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FIs looking to invest in upgraded ATMs, new technology in 2015

EMV readers, e-receipts, touch screens and targeted marketing top the list of ATM features financial institutions want to add, a new report says.

Fed's controversial 'Choke Point' collars ATM processors

The government's Operation Choke Point initiative has put a stranglehold on many law-abiding businesses — including payment processors and pornographers.

Q3 a win (mostly) for ATM industry heavyweights

IADs Cardtronics and Euronet churned out double-digit revenue increases; Diebold continued its turnaround; NCR grew revenues, but missed expectations.

FIS executive discusses the convergence of mobile and ATMs

Company claims more than 27 million mobile banking customers as it tries to find the best experience for users.

At BAI Retail Delivery: Redirecting traffic at the branch

In an omnichannel banking session, panelists discussed universal bankers and pods, migrating transactions to self-service devices, and making customers feel comfortable with it all.

Branding & Promotions with ATM Marketing Screens

FTSI has launched an in-house graphics design team to help you optimize your most used communications channel. Custom marketing screens will help capture your member’s attention at the ATM with targeted marketing messages, while making a direct impact to your revenue.

Sponsored by: FTSI, Inc.

Wincor Nixdorf holds steady on annual net sales — with some rebalancing

Hardware and banking sales sagged, but increases in retail and software earnings took up the slack, CEO Eckard Heidloff said in the company's annual press conference.

The headlines say it all: EMV is an answer!

Today, the EMV headlines are coming at us with the velocity we previously attributed to topics such as big data.

Q3 a win (mostly) for ATM industry heavyweights

IADs Cardtronics and Euronet churned out double-digit revenue increases; Diebold continued its turnaround; NCR grew revenues, but missed expectations.

Virtual currency dominates day one of Money 20/20 conference

Ben Lawsky, New York's superintendent of financial services, addressed the status of the state's controversial BitLicense regulatory framework.

Two merchants pull the plug on NFC (and Apple Pay) as MCX looms

CVS and Rite Aid turned off NFC support last week, raising the ire of Apple supporters who vowed to take their business to Walgreens.

Using cash for small purchases shows a consumer's age

A recent study found that consumers under age 30 are much more likely to use plastic even to pay for purchases under $5.

AMIS highlights: 'This year's conference was also terrific'

A video journal of highlights and attendee comments from the second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C.

New guide offers a comprehensive view of ATM and mobile integration

The free downloadable publication includes 53 pages of survey results, case studies and interviews with innovators in the areas of ATM and mobile channel integration and branch reinvention.

Lift the flap ... what's behind it?

In the payments business, an entire industry focused on security is taking shape behind the scenes. The question is who else might be lurking back there, as well.

More relevant than ever: The changing face of the ATM

Financial institutions are investing more in high-tech features that appeal to cash-carrying millennials, and that's a great opportunity for IADs.

ATM enclosure access: Three problems, one solution

FIs, CIT providers and IADs all face issues of key management, custodian authorization and security integration. One company says it has a solution for all.

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12 months on, bitcoin ATMs are making money

Lamassu says that its Bitcoin ATMs have been paying off their initial investments short order, drawing $1,000–$3,000 in gross profits monthly.

Vietnamese bank accelerates ATM network growth with FIS switch solution

Solving its scalability issues has allowed the bank to expand its ATM network by 100 machines in less than 90 days.

New organization aims to establish standards for wireless ATM security, reliability

Founders of the ATM Connectivity Coalition hope to introduce standards that will ensure a robust and secure transaction environment without placing an unreasonable burden on ATM operators.

Real time payments coming soon ... or not?

A new report from Mercator Advisory Group considers opportunities in real-time payments for US service vendors and financial institutions.

Diebold accommodates self-service, assisted self-service functionality

The in-lobby solution helps FIs deliver on their branch transformation and omnichannel software strategies, the company says.

6-year-olds with smartphones? That's what Ericsson predicts

Yes, you read that right. What's more, the mobile network provider predicts that units will exceed 6.1 billion by 2020.

GRG debuts new model intelligent cash recycler in Germany

The company says its updated machine features a new look and an improved user experience.

HP study investigates trends in electronic payment methods

Of 634 IT professionals surveyed, nearly half said virtual currencies will be widely used within in five years, and that they eventually will overtake paper currencies.

Asia-Pacific takes over No. 1 spot as largest EFTPOS region

New research from London-based strategic research and consulting firm RBR shows that the installed base of EFTPOS terminals in the Asia-Pacific region expanded by 30 percent in 2013, putting the region in first place ahead of North America, which grew...

