Card Personalization Validation of Mobile MasterCard® Paypass made easier

Card Personalization Validation of Mobile MasterCard® Paypass made easier

Leiden, the Netherlands, 17th of September 2012: MasterCard announced changes around Card Personalization Validation (CPV) of Mobile MasterCard PayPass M/Chip™ 4 products, making it easier for issuers to provide essential information to validate their Mobile MasterCard PayPass products.

The recently updated process guidelines by MasterCard Worldwide for CPV of Mobile MasterCard PayPass products, offers issuers the option to provide an XML image to their service provider for CPV, instead of sending a physical mobile phone.

This additional input format for CPV of Mobile MasterCard PayPass M/Chip 4 enabled products to send to the service provider offers more flexibility to the customer. The XML image can hold the verification of the cryptograms (TC and CVC3) that are needed for the dynamic tests and will substitute a physical mobile phone. Customers that do not want to ship the Mobile device to the CPV service can now send the XML image.

Berend van Geffen, Commercial Director, says: “It’s great to see our customers are given more options to validate their Mobile MasterCard PayPass products. This will provide them with more flexibility which hopefully will result in more validated Mobile MasterCard PayPass products. Collis has been accredited to perform CPV Formal Approval for MasterCard products since June 1, 2011. So for all MasterCard validation and certification services, customers can come to Collis.”

The thorough test and approval processes have been developed for all aspects of any Mobile MasterCard PayPass implementation in order to promote worldwide interoperability at an acceptable time and cost to all parties. The aim of the testing process is to increase confidence in the smooth implementation of Mobile MasterCard PayPass–everywhere it is accepted and every time it is used.

Collis assists customers with MasterCard Formal Approval Services as well as test tools such as the Collis Mobile MasterCard PayPass Test Suite to support MasterCard’s aim to promote worldwide interoperability and a world beyond cash, underscored by convenience and simplicity.

Collis, together with RFI Global and Witham Laboratories, was recently acquired by UL. This makes UL the world’s number one independent, trusted competence center for end-to-end transaction security services for the mobile, payment eTicketing and ID management sectors on a global scale. Collis, RFI Global and Witham Laboratories will rebrand to UL by the 1st of November.

About Collis

Collis is the market leader in secure transaction technology. Collis has a strong global team dedicated to delivering innovative solutions to the finance, government, telecom and transport sectors for over a decade. Collis solutions include consultancy projects, product development of test tools & simulators and expert training associated with smart card technology, mobile payments, security and risk, transactions, NFC/TSM, cards, devices and central host systems.

Collis is an official Visa Chip Migration Partner, MasterCard Accredited Consult & Training Vendor, and member of GlobalPlatform, MobeyForum, Smart Card Alliance, ACT Canada, Swift, ISO (Cards, Road Pricing and Automated Fare Collection), 3GPP, GCF and European Brussels Interoperability Group.

Collis enjoys official recognition of payment associations (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, American Express and others as well as EMVCo) and is an ISO 9001 certified company. Collis was acquired by UL in April 2012. With the acquisition of Collis, RFI Global and Witham Laboratories, UL is the world’s number one competence center in secure transaction technology and acts as the independent, trusted knowledge partner of end-to-end transaction security services for the mobile, payment eTicketing and ID management sectors on a global scale.

the global trusted brand for all independent advisory services, test tools and certification services related to transaction security.

For more information, please go to http://www.collis.nl.

About UL

UL is a premier global safety science company with more than 100 years of proven history. Employing over 9,000 professionals in 46 countries, UL is evolving the future of safety with five distinct business units–Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Verification and Knowledge Services–to meet the expanding needs of customers and the global public.

For more information on UL’s family of companies and network of 95 laboratories, testing and certification facilities, go to http://www.UL.com.

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