FIME is a trusted consultant and advanced end-to-end testing services provider within the payment, mobile telecom, e-ID and transit sectors. Its work ensures the successful and efficient market integration of products and solutions which use secure chips. Its wealth of testing knowledge and skills accelerates product time to market and promotes security, interoperability and confidence that products will deliver optimum performance once launched.
FIME has extensive EMV testing expertise working with banks, technology providers and authorities to develop the testing frameworks for international and domestic EMV-compliant payment schemes. In more recent years FIME has lead testing activity that supports the validation of secure applications to facilitate the deployment of near-field-communication (NFC) services, and advances within the trusted execution environment (TEE) and trusted service manager (TSM) ecosystems.
To ensure global testing expertise is delivered within a regional framework, FIME is expanding its network of ISO 17025 accredited laboratories and operations. It currently offers a local presence across America (Canada and the United States), Asia (India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan), Europe (France), and the Middle East (Dubai).
FIME partners with leading payment schemes and industry bodies to provide certifications and enhance the secure-chip ecosystem: American Express, Calypso Networks Association, Discover, eftpos, EMVCo, EMV Migration Forum, First Data, Global Certification Forum (GCF), GlobalPlatform, GSMA, Interac, JCB, MasterCard, Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS), NFC Forum, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), National Standard for Chip Card Specification (NSICC), OSCar Consortium, Softcard and Visa.