Aron Ralston, author of ’Between a Rock and a Hard Place,’ delivered the keynote address. While rock climbing in May 2003, Ralston amputated his arm to survive a climbing mishap that kept him pinned by a boulder for several days in the des
Ralston’s was a message many ATM players have taken to heart, as the global economic recession is collecting its toll on every corner of the financial-services industry.
Aron Ralston is now a conservation activist, mountain guide and outdoor photographer. His keynote address was sponsored by Elan Financial Services.
Local Tranax Technologies, now under the ownership of Eltna, showed off a number of new devices, including its check-scanning terminals for counter/teller applications. Shown above is the HCS-1500C, a mini check scanner.
Tranax’ HCS-3000 comes equipped with a back-feeding mechanism that automatically rejects checks when the MICR or OCR data is not completely processed during the scan.
Tranax’ HGS-500CU is a high-speed MICR document scanner. The HGS line of scanners, which includes the 300CU and the 500CU, can scan 50 color sheets per minute, or 100 black and white sheets per minute.
Tranax displayed its new through-the-wall ATM, which is being marketed as a retail solution. The sale price is expected to come in under $5,000 and the machine includes no deposit-taking abilities.
Tranax’ new through-the-wall ATM is a modular machine with a screen at the rear for service and technical instruction.
Tranax showed its c4000 with a digital-signage topper that can display rotating advertisements.
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At its booth, Talaris, formerly De La Rue Cash Systems, showed a number of enhancements to its line of notes dispensers and cash management solutions. Shown above is the NMD 100 notes and media dispenser.
During the show, Talaris introduced the NMD 100e, an ’enhanced’ version of its NMD 100. The NMD 100e is touted by Talaris for its practical innovations, such as decreased cash replenishment time for CITs.
The word ’talaris’ literally means the winged sandals of Hermes. Talaris says the new corporate name was chosen to represent speed and agility, innovation and commerce.
After officially announcing its break from De La Rue, Talaris introduced its direct ATM repair and servicing business for U.S. ATM operators.
Talaris’ single denomination dispeser, the SDD, is one of the world’s most-used notes dispeners for self-service deployments.
Talaris introduced at the show a patented carrying case for cassettes.
Ohio-based WRG introduced a new ATM that’s not only compact, but also portable. The Apollo LT hit the market in September, and it’s the first ATM WRG has introduced since launching its Genesis ATM line in 2007.
ACAL, an ATM security solutions provider displayed its anti-skimming technology which builds on a "detect and protect" method with enhanced detection, analysis and reporting of foreign radio-frequency transmissions, such as those from wireless s
Triton Systems of Delaware’s RL2000, released in 2007, remains the company’s most robust ATM and is geared for the high-end retail market.
Triton introduced its new RL 1600 ATM, an entry-level retail ATM designed for the low-end market. It’s the first ATM Triton has introduced since the release of its RL 2000 in 2007, and it’s making its debut during Triton’s 30th year
AOne ATM, a graphics company that specializes in graphics and wraps for ATM enclosures, branded the Triton RL 1600 for Triton’s booth display.
ATM James Phillips, Triton’s director of North American sales, demonstrates the new RL 1600.
the cocktail reception Wednesday night, attendees were anxious to get a few moments with Aron Ralston, the keynote speaker who shared his story of survival after he was trapped by a bolder in the dessert for several days.
Jim Penza of WRG shares a drink with colleagues.
Representatives from TMD Security and Steve Weeks of ACAL took a moment to smile for the camera.
ATMIA brought in a dualing piano duo for the evening’s event.
David Welch and Barbara Montopoli at the ATMIA reception.
From left: Carl Jennings of NetWorld Alliance, ATM Marketplace’s parent; Brian Kett of GRG International; Dave Wurm of NetWorld Alliance and Bob Fincher of NetWorld Alliance.
Having fun at the reception.
The Talaris crew
Shelly Chandler of Wells Fargo, formerly Wachovia, and Russ Hinley of Pendum.
ATM From left: Alicia Blanda of Triton, Peter Kulik of Fifth Third Processing Solutions and Steve Hensley of KAL.
Tom Harper, president of ATMIA and publisher of ATM Marketplace, opened Thursday’s events with a presentation about ATM Future Trends. During his presentation, he declared that "cash isn’t going anywhere."
The Elan Financial Services crew, formerly Palm Desert National Bank’s Electronic Banking Division.
The Cash Connect group.
At the NCR Corp. booth, attendees could see the readySTATION, a prepaid-card-dispensing kiosk introduced to the market in 2006 by Ready Credit Corp.
The readySTATION garnered quite a bit of attention from ISOs at the show because of its cash-acceptance functionality. The kiosk offers retailers a way to offer those cash-preferred users a method of loyalty and branding through a prepaid option.
NCR promoted a number of financial solutions at its booth.
Nautilus Hyosung’s Monimax 5300CE was the most looked-at ATM at the NH booth. The 5300CE, recently upgraded, includes a 15-inch color display and four cassettes that can each hold up to 3,000 notes.
The Monimax 5300CE with a digital topper.
At the Wincor Nixdorf booth, the SlimCash 200, which the company introduced about 18 months ago, was displayed with a digital topper ideal for retail locations.
Though the SlimCash is Wincor’s newest ATM model for the retail environment, many attendees continued to tout the strength and robustness of the ProCash 1500, a model Wincor has had on the market for several years.
At the Wincor booth.
At the Solvport booth. Solvport was recently acquired by TRM Copy Centers.
Will Kelly, director of The DPL Group, attended his last ATMIA show. Kelly is retiring this year.