Discover accredits Elitt laboratory. Caen (France), Sept. 18th, 2018

Discover accredits Elitt laboratory. Caen (France), Sept. 18th, 2018

Elitt adds the evaluations of Discover cards to its commercial offer

Elitt’s  testing and approval services check all aspects of smart cards: physical characteristics, compatibility with EMV smart card standard to ensure  global interoperability and compliance.

Card products developed to be compliant with Discover specifications are required to go through the Discover Card type approval process, performing full-functional card testing in conformity with Discover requirements for its contact and contactless D-PAS cards (Discover Payment Application Specifications)

The functional type approval process will verify that the functionality of the card product complies with the Discover  applicable specifications.

Elitt  offers debugging, precertification and formal Type Approval Testing, for card products developed to be compliant with Discover specifications.

Accreditation from Discover for D-PAS Card Functional Type Approval testing covers 
• Contact D-PAS Card Application
• Contactless D-PAS Card Application
• Cross-testing D-PAS cards

Type approval process includes EMVCo Level 1 tests (contact & contactless), contact application , contactless application (with performance tests)
The  Discover accreditation completes our portfolio of accredited testing services we can offer  for different payment schemes. This greatly benefits our customers, and helps them to reduce their time-to-market.

ELITT is already delivering certifications on products dedicated to payment transactions and in other domains where products can be reused like in public transport, healthcare and government programs. Manufacturers will be able to take advantage of getting multiple certifications at the same place to save development time and expenses.

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