Facilitated Rural Branches: An ATM-centric idea rural India can bank on

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In rural villages where the nearest ATM might be a 15-minute bus ride away and branch setup is not viable, FRBs can be a cost-effective alternative.

FEATURES


Breaking the ice: The US meets cash recycling ATMs (finally)

With the launch of what they believe to be the nation's first cash recycler in New York City, Elan and Hyosung say the US market is warming up at last to the cost-saving device.

Note-worthy: January's top 5 ATM features

From siloed banking channels to mobile ATMs at the Super Bowl, a countdown of our readers' favorites for the month.

Deflated wallet? No worries! Two ATM companies are making sure Super Bowl fans have easy access to cash

Fans can score all the cash they need for beer, brats and bobbleheads at 90 mobile ATMs scattered throughout official Super Bowl locales hosting pre-, post- and game-time events.

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.

New guide caters to restaurateurs, retailers looking to boost income with ATMs

'How to Profit from ATMs: A Guide for Retailers and Restaurateurs' delivers 40 pages packed with essential information about the business of owning, operating and earning revenue from ATMs.

'Operationalization?' Is that a word?

Yes it is. And it can help your business maintain higher service levels across the ATM channel and reduce costs across the board.

Cardtronics continues its upward course through Q2

With profits up 25 percent year-over-year, Cardtronics is looking like a company with plenty of blue sky ahead.

Wherever there's commerce, there should be an ATM!

There was a time when independent retailers didn't give ATMs a second thought. Today, flea market owners like Steve Blakewood see ATMs as indispensable. In fact, the owner of the Waldo Farmers & Flea Market in Waldo, Fla. found that his first Triton ATM was so popular that he recently added a second.

Do we need luxury ATMs?

I have just returned from a roadtrip to Toronto, Canada — to be more precise, to the city of Mississauga, Ontario, where HP maintains a sizeable presence. The focus of the trip was a presentation I gave to their NonStop...

PNC branches out - in a small way

Pint-sized PNC branch could play a big role in helping determine what sites and services work for customers.

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NEWS


Central bank forecasts drop in Aussie ATM numbers

As Aussies change their spending ways, their ATM visits have declined — and so will the number of cash points across the nation, the Reserve Bank of Australia says.

1,000 bitcoin ATMs going to Greece

With strict capital controls in place and trust in the banking system 'long gone,' Greeks are turning to bitcoin as an alternative to fiat currency.

No sunglasses, no hats — and definitely, no balaclavas

As South Korea prepares to roll out facial recognition software on ATMs, users of the machines are being advised to be recognizable.

Russian bank halves CIT costs with cash recycling ATMs

In a pilot test, an in-branch system turned over its initial cash supply 16 times; the 377-unit fleet is expected to pay for itself within a year.

Wincor speeds delivery times in Brazil with assembly partner

The company has struck a deal with local firm Perto that covers final production of Wincor Nixdorf systems for customers in-country.

AmEx qualifies Collis test tool for ATM certification

The test tool is used to certify that ATMs provide the terminal functionality required to process AmEx EMV transactions.

New RBR report appraises a booming Chinese ATM market

A new RBR report profiles the Chinese ATM market, including growth opportunities — and government regulations that disadvantage foreign providers.

Bank Mandiri, Wincor team up for major ATM deployment

In just three months, the Indonesian bank has added 3,375 new Wincor Nixdorf systems to a network that now comprises more than 17,000 ATMs.

India's state banks refigure ATM install numbers for the fiscal year

The country continues to pursue its goal of universal financial inclusion enabled by a robust nationwide network of ATMs.

India considers looser regs on white label ATM investment

The motive behind the move is faster integration of India's unbanked millions into the nation's financial system, a report says.

Islamic bank brings video teller technology to Oman

The bank has installed NCR Interactive Teller at the Muscat Grand Mall where it will offer customers off-premises access to in-branch teller line services.

After 6 months, India's ATM withdrawal limits show mixed results

The central bank seems to have been correct in saying that the new regs would not adversely affect banks ... but the story could be different for consumers.

Canadian interbank ATM network to grow 30 percent in 3 months

With the addition of hundreds of cash-dispensing ATMs, The Exchange will become Canada's second largest financial institution ATM network.

Report: Global self-service tech market to exceed $31B by 2020

The ease of installation and small footprint required for ATMs will help drive growth in this segment during the forecast period, Allied Market Research says.

WSFS Bank intros cardless cash withdrawal at branch ATMs

WSFS says it is the first FI in the region — and just the fourth in the nation — to offer an option for cardless cash withdrawal at its ATMs.

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