As a provider of ready-to-certify Level 2 kernels, we have first-hand experience of the challenges you face when it comes to EMV and contactless kernel certification. We have collaborated with many certification labs and understand the possible issues you encounter at the lab side as well.
Let me list them down for you:
We have encountered most of these challenges when we help terminal vendors and manufacturers through Level 2 Kernel certification.
We have encountered these situations when we handheld terminal vendors for their certification needs by coordinating with the labs.
With all this knowledge, we wanted to make it simple for terminal vendors and manufacturers, so we developed an on-demand tool called Mantle. Mantle would assist the vendors and manufacturers in reducing the cost and timeline for debugging and certification.
It would help you save costs, time, and frustration during development and certification in the labs. Mantle is handily right from development through certification for unit testing and debugging. You have to approach the certified labs only for certification, and you will likely get the certification in the first iteration.
Mantle is a fully automated card simulator with an inbuilt analysis engine, which can be extended to suit your test case and plan. The real-time analyzer provides test results immediately and provides you with pointers in logs to debug
Mantle works with the system under test (POS/ ATM/ SoftPOS/ mPOS/ Mobile terminal) through a probe or TCP/IP sockets to connect. The python editor of Mantle works directly with the card simulator and analyzer engine
Mantle comes with a python-based scripting engine, allowing testers to write simple scripts to automate the Level 2 kernel testing. Besides, testers and developers can also write their own test cases with Python knowledge.
Besides, complex kernel functionalities like Cryptograms, PDOL, Bit/byte calculations, BER-TLV, SDA, DDA, CDA, and offline PIN are offered as inbuilt libraries to make the life of the tester/developer easier.
With Mantle, you as a terminal vendor or a manufacturer can save tens of thousands of dollars in costs related to debugging and certification. Add to this the amount of time you would save in your certification efforts.
Ping us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we shall be happy to help you with anything related to kernel certification. By the way, there are no strings attached.
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