FIs invited to take survey for 2015 ATM & Self-service Software Trends report

KAL and ATM Marketplace are calling on members of the worldwide financial services community to participate in the annual poll.

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New global report highlights ATM industry trends

Released this week, the free report examines global perceptions about current influences and future directions in the ATM market.

Consumers and cash: A lasting love?

How do we love cash? Let us count the denominations.

Future looks 'sunny' for global ATM market

China and India will drive growth; in India, expansion will be fueled by solar ATMs that can be used in remote rural locations.

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.

Where will payments be in 10 years?

If the last 10 years has taught us anything, it's that disruptive technologies can shift the course of events in a way few would expect.

New payments players must fight their way through space junk

The payments ecosystem is much like space: It's difficult to get to; it's uninhabitable unless you're properly equipped; and it exists in a vacuum.

ATMs lose their charm in Chile

The current ATM availability crisis and exchange of public blows highlight the essential nature of ATMs in today's payment ecosystem.

ATM stories that caught readers' attention in November

Apple Pay, cybercrime and self-service innovation were top-of-mind in the ATM industry over the last month. But reader interest wandered over to low-tech topics, as well.

Consumers still prefer mix of banking channels

Although the Internet remains consumers' top channel for banking, others — including ATMs and the branch — are regaining ground.

Mobile employees boost productivity — and risk

One-third of the participants in a recent study said their company doesn't have a mobile security program; of the two-thirds that do have a program, 75 percent of respondents said security is lax.

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NEWS


2015 IAD poll reveals jump in EMV readiness, continued concerns about cost

The annual study gauged the top concerns and issues of independent ATM deployers across the United States.

Study: Use of mobile by young customers will drive change in retail banking

A new study predicts that with the next five years mobile will become the No. 1 channel for millennials and younger consumers.

In cash we trust: UK consumers see hard currency as most secure payment method

They're using more payment methods than ever, but by a wide margin, Brits still place the greatest confidence in cash.

Rising use shows biometrics breaking down consumer resistance

Consumer and enterprise segments will soon catch up with governmental spending on biometrics to become the dominant portion of the market.

Brits keen on contactless, UK Cards Association says

Spending on contactless cards trebled in both volume and value over the last year, according to figures from the group.

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.

Report: Mobile accounts for 25 percent of online transactions in Q4 2014

The holiday shopping season accounted for the majority of such transactions.

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.

Bottomline acquires cyberfraud solutions provider Intellinx

Intellinx solutions monitor, replay, and analyze user behavior across multiple channels, and instantly flag and stop suspicious activity, the company says.

Co-op breaks 3B benchmark in member payment transactions

The company also broke its previous records for volume-per-second, -minute, -hour, and -day on Dec. 24, 2014.

RBR study finds 'significant' potential for contactless in Europe

But to achieve wider acceptance, the technology must overcome the expense of POS terminal upgrades — and the persistent popularity of cash.

Number of cyberattacks on retailers drops by half, but hit more victims per incident

Criminals still stole more than 61 million customer records in 2014, despite taking off two of the biggest shopping days.

Mercator offers 2015 payments, banking outlooks for free download

The research and consulting firm offers insights into trends and themes that will shape the payments and banking industries in the coming year.

FCU plans to bypass ATM cards with help from facial recognition tech

Baltimore, Maryland-based Securityplus Federal Credit Union will introduce a new biometric ATM this month that lets members authenticate themselves via facial recognition.

ATMIA updates business efficiency guide, launches new Web portal

A revised ATM Business Efficiency manual and accompanying online resource lay the foundation for the organization's Business Empowerment Program.

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What trends will affect the ATM industry over the next one, five or ten years? Find out in this Research Center dedicated to ATM trends and statistics.