acceptance systems (payment terminals) are compliant with the specifications allowing them to be certified according to payment schemes requirements.


François Inglebert, Marketing Director, Testing Solutions at Galitt, declares: “We are happy to witness that certification labs recognize the performance, quality and ease of use of Galitt KaNest®-ICC Test Suites enabling them to provide best-in-class services to all payment industry stakeholders involved in the global evolution from contact to contactless terminals and cards.”


KaNest®-ICC provides a card simulator that allows to check the compliance of card acceptance systems. These Test Suites are used to debug, evaluate and validate acceptance devices such as payment terminals, based on card standards (EMV, Entry Point, AEIPS, Expresspay, D-PAS, Mastercard Contactless, VCPS…).


Galitt KaNest®-ICC Level 2 Terminal Test Suites run all test plans defined by the leading payment schemes: American Express’ Expresspay V3.x and V4.x, Discover Contactless D-PAS Terminal including Zip part, Mastercard contactless v3.x, and Visa VCPS 2.1x and 2.2x.

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