Vantiv, a payment processing services and related technology provider, has unveiled a new for testing and certifying EMV called, VIABLE EMV.

Vantiv partnered with ICC Solutions, a provider of EMV test tools and associated services, to develop VIABLE and a comprehensive environment that will facilitate the EMV certifications of Vantiv merchants and ISVs.

Patty Walters, senior vice president of EMV corporate strategy at Vantiv, said: "Merchants using Vantiv’s VIABLE solution have full control over their EMV network validation activities. This new solution truly places merchants in control as they work toward the 2015 U.S. liability shift deadline.

"As part of the VIABLE rollout and to further assist merchants in jump-starting their EMV enablement, Vantiv is hosting a bicoastal training road show for merchants and partners in the coming months."

ICC Solutions CEO Dave Maisey said, "VIABLE will save merchants time, money and headaches by offering a significantly improved process in one easy to use tool."