TÜV SÜD is an accredited EMVCo Level 1 and Level 2 testing laboratory with over 10 years of experience in the payment systems market. TUV are responsible for testing products such as vending units, electronic point of sale (EPOS) and automatic teller machines (ATM).
As an independent third party test and certification body, specialising in innovative products, TUV are authorised to carry out testing for payment systems devices against the harmonised debit/credit EMV standards.
TUV’s partnership with Smart Technology Solutions involves the external validation of STS’ customers’ payment systems, which have already successfully completed testing in-house at STS’ main offices. As TUV are affiliated to EMVCo, they are able to provide the certification of those systems, ensuring that card interface devices and the related software have the functionality and interoperability to perform effectively with EMV-compliant payment systems.