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Fime supports European payment acceptance unity with first CPACE-approved tool and lab.

November 09, 2021

Fime supports European payment acceptance unity with first CPACE-approved tool and lab.

Fime is the first to be approved by the European Card Payment Cooperation (ECPC) to test and certify payment terminals and SoftPOS solutions in line with the CPA Contactless Extensions (CPACE) specification. Terminal vendors and kernel developers can now confirm the Level 2 functional compliance of their products using Fime’s Eval+ cloud-based test tool and lab services. CPACE provides a foundation of interoperability for the European payment ecosystem, offering a seamless experience for consumers when making contactless payments.

Fime’s extensive portfolio of CPACE services allows players to achieve compliance with multiple schemes quickly and efficiently. This approach helps to reduce costs, mitigate risks and ensure consistency across the ecosystem.

Our unique experience allows us to support the development of CPACE as a common European platform for contactless payment acceptance. By increasing openness and reducing the time needed to develop different technologies, stakeholders can avoid vendor lock-in and focus on enabling innovation. We are proud to be facilitating interoperability in the terminal acceptance ecosystem to drive better user experiences across Europe.
Raphaël Guilley
VP Solutions at Fime 

Powered by Fime Test Factory, Fime’s CPACE testing tool and services provide development teams with 24/7 access to the latest test suite, ensure accelerated time-to-market through automated product testing and facilitate collaboration between distributed teams. Learn more about Fime’s Eval+ testing services here. 

For further Fime media information, please contact:
Fergus Straiton at iseepr + 44 (0) 113 350 1922
Stéphanie Pietri at Fime

About Fime
Fime enables its clients to create and launch trusted and secure solutions with consulting and testing services in payments, smart mobility, biometrics, authentication and open banking. It offers global cross-industry perspective, local insight, and unique heritage in testing and certification. Fime’s consultants provide transformative business expertise, partnering with organizations worldwide to define, design, deliver and test their products and services. With 400+ experts around the world, Fime works strategically to help its clients turn ideas into reality, swiftly take products to market, and achieve competitive advantage. Working together, Fime turns powerful innovations into the future of trusted transactions.

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