Briefs: AMS; BLUEFIN; VPIG; and FIS.

In Other News: AMS (ISO); BLUEFIN (P2PE); VPIG (ROK); and FIS (Cardless). AMS – Applied Merchant Systems continues to develop its integrated electronic payment processing platform while consolidating with other growing merchant acquirers, or independent sales organizations. In that pursuit, AMS expanded its senior credit facility with Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group and Business Development…

While Ready - Consumer Embrace of Biometrics is Cautious

While Ready – Consumer Embrace of Biometrics is Cautious

Securing card and mobile wallet transactions while meeting customer’s demands for streamlined experiences requires a variety of solutions that reach beyond what happens at the payment terminal. Today Javelin Strategy & Research released The Future of Cardholder Verification Methods: Beyond Chip and Signature, which explores an array of authentication solutions for point-of-sale incorporating rich customer…

Restaurant Operators Dealing with Biggest Technology Shift Since 80s

Restaurant Operators Dealing with Biggest Technology Shift Since 80s

GA-based Agilysys announced availability of The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems, published by Starfleet Research. Based on exhaustive industry research, the document reveals how food and beverage service operators are looking to next-generation point-of-sale technology to improve efficiency, enhance guest satisfaction and increase revenue. According to the study, today’s restaurant…

Entrata and Visa Team to Lower Processing Costs for Landlords

Entrata and Visa Team to Lower Processing Costs for Landlords

Entrata inked a strategic alliance with Visa to introduce an improved payment and authorization program to the multifamily industry. The resulting program introduces a lower cost payment method for Visa debit card holders and reduces the number of steps it takes to authorize and process rent payments. Entrata says high, restrictive fees and cumbersome processing…