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UL partners with Abrantix to release a solution for automated payment terminal test execution

The UL and Abrantix collaboration brings to the market the UL Brand Test Robot to automate payment terminal brand certification testing.

Testing payment terminals is usually a manual and repetitive process. It involves scenarios in which test operators must spend a considerable amount of time pressing buttons, entering pins and inserting cards. This is very time-consuming, not to mention the potential risk for human errors. To address these issues, UL releases the Brand Test Robot by integrating the AX Robot solution from Abrantix with its Brand Test Tool for payment terminal testing.

The UL Brand Test Tool is a worldwide recognized tool for payment terminal testing projects. And now, thanks to the integration with the Abrantix AX robot to perform test operator’s work, such as tapping, dipping, swiping the card and entering PINs into the card reader, the overall solution brings efficiency, saves considerable amount of testing time and minimizes the need for human intervention.

UL Brand Test solution

UL Brand Test Robot is the right test solution for Acquirers, Acquirer Processors, Merchants and Terminal Vendors, who are dealing with the execution of high volume repetitive test cases on payment terminals and are seeking for automated test environments that can make their testing process more efficient, while maintaining the required levels of quality and accuracy. Additionally, terminal manufacturers and payment acquirers may want to ‘stress’ their payment acceptance devices by performing very high number of unattended transactions and proof the durability of the terminal software.

Henrique Di Lorenzo Pires, Technology Director at UL’s Transaction Security division said: “We are very pleased with this successful products in the market nowadays, and the integration with the Abrantix AX robot solution will reinforce its positioning and current list of features by adding innovative automation capabilities.”

Daniel Eckstein, CEO at Abrantix adds: ‘‘We had an amazing collaboration with UL. We tightly integrated the UL BTT with the AX Robot. This gives our customers the ability to fully automate EFT/POS Terminal Testing, either for certification or regression testing. ’’

Visit UL at booth 1601 during Money20/20 in Las Vegas from the 22nd until the 25th of October for a live demonstration of the UL Brand Test Robot.

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About UL’s Transaction Security services
UL’s Transaction Security division guides companies within the mobile, payments, and transit domains through the complex world of electronic transactions. UL is the global leader in safeguarding security, compliance, and global interoperability. Offering advice, training, compliance and interoperability services, security services, and test tools, during the full life cycle of your product development process or the implementation of new technologies. UL’s people proactively collaborate with industry players to define robust standards and policies. Bringing global expertise to your local needs. UL has accreditations from industry bodies including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, JCB, American Express, EMVCo, UnionPay, PCI, GCF, GlobalPlatform, NFC Forum, and many others. For more information, go to

About UL
UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. We test, inspect, audit, certify, validate, verify, advise and train and we support these efforts with software solutions for safety and sustainability. To learn more about us, visit

About Abrantix
Abrantix Ltd. was founded in Zürich in the year 2001. Abrantix is a private and independent company which is specialized in payment software engineering. They are characterised by their many years of project experience, with a large market and development knowledge know-how Abrantix is the ideal partner for the realisation of your software project in electronic payment transactions.

The headquarters of Abrantix lies in the heart of Zürich, we have international representation in Newcastle Australia. Today we realise payment projects in over 19 countries and thus take care of efficient, safe and high quality electronic payment systems around the globe. For more information visit

More information:
UL: Caitlynn Dykstra
Marketing EMEA/LA
T: (+31) 71 581 3636

Abrantix: Daniel Eckstein
T: (+41) 43 433 70 30

Daniel Eckstein

Daniel is the Chair of the Board and Founder of Abrantix, a visionary, lateral thinker and the driving force behind Abrantix. With his other partners he has developed the company into a leader in payment software engineering.

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