Press Releases


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August 2014 EMVCo Publishes RFP for PCD Interoperability Testing Analysis Download
June 2014 EMVCo Publishes RFP for Level 1 Contactless Consultant Download
May 2014 EMVCo Publishes Latest EMV Chip Deployment Figures Download
March 2014 EMVCo Issues RFP for Terminal Interoperability Analysis Download
March 2014 EMVCo Publishes Technical Framework for its Payment Tokenisation Specification Download
February 2014 EMVCo Announces Pursuit of Security Evaluation Expert Download
February 2014 EMVCo Announces Kuala Lumpur as Location for 2014 EMV User Meeting Download
February 2014 EMVCo Associates Programme Continues To Grow Download
January 2014 EMVCo Expands Scope To Develop Tokenisation Specifications Download
September 2013 EMVCo Membership Grows With Discover Download
May 2013 EMVCo Welcomes UnionPay as its Latest Member Download
March 2013 EMVCo Announces Budapest as 2013’s EMV User Meeting Location Download
February 2013 EMVCo is seeking a technical consultant(s) to support EMV Level 1 contact & contactless specifications & test related activities Download
January 2013 EMVCo Announces Pursuit of Executive Director Download
October 2012 EMVCo Announces Latest Additions to its Associate Programme Download
September 2012 EMVCo and NFC Forum Announce Collaboration to Optimise NFC Testing Processes Download
May 2012 Latest EMVCo Figures Reveal Continued Market Adoption of EMV Technology Download
April 2012 EMVCo To Hold Annual EMV User Meeting in Toronto, Canada Download
February 2012 GlobalPlatform and EMVCo Align Mobile Payment Certification Structure Download
January 2012 Latest Figures Demonstrate Continued Global Adoption of EMV Technology Download
December 2011 EMVCo Delivers Update On Its EMV Contactless Mobile Payments Advancements Download
May 2011 Users of EMV Technology Invited to Participate in Annual Meeting Download
May 2011 EMVCo Publishes 'A Guide to EMV' as Adoption of the Payment Standard Continues to Increase Download
May 2011 EMVCo Expands Representation on its Board of Advisors Download
October 2010 Increasing EMV Card and Terminal Deployments Confirm EMV as Global Payment Standard Download
May 2010 EMV Standards Body Announces Dates for 2010 User Meeting and Invites Industry Participation Download
March 2010 EMVCo Invites Increased Industry Involvement in Global Payments Standardisation Download
May 2009 EMV Standards Body to Host First Annual EMV User Meeting in 2009 Download
February 2009 EMVCo Launches Subscription Programme Download
February 2009 EMVCo Welcomes American Express as its Fourth Owner-Member Download
September 2008 EMVCo to Increase Transparency and Engagement With Global Payments Industry Through Launch of Annual User Meeting and Subscriber Download
December 2007 EMVCo Publishes Entry Point Specification: A Step Towards a Common EMV Contactless Application Download
March 2007 MasterCard Assigns Contactless Communication Protocol to EMVCo Download
February 2007 EMVCo Publishes CCD/CPA Card Type Approval Process Documents Download
January 2006 EMVCO Launches Common Payment Application Specification Download
December 2004 JCB joins MasterCard and Visa as third owner-member of EMV Standards body Download
September 2004 EMV Introduces Common Core Definitions and Common Payment Application to ease Chip Migration Download
June 2003 EMVCo Expands Charter to Strengthen Global Participation and Enhance Industry Wide Communication Download
May 2003 MasterCard and Visa to Release Joint EMV Smart Card Personalization Specification Download