Where are you on EMV migration? ATMIA wants to know

The ATM EMV Readiness Survey closes at 8 p.m. Friday; input from industry members (i.e., you) will help the organization determine how best to support operators' needs and interests.

5th annual survey asks US IADs to air their concerns

The 5th annual study seeks to identify and address US IADs' most pressing concerns in the areas of government legislation, regulatory compliance and competitive challenges.

Card issuers pick up the pace of EMV promotion

Mentions of EMV charted a dramatic increase from 3 percent of estimated direct mail acquisition pieces in Q1 2014 to more than 33 percent in Q3, one monitoring company says.

Travelex, Wincor re-up ATM processing contract for 7 years

Wincor Nixdorf will continue as processor for Travelex ATMs in Europe, and will migrate devices in Asia Pacific and North America onto its global platform, as well.

Fraud-fighting measures working in UK, FICO says

Losses from card-not-present fraud increased, but so did the number of card transactions, leaving the overall rate unchanged, the company said.

Elan licenses MasterCard common AID

Licensing the MasterCard common application identifier allows Elan to facilitate US domestic debit transactions on the network in accordance with Durbin routing requirements.

Study: Mobile transaction users to top 2B by 2017

The consumption of services such as banking, money transfer, as well as purchases of goods and services via mobile device is surging, Juniper Research says.

Report notes rising consumer demand for new debit services

One of the top items on consumers' wish list is enhanced security — and it's important enough that many are willing to pay for it.

15 frightening ways Americans endanger their financial data

Are consumers careless about protecting their personal data — or are they simply convinced that nothing they do will make a difference?

Phoenix Xpression seeks to transform branch transformation

The company's new software offering promises to migrate the experience — not just the transaction.

Oregon CU uses technology to turn branches into resource centers

Rivermark Community Credit Union is linking physical and online banking to make its member experience faster, easier and more convenient.

Ohio Valley Bank, Hyosung create transformed model for new branch

The community bank will implement video banking and other technologies in order to streamline daily branch operations and place additional focus on the customer.

Glory seeks to counter customers' frustration with self-service technologies

The company's newly introduced TellerInfinity device allows the customer to choose how tellers support their transaction.

ATM Marketplace publisher to launch virtual currency summit in 2015

Economic strategist Bruce Fenton, managing director of Atlantic Financial, will be a featured speaker.

Source Technologies debuts personal teller solution at BAI

The new self-service device features customizable customer authentication and multidenomination cash acceptance and dispensing.

EMV solution from CPI serves small, medium issuers

EMVReady was developed to support small and medium-size card issuers in the U.S. as they migrate to EMV.

S African IAD achieves fourth straight year of PCI DSS compliance

Paycorp has signed the PCI Attestation of Compliance for 2014, attesting to its ongoing compliance with PCI DSS requirements.

NCR Interactive Teller now does double duty as ATM

Units at North Shore Bank have been certified for ATM transaction functionality; NCR is nearing certification with other providers, as well.

Mahindra Comviva debuts mobile money service in Zimbabwe

The company says its connectMoney Service Manager creates an industry benchmark for mobile money by connecting financial open systems powered by MasterCard and other card networks.

BMO initiative will upgrade deposit capabilities at 2,200 ATMs

The FI is working with NCR to offer single-slot deposit, dynamic image deskew, on-screen image display and high-quality image processing.

New report outlines effective mobile strategies for FIs

Mobile banking capabilities are joining ATM and branch location as important factors in consumers' choice of a financial institution, research shows.

UK test solutions provider adds US common AID to test suites

The test tool platform and test card packs from British provider ICC can now facilitate EMV implementation and rollout for its clients in the U.S.

CU24 extends agreement with Allpoint surcharge-free network

CU24 participating credit unions will be able to continue to offer their members access to funds at 55,000 Allpoint Network ATMs in four countries.

New Ensenta patent addresses RDC 'problem images'

Check Edit Express enables efficient and early editing of problem images submitted via ATM, mobile phone, kiosk or desktop scanner.

BOC revolutionizes branch banking with VTMs, big data, mobile solutions

Bank of China partnered with IBM to introduce a customer-centric, tech-driven experience that responds to changing consumer needs.

UK ATM deployer NoteMachine acquires IFX provider Eurochange

The acquisition extends the range of NoteMachine services to include not only cash, but also foreign exchange and international payments services.

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