PCI KIosk. It means different things to people. Are your kiosks PCI compliant? EMV compliant? Is your application PA-DSS certified? Odds are against it. For PCI it’s easy to check just by going to the Validated Applications section on the PCI site. EMV introduces Level 1, Level 2 and then Level 3 certifications. Call them Mechanical, Firmware and Application. There is also a listing of devices (emvco.com).
But I don’t want to do that — Let’s list out some of Why Nots –
it costs money to do. You’ll need a QSA and that could be $75K easy.
it takes time. Figure a year or a month depending.
It is inconvenient. It’s unnecessary regulation given our environment. But it can come back to extract a heavy price in the future.
All of my transactions are so small and so many that the liability factor is low for any significant fraud rate.
“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.
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