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EMVCo Releases EMV 4.3 Specifications

December 2, 2011 at 12:52 pm

EMVCo have just released version 4.3 of the EMV specifications (EMV 4.3), which incorporates all the changes to the specifications that have been introduced by EMVCo Specification Update Bulletins since the previous version of the EMV Specifications (version 4.2b) that was published in June 2008. At the same time, an updated version of the “EMVCo […]

Contactless card payment specifications

January 31, 2011 at 11:31 am

EMV has become firmly established as the global standard for processing transactions using Chip and PIN cards, and the specifications are managed by EMVCo (which is owned by Visa, MasterCard, JCB and American Express). However, with Contactless payment cards there has never been a universal standard – instead the card schemes have chosen to define […]

EMV becoming global payment standard

October 18, 2010 at 9:47 am

EMVCo have released an interesting press release that details the number of EMV cards and terminals, and the extent of EMV migration, in each geographic region of the world. According to their figures there are now more than 1 billion EMV cards in circulation worldwide and almost two-thirds of all terminals outside the United States […]

Release of EMVCo Level 2 4.2b Spec.

February 9, 2010 at 4:36 pm

The much anticipated release of the latest EMV Level 2 test specification happened on the 5th February, and already CreditCall is working through the documents to identify changes that need to be made to its widely certified EMV software Kernel. In addition to the test case updates to validate the implementations of all the EMV […]