January 23 – Ingenico Group, a global leader in seamless payment, and Beamm, Inc., makers of intelligent cloud-connected POS and commerce technology for small businesses, have launched a multi-channel commerce solution for small business owners. Called the smart tabletPOS and available immediately, it combines powerful tablet POS software integrated with cloud-based tools to help merchants ring up sales, manage their business, engage customers and drive revenue.
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January 23 – With only nine months until the EMV migration deadline, retail and technology professionals are still unprepared, according to a recent survey by ACI Worldwide. The survey of 200 retail industry professionals was conducted in January 2015 at the National Retail Federation’s 104th Annual Convention and Expo, “The Big Show,” in New York.
January 12 – The 2015 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit has a full agenda with senior leaders from every major payments market scheduled to speak on the progress of U.S. EMV chip migration, mobile payments and open transit payments initiatives. For 2015, the Alliance has added a full third day of convergence track sessions to highlight how technologies and innovations in payments interlace, as well as a training course and testing session for CSCIP/Payments certification.
January 12 – Panasonic, an industry leader in reliable and innovative mobile computers for retail, has launched the Toughpad FZ-R1, the industry’s first 7-inch all-in-one mobile POS tablet running Windows 8.1 for retail environments and to meet the changing omni-channel customer expectations while providing secure transaction capabilities.
January 9 – The global technical body, EMVCo, will broaden its scope to include the next generation of 3D Secure in order to support new and emerging remote payment technologies, according to a news release from the organization.
December 22 – Coming to Salt Lake City in February, the 2015 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit will bring together hundreds of executives to answer some of the biggest questions in payments today: Will the U.S. be ready for EMV chip payments by the fraud liability shift date in October? Can Apple Pay be the catalyst that makes mobile payments a part of everyday life? How are transit agencies trailblazing the industry by being early adopters of mobile and open contactless payments?
December 18 – The U.S. roadmap for the EMV transition has been in place since 2012. Now with only 8 months to go until the liability shift takes place, stakeholders are under tremendous pressure and scrutiny to get it right. However, many questions remain unanswered. If you need pointers on how to pick the best payment-processing partner, or how to navigate business impacts, Moneris has just added a new chapter to PYMNTS.com E-book that addresses everything you need to know about EMV, right now. Moneris joins industry leaders such as Gemalto, Creditcall, Datacard and Oberthur.
December 11 – Increased security and reduction of in-person counterfeit card fraud are major drivers for the ongoing migration to EMV chip payments in the U.S. However, the advanced security processes going on behind the scenes of a chip transaction may be confusing for stakeholders new to the technology. The EMV Migration Forum simplifies one of the fundamental security features of chip transactions – the cryptogram – in a new video tutorial just released.
December 8 – SmartMetric has successfully developed a super miniature fingerprint scanner that sits inside a credit card to act as the ultimate key to protect a person’s credit card. Forget passwords and computer generated tokens, by using a person’s fingerprint to activate a user’s credit or debit card "SmartMetric has made the card user the key," said SmartMetric’s President & CEO, Chaya Hendrick.
November 13 – With the October 2015 deadline for conversion to the EMV chip technology system less than a year away, banks and issuers are ratcheting up promotion of EMV enabled cards through enhanced customer communication and a shift in messaging within their credit card acquisition efforts. Chicago-based Competiscan has observed dramatic increases in direct mail acquisition offers promoting microchip-enabled credit cards, known as EMV, since the beginning of 2014, and expects this trend to continue.