February 18, 2015

Q-Card Company Receives EMVCo Accreditation

SUNBURY, PA , February 18, 2015--Q-Card Company, an independent, third-party test lab, is now an EMVCo Accredited laboratory* for contactless card and mobile level 1, analog and digital testing.

With the abundance of recent data breaches at retailers and banks, the adoption of EMV in the U.S. is growing rapidly. EMV chip technology is becoming the global standard to combat payment fraud and ensures interoperability of chip cards and terminals worldwide. Contactless card and mobile level 1 testing is required by the major payment brands before products can be used in an EMV payment transaction. Q-Card can now conduct testing on behalf of card or mobile vendors who need level 1 type approval in order to sell their products. Q-Card can also perform EMV pre-certification and debugging for level 1 contact, contactless and mobile for new product development.

Q-Card Company is a third party test lab that can help ensure a client’s products perform secure, reliable transactions. Its comprehensive expertise spans EMV, NFC, smartcard and magstripe payment and ID technologies. Q-Card holds certifications in ISO 9001:2008, ISO 17025 and EMVCo Accreditation for level 1, analog and digital for contactless cards and mobile devices. Our experienced laboratory performs all types of card and terminal testing and consulting to the payments and ID space


*Conditions of EMVCo Accreditation: EMVCo requires an interim proficiency audit to be successfully completed before the end of the validity period demonstrating the satisfactory resolution of the existing audit observations as an accreditation probation condition.

EMVCo accreditation does not under any circumstances include any endorsement or warranty regarding the functionality, quality or performance of any particular product or service. EMVCo does not warrant any products or services provided by third parties. EMVCo accreditation does not under any circumstances include or imply any product warranties from EMVCo, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose, or non-infringement, all of which are expressly disclaimed by EMVCo. All rights and remedies regarding products and services which have received EMVCo accreditation shall be provided by the party providing such products or services, and not by EMVCo.