For NCR, it's off to the races in Q1

ATM revenues were a notable weak spot in the first quarter of 2017, but NCR got off to a strong enough start overall that executives were able to announce with confidence that full-year revenues would exceed their earlier expectations.

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Why NAC should stop quibbling about ATM skimming stats

Arguments over whose ATMs are more likely to be skimmed are slipping into irrelevance as the industry faces its final EMV deadline four months from now and consumers learn more about what that means.

The Swedish Bankomat in the early history of the ATM

Though not widely remembered today, the Bankomat — installed within a week of the first De La Rue machine at Barclays Bank in June 1967 — played an important role in the history and development of the modern ATM.

How Chinese exchanges influence bitcoin

Bitcoin was designed to be free from control by any one institution. But as mining and buying activity become concentrated in China, a country whose government wields absolute power, it's getting harder to argue that bitcoin is decentralized and borderless.

Why consumers still love cash

With so many "more convenient" options available, why do people continue to rely on hard currency?

3 ways online content can help your ATM and payments business

Most business owners and marketers know about blogs, white papers and infographics. What they might not realize is how this type of ongoing research, news and development can serve their own business.

Universal cash deposit and recycling: kick-starting the next 50 years of success for ATMs

The move towards the extinction of bank branches will have many negative effects. Prominent among them is a reduction in convenient access to cash deposit and withdrawal facilities for both the public and businesses.

The new branch: Everyone's 'cup of tea'?

Could unusual innovations such as the 'branch cafe' provide the answer to that perplexing question of how banks should evolve in order to attract and serve customers in our changing culture?

ADA, assistive technology and the leading example of ATMs

In part 3 of our series: Assistive technology for the disabled has become more sophisticated and pervasive in recent years, giving kiosk manufacturers and deployers the ability to better serve an important customer base — and meet ADA requirements.

Is that kiosk ADA compliant? Who knows?

When new ADA regs were released in 2010, touch screens in self-service devices weren't that much of a thing. They are now, and determining what compliance means for kiosk applications can be a problem, as part 2 of our series on ADA compliance explains.

ADA regs for kiosks being defined by lawsuits, not legislation

The ADA specifies in detail how ATMs must accommodate visually impaired users. But kiosks? Not so much. This leaves the courts to establish guidelines for the industry based on case law, a process that's both expensive and subject to sudden change.

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Avoid EMV Pitfalls: Save Time & Money with Clean Card Readers

Malfunctioning card readers can effect transaction times and cause misreads. In extreme cases, card readers will lose the ability to accept card information. In both cases, ATM operators face lower and/or lost transaction volumes - leading to additional costs in card reader maintenance, repair and technician costs.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Nautilus Hyosung America, Inc.




Giving Cardholders Control with Elan Mobile Services

Elan Financial Services has launched a suite of mobile services that allows cardholders of issuer banks and credit unions to control how their debit cards are used.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Elan Financial Services




[WEBINAR] Innovation and Security in the Evolution of Digital Commerce and Payments

Emerging transparent payment options call for security and trust models that meet new challenges and threats. Download this webinar to learn more about the innovation and security in digital commerce and payments.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Thales e-Security




Retail Banking Future Trends European Market

In response to competition and the need for differentiation, FinTech firms are making great progress in offering better value for customers in terms of improved products and services along with convenience and flexibility to disrupt the conventional Financial Services business model.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NCR Financial Solutions




Infographic – Consumers Adopt Card Payments at Unattended Terminals

As consumer behavior evolves, the ability to use payment cards in a range of unattended terminals is no longer simply a desire, but an expectation. This infographic reveals the results of a survey conducted among US, British and Australian adults.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Transaction Network Services




Infographic – ATM Operators Encouraged to Include Wireless Comms

Wireless ATM communications offer a range of benefits, but some ATM operators are cautious about moving completely away from wired solutions. This infographic looks at a hybrid approach that may be the answer.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Transaction Network Services


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