Dressing up for the occasion ...

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There's no question that ATMs are getting dressed up. Whether it's in support of something temporary — a concert or other event — or an installation of a more permanent nature, ATMs can put on a show.

FEATURES


I might be small but I’m your newest customer!

For me, June is dominated by the huge big-tent marketing event, 2014 HP Discover, that HP holds in Las Vegas. I am on my way — more than likely participating — by the time you read this post. I have to admit I really look forward to these events, as they’re the place to hear what is proving successful for HP and its partners.

Staying ahead of ATM skimmers

ATM security is like an ongoing race between the good guys and bad guys. As soon as the industry develops a technological advantage to defeat one method of ATM skimming, it seems criminals find another way to steal card data....

Shedding light on LEDs for ATMs

Hallo ATM Marketplatz! It’s your favorite German-Texan-Georgian here to blog about another ATM industry topic. Last month’s post highlighted the fact that refurbishment services can be used to make Windows 7 upgrades more affordable. This month’s blog continues with the...

Crash and grab. Rip and replace. What's with all the violence?

Skimming the posts and features of the past few days, the headline "Gone in 60 seconds" proved just too tempting to ignore. As someone who likes cars a lot and spends as much time as I do driving them —...

To a needy mother, a fingerprint’s as good as a PIN

I have just attended the latest user event put on jointly by the NonStop user community and HP. Among the participants were many from the financial services marketplace, as NonStop continues to underpin many of the world's biggest ATM networks....

EMV: Where do I even start?!

by Daryl Cornell If you're a U.S. ISO, the mere mention of EMV conversion is probably enough to send shivers down your spine.

System crash? Well then, no cash!

When does an era end? When do we definitively state, once and for all, that a product or technology has moved beyond legacy and is essentially dead? For those of us supporting payments platforms, I suspect there's not one of...

The top 5 things to sell this year

From late 2011 to 2012, there was no shortage of needs to fill for bank customers and their ATMs. ADA upgrades were hot and doing nothing was not an option — at least for financial institutions that cared about compliance!...

Defective ATM parts repair: the thrifty way to get a spare

Hallo ATM Marketplatz! It's your favorite German-Texan-Georgian here. This time I would like to focus on a topic that is of particular importance to ATM service and maintenance companies: reducing operational costs through efficient spare parts management. As Benjamin Franklin...

Who's watching your ATMs?

This monitoring solution sees to it that individuals at the ATM are secured or deterred, as the case requires.

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NEWS


Diebold to acquire EPP expertise with purchase of Cryptera

Diebold Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Copenhagen, Denmark-based Cryptera A/S, specialists in secure payment technology — particularly encrypting PIN pads. As a top supplier of PIN pads for ATMs, petrol pumps, self-service and self-checkout devices, Cryptera will help...

Nautilus Hyosung to add EMV kit for 1500 model

Nautilus Hyosung has announced that it will provide an EMV upgrade kit for its popular legacy model, the NH1500, for the U.S. market.

Triton Argo ATM adds Fujitsu bill recycler

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a maker of currency handling products, and Triton Systems of Delaware LLC, a provider of ATMs and ATM management software, have announced a partnership that will give Triton customers the option to add a Fujitsu...

ID Tech releases new PCI 3.x certified PIN entry device

PIN entry solution provider ID Tech has announced the release of its PCI 3.x-certified modular PIN entry device, the SmartPIN B100. This waterproof, tamper-resistant new model is designed for use in outdoor unattended applications such as ATMs and self-service kiosks,...

TMD tackles card-trapping fraud in Europe

Though ATM card skimming still represents 98 percent of all cash losses associated with card fraud, card trapping has recently re-emerged in Europe — and the number of incidents is rising at an alarming rate. According to the European ATM...

MDT intros first TMR magnetic sensors for detecting magnetic properties on banknotes

Chinese vendor MultiDimension Technology Co. Ltd., a supplier of magnetic sensors featuring tunneling magnetoresistance technology, has announced the launch of its MMGB01, MMGB06, MMGB18 TMR magnetic pattern recognition sensors.

CI Tech intros retrofit sensor that detects banknote serial numbers

CI Tech Components AG, a manufacturer of sensors and modules for detecting, evaluating and processing banknotes, is offering its new serial number reader as a solution for rapid and reliable detection of serial numbers on banknotes, the company said in...

OKI overhauls supply chain to better serve Chinese ATM market

Tokyo-based telecommunications manufacturer OKI and the Yamato Group, a logistics company, have announced the launch of a new transportation system that they said will distribute ATM maintenance parts safely and precisely throughout China. This new system supports the goal of...

TestLink acquires Airis ATM Technologies

TestLink Ltd., a U.K.-based company specializing in ATM refurbishment and manufacturing, has announced the acquisition of the ATM product and service solution provider Airis ATM Technologies, based in Cincinnati. The acquisition provides the company with a firm technical base combined...

Feig debuts new retrofit contactless reader

Feig Electronics USA of Tucker, Ga., has announced the release of the company's second EMV contactless reader.

ARCA, TurnKey Kiosks in Bitcoin ATM project

Robocoin recently unveiled a prototype Bitcoin kiosk that allows users to purchase or sell the virtual currency from a remote terminal. And cash automation provider ARCA and custom manufacturer TurnKey Kiosks were instrumental in its design and infrastructure.

NXP, Infineon, Oberthur, Morpho on top in 2012 Smart Card, IC market share study

ABI Research reports that in 2012, 7.95 billion smart cards and 7.99 billion ICs shipped — a year-over-year increase of 9.4 percent and 12.0 percent, respectively. IC revenues reached a new high of $2.69 billion, with NFC RF and secure...

Indian manufacturer rolls out energy-, security-managing ATM solutions

A pair of newly introduced power and security solutions will result in improved uptime and operational efficiency for India's banks and independent ATM providers, according to Chennai-based enterprise energy solutions manufacturer Consul Consolidated Pvt. Ltd. The company recently launched its...

ATMequipment.com opens office to serve Northeast US

ATMequipment.com, a division of Kaysville, Utah-based Grant Victor, has established a Stamford, Conn., office to serve customers in the Northeast ATM market. The new location, which opened on April 15, will provide the same services as the company's Utah office....

Talaris, Glory Group integrate as Glory Global Solutions

Talaris and Glory Group of Japan have announced that as of April 1, they will be Glory Global Solutions. The new designation follows Glory Group's acquisition of Talaris last July. Combined as a single entity the companies have established one of the world's largest cash management solutions providers.

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Card readers, cash dispensers, PIN pads, receipt printers and monitors are some of the basic hardware components that go into all ATMs. Many ATMs also have components for wireless connectivity, check scanning, or even dispensing gift cards.