Friendly ATMs — what brings you back?

If gaining access to money from an ATM crosses the line from convenient and 'cool' to burdensome, the flight from cash will accelerate.

Like empty beer cans, Australian ATMs are being crunched!

A report by the Reserve Bank of Australia says that "it is likely that ATM numbers will begin to fall, given the observed decline in cash use and ATM withdrawals."

'Fearless Imagination': Reimagining FI payments systems

Legacy bank payments systems are under pressure and must be reimagined and transformed as the industry moves forward.

Scary times ahead, indeed!

What is particularly scary is the sheer number and value of transactions being processed today.

Bridging the 'transformation gap' with video teller [infographic]

Traditional and digital banking customers want different things from a branch; a VTM allows an FI to serve both in a single, cost-effective environment.

Blink and you'll get it!

Picture this: MasterCard is piloting a security scheme that will approve bankcard purchases with a selfie — and a blink.

How to upgrade your ATMs to EMV and stay in business

ATM deployers don’t have to choose between EMV upgrades today and fraud risks later; options now available can make migration more affordable.

EMV liability shift for ATMs: Are you feeling lucky?

Nobody — no card network or government or bank — has said that ATM deployers have to upgrade to EMV. But what might you be putting at risk if you don't?

A Greek tragedy: 'The death of cash'

Not a week goes by without some Cassandra predicting the demise of cash. But Greeks' desperate quest to find stocked ATMs says that's more theatrics than fact.

The battle of the bands

Banknotes take a beating from rubber bands. One simple packaging change could greatly improve the fitness of bills in circulation.

Hell's Bells — no more transaction fees!

Payments software giant ACI Worldwide has acknowledged that, in the future, users of licensed payments solutions won't look favorably upon vendors charging transaction fees.

Under the Milky Way tonight ...

How brightly do our systems shine today? How proudly do we stand beneath the overarching technology we rely on to compete in today's business world?

Lawmakers take an interest in electronic payments

Both branches of Congress have formed bipartisan caucuses focused on payment technologies and data security in the US.

Cohesive branding key to effective marketing at the ATM

Consider how your FI works to keep branding efforts constantly in front of your customers — including those engaging with you at the ATM.

Thought retailers had omnichannel in the bag? They're not alone!

It's becoming the new norm for modern payments solutions to manage networks of ATMs anchored by hubs that make any feature accessible by any device.

Going once … Going twice ... Reverse auctions for ATM paper

There can be some advantages to the practice of reverse auction buying, but there can be some hidden drawbacks, as well.

No time for running in place!

Amid stories about failed security, obsolete applications and legacy systems, there's evidence that vendors are lacing up their shoes to keep the industry ahead.

Power couple: ATM and mobile

Mobile devices are becoming ATM-access tools, able to offer many of the display and keyboard functions currently available on the self-service device.

What goes boom on the street: The gassing of ATMs!

I am extremely fearful that the greatly dumbed-down 'blow up the ATM' model will appeal to many a would-be bad guy once the old 'steal the ATM card' method no longer works.

Consumers looking to be their own fraud protection advocates

Nearly two-thirds of American consumers say they would use a service that sends them an email or text when suspicious activity occurs on their payment card.

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