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Parabit has received commitments from 7 of the top 20 Commercial US Banks for 10,000 plus units over the next two to three years. Over the last 4 weeks 3 US Commercial Banks have upgraded their ACS-1E systems with MMR’s or installed MMR’s with our ACS-1E ATM Lobby Access Control System at over 400 ATM Lobby locations.
AMP 6500 EMV Android Smart terminal We are excited to be working with AMP and adding the state of the art 6500 Android self-service device to our portfolio of products.” — Robert Chilcoat A Weatherproof Android solution to drive clean & contactless unattended payments LAS VEGAS, NV, UNITED STATES, October 2020 — UCP Inc., a leading distributor… Read More »
EMV adoption in the self-service industry – Q&A With John Menzel of Ingenico Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in ATM Marketplace back in 2018. EMV has come a long way since then and particularly in thanks somewhat to the pandemic which is driving contactless readers. Still it is good for a historical perspective. For more information on EMV… Read More »
Feb 11, 2016 The Creditcall EMV Virtual Terminal is a convenient way to test your EMV implementation without requiring a physical EMV terminal. Fortunately the Creditcall EMV Virtual Terminal is designed to emulate an EMV terminal. This makes for a quick and affordable way to test EMV contact and contactless NFC payments in your application without purchasing EMV hardware. In this article we’re… Read More »
Great case study by Creditcall on our KioskSimple integration with their EMV Payment Gateway. RedSwimmer was looking for a way to provide EMV compliance to users of their kiosk software, KioskSimple. The Challenge RedSwimmer was looking for a way to provide EMV compliance to users of their kiosk software, KioskSimple. Many of RedSwimmer customers are … Continue reading “Creditcall KioskSimple EMV Case Study”
Newest KioWare for Windows Released Highlights are: New KioWare Classic Importer Tool. KioWare has added an importer tool that allows users of KioWare Classic for Windows to import their configuration settings easily for use with the new KioWare for Windows (nice feature for existing user base). Super easy/simple attract screen set up. KioWare has added a new option… Read More »
EMV Liability Shift Despite the October 1st liability shift deadline looming, only 10 per cent of Americans have received the new chip-enabled cards, and nearly a third don’t know how to use them. Source: www.paymenteye.com The survey, conducted by the GfK Public Affairs for Associated Press, found that out of 1004 Americans polled, only one in every ten… Read More »
EMV Kiosk – Getting Past the Finish Line If you concern yourself with the kiosk industry enough to read this article it probably isn’t the first time the terms “chip and pin” or “EMV” have come up in your workweek. In this write-up I hope to address some common misconceptions about EMV and how it effects kiosk manufacturers,… Read More »
More than a month after the October 1 deadline, some reports estimate that only a third of merchants have migrated to EMV-capable credit card readers. At the same time, larger retailers say the new standard doesn’t go far enough.
Las Vegas, March 29, 2016 – SlabbKiosks, a leader in self-service technology, announced today that it has partnered with Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, to bring secure, EMV-enabled unattended payment devices to the market. SlabbKiosks, well known for its customized kiosk solutions, will utilize Ingenico Group’s unattended payment solutions, and become a member of the… Read More »
What’s the difference between EMV compliance and PCI compliance? The short answer is they’re both guidelines for protecting cardholder data for the purpose preventing fraud, but they focus on different elements of the credit card transaction. “To clarify it even further and more simply, PCI is about making sure the card data doesn’t get stolen and is secure in… Read More »
EMV Kiosk – FreedomPay EMV Processing October 19, 2016 – YORK, PA. pleased to announce the integration and certification of the FreedomPay EMV payment processing system. The FreedomPay solution offers EMV compliance using Ingenico’s iSelf Series of unattended devices with processors including Heartland, First Data, and Elavon. The FreedomPay integration joins a list of other payment solutions that… Read More »
The Value of Payment Gateways for Kiosks When a merchant wants to accept payments through their unattended kiosk, they are faced with many processing choices and industry complexities. Whether forming multiple direct integrations to processors or utilizing one-to-many processing solutions provided by middleware or gateways, kiosk operators and merchants have a lot to consider. A payment integration to… Read More »
“This partnership delivers an affordable, semi-integrated EMV solution for self-service markets,” said Scott Dowty, chief revenue officer at Apriva. “Kiosk retailers, micro-markets, vendors and other self-service merchants can increase their revenues by accepting more forms of cashless payments, easily integrated via Windows or Linux SDK, and reducing their PCI scope through end-to-end encryption.”
The interactive self-service OTI kiosk payment solution is available in the U.S. through OTI’s Las Vegas-based distributor, Unattended Card Payments Inc.
