Gartner Research

EMV Chip Card Payment Standard: Perspective

Published: 11 June 2002

ID: G0089953

Analyst(s): Ellen P. Walsh

Summary

EMV is an interoperability and compatibility standard for chip cards that allows cards to operate from any terminal and is used to migrate from magnetic stripe to chip card technology.

Table Of Contents
  • Technology Basics
    • Testing
    • EMV Specification
    • Interoperability
    • Chip Card and Card Reader Dialog
    • Payment Application Dialog
    • Operating Requirements
  • Technology Analysis
    • Visa Mandates
    • Visa Programs
    • Business Use
    • Benefits and Risks
    • Selection Guidelines
  • Technology Leaders
  • Insight

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