TÜV SÜD accredited as Test Laboratory for AMEX Expresspay Terminals
TÜV SÜD Product Service has received AMEX Enabled accreditation* for type approval testing and certification services of American Express contactless readers.
Jean-Louis Evans, Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Product Service, said: “In this highly competitive space, minimising time to market for new payment technologies is vital. Our AMEX accreditation adds another capability to our portfolio of contactless payment services, giving terminal manufacturers access to a one-stop solution that ensures reliability of their product and compliance with the major card providers.”
TÜV SÜD’s global services deliver against the multitude of standards which define different requirements for payment card processing. It supports banks, processors, payment service providers, hosting providers, merchants, and payment application vendors with both advisory and assessment services.
About TÜV SÜD
TÜV SÜD has over 15 years’ of experience in the payment systems market, and also provides accredited EMVCo Level 1 and Level 2 contact and contactless terminal testing through its UK and Japanese laboratories. For contactless terminals, it is also a MasterCard, JCB and VISA Level 2 accredited testing laboratory. The products tested range from vending units, electronic point of sale (EPOS), automatic teller machines (ATM) and mobile point of sale (mPOS).
About AMEX Enabled
The AMEX Enabled Programme is a convenient way for companies to get the information they need to develop a product or service that is compatible with the American Express Network. Once a company’s product is fully certified with American Express, it is given the AMEX Enabled badge.
AMEX Enabled products are listed here, allowing issuers (financial institutions that provide cards to consumers) and acquirers (financial institutions that enable merchants to accept payments) to confidently select technology that is compatible with the American Express Network.
*AMEX Enabled accreditation identifies third-party products or services that meet American Express requirements. See here for more details. Any listing, designation, approval or certification by American Express does not constitute a guarantee, endorsement, or warranty of a third-party’s product, service or performance. Products or services will require certification in order to be allowed for use by an issuer, acquirer or provider on the American Express Global Network.