Originally published on https://www.otiglobal.com/pr-news-events/on-track-innovations-receives-interac-certification-for-canadian-market/ October 30, 2018 ROSH PINNA, Israel – October 30th, 2018 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTI) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received a renewed Interbank Network Interac certification, which now allows Canadian businesses to integrate OTI’s secure cashless payment solutions into vending machines, kiosks and other unattended… Read More »
PCI EMV Update – Unattended The deadline for merchants to bring payment devices into compliance with EMV standards passed more than three years ago, but there are still non-compliant devices in the marketplace. A year ago, KioskIndustry.org published a piece looking at the state of adoption of Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) requirements among kiosk deployers in 2018.… Read More »
Noted on DailyMail A security loophole is allowing fraudsters to break the £30 spending limit for contactless bank cards. Banks and retailers are allowing customers to cover a single bill of more than £60 by making several ‘tap-and-go’ payments of £30 each. Experts have warned this is making it easy for criminals to make more expensive purchases on… Read More »
Noted on Bleeping Computer Excerpt By Ionut Ilascu Hackers caused havoc at four restaurant chains in the U.S. over the summer after compromising their payment systems with malware that stole customers’ payment card information. In the last two days, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Schlotzsky’s, and Hy-Vee disclosed publicly that their networks were infected with point-of-sale malware copying… Read More »
Ingenico Acquired By Worldline From TechCrunch Feb03 — Some consolidation is afoot among the payments behemoths of Europe. Smaller, newer fintech companies are eating into their market dominance by adapting faster to changing spending habits, while also looking to capitalize on economies of scale. [Thanks to Frank at Olea Kiosks] Today Worldline, a financial services company that provides everything… Read More »
TEAMSable Partners With Worldnet Payments To Provide EMV Payment Solutions to Merchants San Jose, California – March 30, 2020 – TEAMSable, premiere hardware manufacturer of complete Point-Of-Sale (POS) systems, and Worldnet Payments, a trusted leader in electronic payments and security technology, announced today that they have joined forces to provide a one-stop shop for businesses looking for EMV… Read More »
In response to COVID-19 related business shifts, Datacap is offering free eCommerce functionality with every NETePay Hosted install for the next 6 months to make transitioning to takeout and delivery-only easier for you and your merchants. During this unprecedented time, it’s more important than ever to be able to offer your merchants the ability to pair card-present payments… Read More »
BusinessWire — Westminster, CO, April 28, 2020 — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA), an organization focused on self-service, announced today that it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as a new Participating Organization. KMA will work with the PCI SSC to help secure payment data worldwide through the ongoing development and adoption of the PCI… Read More »
EMV Credit Card Readers Welcome to OTI aka On Track Innovations as new Sponsor Check out the standard credit card readers below. Here is OTI link Easy To Integrate EMV Cashless / Contactless Payment Solutions For Unattended Machines OTI’s cashless credit card readers include key certifications and allow unattended-market operators to accept credit cards and mobile payments including… Read More »
EMV Update for Self-Order Kiosks EMV deadlines have arrived, but many choose to skip the upgrade. EMV is still split into two big camps. One that is compliant and the other which will be, but not yet. Our prime supporting sponsor for this update is KioWare. Thanks! By Richard Slawsky contributor Richard Slawsky is an Educator and freelance writer,… Read More »
PCI Compliance vs EMV Compliance What’s the difference between PCI compliance kiosk and EMV compliance kiosk? The short answer is they’re both guidelines for protecting cardholder data for the purpose preventing fraud, but they focus on different elements of the credit card transaction. “To clarify it even further and more simply, PCI is about making sure the card… Read More »
PR Newswire Feb 2021 — DENVER, Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Kiosk Association announces initiatives for Kiosk EMV and Kiosk ADA EMV Initiative — As a Participating Organization with the PCI SSC, KMA encourages deployment of EMV devices (PCI certified) for CATs (Cardholder Activated Terminals). The problem has been companies attempting to try and reposition web non-EMV shopping carts into… Read More »
Retailers who offer contactless payments have a lot to gain. New research shows that nearly two thirds of consumers globally prefer shopping with merchants who accept contactless payments! Future-proof your income while lowering vending downtime, cash handling costs, theft and security concerns. Take TRIO-IQ, an intelligent, modular combo platform that works with all Payment options: QR Codes, custom app… Read More »
Unattended Card Payments Inc. KIF Now PCI P2PE Validation PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: NOV 6, 2019 07:00 PST LAS VEGAS, November 6, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Unattended Card Payments Inc. (UCP), a leading Value Added Reseller of payment devices for self-service kiosks, announced today that its Key Injection Facility (KIF) located in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been validated for Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE)… Read More »
New reader is smaller with higher level of security. FAQ’s What is the iUC150B availability? It is available now for kiosk integration with both RBA and UIA applications. What is the intended iUN configuration for the iUC150B? It is intended to work with: IUP250 V3.0 & iUR250 V3.0. It is fully backward compatible with PCI V3.0… Read More »
The world’s largest payments event closed its doors last week. During the 4 days, Ingenico Group showcased its most innovative payment solutions, empowering in-store, online and mobile commerce, and revealed the winner of Money20/20 hackathon. Here are the best moments of the event!
We try and highlight members and UCP has been scored as #2 in the PYMNTS Unattended Retail Tracker, only exceeded by Ingenico who is #1. Pretty good company to be in.. PYMNTS.com Unattended Retail Tracker™, powered by USA Technologies, serves as a bimonthly framework for The PYMNTS.com Unattended Retail Tracker™, powered by USA Technologies, serves as a bimonthly… Read More »
If you are still in the early stages of converting your hardware and systems to an EMV compliant solution, you will want to consider the following shortcuts and hints to a painless EMV solution. For those that have relatively new hardware. . . Find out if your existing hardware will be updated or supplemented to provide chip reading capabilities.… Read More »