UL‘s Visa payWave Test Tool now includes EMV in transit tests

May 15, 2017 - UL is pleased to announce the release of the Visa payWave Test Tool v4.1.0. This version now also supports testing of transit terminals, next to all tests as defined in VpTP v4.1.

With the introduction of EMV in transit, Visa defined test cases for transit gate terminals. The Visa payWave Test Tool now supports testing of transit terminals, using the test cases in Visa Europe – payWave Transit Gate Test Procedures Version 1.0, April 2017 (VpTGTP v1.0).

The Visa payWave Test Tool is the official Visa Europe test tool for Acquirers, Acquirer Processors, Terminal Manufacturers and Terminal Vendors who want to deploy contactless payment devices for Visa payWave acceptance in the Visa Europe region. It is used to perform the mandated tests before your payWave terminal can be deployed at a merchant’s location or in a transit environment. This ensures that the terminal can correctly handle Visa payWave cards (from all regions). Visa payWave Test Tool version 4.1.0 covers all test cases as defined in Visa Europe’s latest test specifications, the Visa Europe – payWave Terminal Test Procedures Version 4.1, April 2017 (VpTP v4.1) and Visa Europe – payWave Transit Gate Test Procedures Version 1.0, April 2017 (VpTGTP v1.0).