ams and STMicroelectronics Team for NFC Wearables

ams and STMicroelectronics Team for NFC Wearables

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ams and STMicroelectronics say ARM is using the companies’ NFC solution to provide the secure, high-performance NFC and micro controller functionality in its new wearable reference design. The NFC solution developed jointly by ST and ams is comprised of the ST54E from ST, a system-in-package featuring an NFC controller (NFCC) and…

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Zwipe and Fingerprint do the Deed for Biometrics

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Norway-based Zwipe and Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards have inked a strategic partnership. The companies will take a leading role in developing the market around biometric smartcards in the payment industry and carry out joint activities and industry thought leadership.   Zwipe has developed and introduced the World’s first biometric system that fits…

Interac Token Service Provider Hits Prime Time

Interac Token Service Provider Hits Prime Time

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Interac/Acxsys has unveiled enhanced innovative capabilities that are setting the standard for secure debit payments and accelerating the growth of digital payments in Canada. A key development is the Interac Token Service Provider (TSP), which is among the first for a domestic debit network globally. This proprietary token generation and management…

Bunker Wallet Uses Pocket Firewall to Stop Bad Hackers

Bunker Wallet Uses Pocket Firewall to Stop Bad Hackers

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Mutbak, a new company launched by a former hacker and security expert, who recently announced the launch of their first product, a Premium Quality Leather Wallet with RFID Blocking Liners designed to protect the wallet owner’s sensitive information. According to the company, the Bunker uses “Pocket Firewall”, the highest signal and…

Wincor Nixdorf and Mahindra Comviva Hook-Up

Wincor Nixdorf and Mahindra Comviva Hook-Up

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Wincor Nixdorf and Mahindra Comviva have hooked-up to enable seamless transaction experience at the ATM. With advent of this new solution, consumers using mobile wallets powered by Mahindra Comviva’s mobiquity® Wallet will be able to withdraw cash and top up their mobile wallets at the ATM by simply scanning or presenting…

Lavu & PayPal Team for Restaurants and Bars

Lavu & PayPal Team for Restaurants and Bars

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Lavu, a specialist in POS solutions for restaurants and bars that run on iOS-based mobile devices has selected PayPal to bring payment processing of EMV or traditional swipe credit and debit card payments to restaurants, bars, food trucks, and other food/beverage businesses nationwide. Restaurant and bar owners often face high costs…

Pace Payment Systems & CitySourced Hook-Up

Pace Payment Systems & CitySourced Hook-Up

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] TN-based Pace Payment Systems has inked a partnership with CitySourced to integrate electronic credit card and ACH payments to CitySourced’s mobile citizen engagement platform. The partnership will result in cities and towns being able to offer their citizens the ability to make municipal payments with their smartphone device from a single…

Virtual Reality is Super Hot for Users & Investors

Virtual Reality is Super Hot for Users & Investors

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Virtual reality is super hot and immerses consumers in sensory and personalized experiences, empowering them to interact with products and services. With mobile devices capable of delivering rich VR experiences, shoppers can tour a store or try on a new fashion anywhere, at any time. The retail environment is constantly changing…

VSoft Survey Finds Top Five Digital Banking Services

VSoft Survey Finds Top Five Digital Banking Services

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Top five digital banking services include balance inquiries; online bill payment/ATF; money transfers; finding branch/ATM locations; and customer service support. Atlanta-based VSoft Corporation finds among consumers who have a financial institution, 99 percent say their bank currently offers digital banking services and 88 percent use at least one of those digital…

ISO Bluefin Payment Systems Settles with FTC

ISO Bluefin Payment Systems Settles with FTC

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ISO Capital Payments, now known as Bluefin Payment Systems, has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it enabled a telemarketing scheme called The Tax Club to use merchant accounts to process consumers’ credit card payments. As alleged in the FTC’s complaint, Bluefin Payment Systems, ignored red flags about The…

Bluefin + USAePay = Decryptx & 3DRetro

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Bluefin Payment Systems and USAePay have enabled their first merchant for Decryptx, 3DRetro. Decryptx, Bluefin’s Decryption as a Service (DaaS) product, provides all of the benefits of Bluefin’s PCI-validated P2PE solution suite on the USAePay platform. Merchants utilizing USAePay can get the security and scope reduction of PCI P2PE with no…

Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] APRIVA – Apriva has completed EMV certification with Global Payments for Ingenico’s Telium2 terminals connecting through the Apriva Gateway. This full-featured certification includes the wireless iWL220 and iWL250, as well as the iCT220 and iCT250 countertop models. The certification spans all major card brands, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and…