MasterCard qualifies firms' PVT product for EMV and NFC

The test tool is intended to help issuers, card manufacturers and personalization bureaus speed up certification and launch of contact and contactless EMV card and NFC payments projects.

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For retail bankers, the song remains the same ...

But with so many external forces at work — from regulators, networks, technology providers and consumers — the words take on a new meaning.

Doing it by the numbers …

At this year's ATMIA conference and expo, numbers were in record-setting territory, the most important being the 1,100 registered attendees who showed up.

Will an EMV liability cloud threaten the value of your ATM portfolio?

Small IADs are absolutely right to question whether they can afford to implement EMV. But they should also ask themselves whether they can afford not to.

Somebody else's headache: 5 reasons to outsource your ATMs

With EMV liability shifts looming, now is a good time to consider offloading the costs — and headaches — that come with ATM fleet upgrades.

Migrating ATMs to EMV: It's more than a matter of time and money

Most deployers understand that conversion to EMV involves considerable time and expense, but not all understand that it also involves operational adjustments.

I need cash — beam me up!

Given the successful deployment and ready acceptance of biometrics elsewhere in the world, greater use of this technology in the US is inevitable.

Is tokenization becoming table stakes for mobile payments?

Tokenization is a good move forward as it builds on the gains of PCI and the global adoption of EMV standards.

EMV, encryption and tokenization: the payment fraud 'holy trinity'

Taken together, these three key pieces of security technology can ensure that the good guys continue to stay one step ahead of the fraudsters.

EMV at the ATM: The devil is in the details

For ATM operators, nailing down the details of EMV implementation starts with asking vendors several important questions.

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.

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Card issuers reluctant to leapfrog merchants on EMV migration

Banks hesitate to put chip cards in customers' hands if retailers haven't upgraded their terminals to process them.

Visa hits the road

The card giant has embarked on a nationwide tour to explain how and why businesses should prepare to accept chip transactions.

Card Services for Credit Unions to cover EMV enablement costs for members

The CUSO says it will help 2,300 member CUs mitigate $11 million in financial impact from the migration to EMV chip cards.

Korea sets moratorium for mag stripe transactions at ATMs

Only chip cards will be accepted at ATMs; POS terminals may still conduct mag stripe transactions, however.

CPI adds line of Durbin-compliant EMV debit cards

The new products comply with all MasterCard requirements and Durbin specifications for U.S. debit cards, the company says.

EMV Migration Forum releases consumer education guide

The new step-by-step guide seeks to help industry stakeholders develop effective consumer education efforts as the US migrates to chip technology.

Collis tool qualified by DCI for contactless D-PAS acquirer-terminal testing

The simulator is now qualified for use in certification testing against both contact and contactless D-PAS specifications for Diners Club International.

ICBA Bancard puts up funds to help client FIs convert to chip cards

The company says it has pledged nearly $600,000 to support Visa credit card-issuing clients as they migrate to EMV.

EMV Migration Forum announces new leadership

The EMV Migration Forum recently announced a new slate of officers and steering committee members for 2015–2016.

Discover qualifies Collis test tool for ATM, POS applications

UL says its test tool has been qualified for qualifying Discover specifications, including D-PAS Issuer Response Simulation.

Global Payout gets approval for chip-and-PIN prepaid card

According to the company, this new prepaid MasterCard debit card program is based upon the EMV standard.

Contactless payments, US EMV migration power sharp increase in smart card growth

The US accounted for 185 million smart cards shipped in 2014, compared with just 30 million in 2013, the Smart Payment Association says.

Good migration: Study finds increasing uptake of EMV in ATM channel

The free downloadable report by the ATMIA reveals that more than 60 percent of ATM operators expect to be EMV-capable by the end of 2016.

For better or worse, researchers forecast 'a year to remember' in payments and banking

A free outlook series from Mercator Advisory Group looks at converging trends in US EMV deployment, omnichannel delivery, and mobile payments.

Heartland backs end-to-end encryption with new warranty

The warranty covers compliance fines, fees and any assessments by card brands, issuing banks and acquiring banks.

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