Excentus Intros an Electronic Punch-Card Loyalty Program

Excentus, a provider of loyalty marketing and technology services, and Verifone have jointly developed a solution to enable merchants using Verifone Commander Site Controller to offer their customers an electronic punch-card loyalty program. It will work with a simple-to-use mobile application for Apple iOS and Android operating systems as part of the standard Commander offering.…

The First Mobile App Platform to Leverage Facebook Analytics

Shopgate has unveiled Facebook Tools to give merchants the ability to understand their most valuable consumers to drive retention, engagement and conversion. With over 1.7 billion monthly active users, Facebook has the capability to provide accurate and deep insights that online retailers can use to optimize and improve mobile advertising and push notification campaigns. Once…

Voice Recognition and Financial Services Applications Come Together

Voice Recognition and Financial Services Applications Come Together

BioConnect and VoiceVault inked a partnership to integrate VoiceVault’s voice recognition software with the BioConnect Identity Platform mobile solution. The BioConnect and VoiceVault partnership will transform identity verification; users respond to a short visual or audio prompt with their spoken voice as part of one central, scalable Identity Platform that encompasses multiple biometric types. The…

Briefs: INTEL; BMO; VANTIV; and WU.

In Other News: INTEL (Visa); BMO (MasterCard); VANTIV (products); and WU (omni-channel). INTEL – Intel and Visa inked a collaboration agreement to help bring world-class payment and data security technologies to the growing world of connected devices—from personal computers and mobile devices, to intelligent appliances and wearable technologies. With the spectrum of commerce growing in…

New Gateway Empowers OEM Pay Mobile Wallets Tokenization

Netherlands-based Rambus Bell ID has launched Token Gateway to enable issuing banks to manage tokenization activity for the ‘OEM Pay’ mobile wallets through a single software platform. This significantly simplifies and consolidates integration with the multiple token service providers (TSPs) operated by third parties, like international and domestic payment programs. With the Rambus Bell ID…

Mobile Prestaging of Cardless ATM Cash Withdrawals

ATM, mobile banking, and mobile payments are converging for ever-more convenient customer interaction with banks and credit unions. Cross-channel features have been deployed as well as expanded interoperability with various front- and back-office systems. In new research, 2016 ATM Market Benchmark Report, Mercator Advisory Group describes examples such as mobile prestaging of cardless ATM cash…