Cynovo’s Kivvi series products have been certified by China UnionPay and EMVCo. for MSR, EMV, and NFC functions. The Company provides Android-based mobile payment and POS hardware systems, along with the online payment gateway platform that connects to backend secure clouds.
KI announced the delivery of cash-recycling ATMs, ATM-Recycler G7, to State Bank of India, OKI’s first delivery of its cash-recycling ATM in India. The number of ATMs and CDs operating in India reached 140,000 units in 2013, making it the third largest market in Asia, following China and Japan. The number is expected to continue increasing and approximately double by 2016 due to the Financial Inclusion*1 set by the Reserve Bank of India. Building on the delivery to SBI and leveraging cash-recycling ATMs that contribute to banknote and operation management, OKI aims for 25% share in unit shipments of the Indian ATM market. OKI plans to accelerate global sales development of its ATMs and aims for 40% market share in the global cash-recycling ATM market, namely in emerging markets, where economic growth is expected to continue.
OKI deploys its cash-recycling ATMs, ATM-Recycler G7, to PT Bank Central Asia Tbk. These deliveries follow ATM-Recycler G7 installations in Russia announced last year, and will mark OKI’s first delivery of its cash-recycling ATM in Southeast Asia. OKI plans to accelerate global sales development of its ATMs and aims for 40% market share in the global ATM market, namely in emerging markets, where continuing growth is expected. Economic growth continues in Indonesia and installation of ATMs and CDs (cash dispensers) reached 50,000 units in 2011, the largest in South East Asia. The number is expected to continue expanding to 80,000 units by 2015 following the economic growth.
TSYS announced its agenda for connected mobility to support commerce for consumers used to navigating their daily lives with smart phones, tablets, game systems, electronic readers and computers, letting them connect and communicate in real time through a variety of devices that support mobility, business applications and commerce. In doing so, the agenda will offer technology, including API interfaces and consumer-facing applications, to support any mobile network operator, manufacturer, wallet provider, applications provider or payments network.The payments theme includes NFC and cloud-based products with both payment and acceptance capabilities; the communications theme includes consumer-directed alerts, transactions and notification preference products; and the commerce theme will include wallets, offers and financial management tools. TSYS solutions address multiple customer segments across multiple generations, including businesses and the underbanked. TSYS’ updated systems have been integrated to support the connectivity, flexibility and expandability required to support the 24 billion connected devices expected in 2020, up from nine billion.
OKI Networks has introduced its “CTstage 5i” call center system to Keiwa Business for the “Weicall” mobile telephone interpretation system for Chinese tourist from Keiwa Business. Weicall provides Chinese interpretation services for commercial facilities and tourist attractions via mobile phones, in response to the recent easing of visa requirements for Chinese tourists, which has boosted demand for such services. A two mobile phone set will be installed at commercial facilities and tourist attractions in and around Sapporo city, through which the Company’s call center gives the attendant and the tourist access to receive interpretation services through the operator. This system allows real-time status updates for each store by automatically adding mobile phone call duration information acquired through CTstage.
TX-based ConocoPhillips has approved “Passport” with PA-DSS POS system software Version 8.03G for convenience store retailers on their network. Gilbarco is now shipping orders for new Passport systems and Passport upgrades for the ConocoPhillips V8.03G software. The “Passport” architecture segregates all PA-DSS software into a single device to mitigate the impact of on-going changes by PCI. Retailers benefit from Remote Diagnostics and Gilbarco’s 24x7x365 Help Desk that enable most troubleshooting, fixes and software upgrades to be completed without on-site service calls and site downtime. It offers seamless connectivity and standardization to support a large number of third-party loyalty partners and programs, business information and security features, sophisticated business growth tools and easy expandability.
AdvanPOS POS provider has introduced its “Desktop POS DP-6500.” Designed to help save space, the unique desktop design makes AdvanPOS DP-6500 ideal for the hospitality market.
As its ergonomic design allows easier and faster touch screen operation, it ultimately speeds up counter service time and features modularization design for superior flexibility in modular expandability. The design not only allows easy on-site maintenance but also reserves space for further expandability on Wi-Fi, MSR, IC card reader, fingerprint, and RFID module. A second display with VFD is also available as an option.
Heartland Payment for CITGO, Marathon and RBS WorldPay have approved Passport with PA-DSS POS system software for retailers on their networks. They join BP, Chevron, Concord, ExxonMobil, NBS/Cenex, and Shell software applications that are already shipping. Gilbarco Veeder-Root continues to develop and certify additional networks because the broad approval is important to multi-branded retailers who benefit from using the same point of sale system at all their locations. Passport systems are being installed across the country as retailers approach the July 1 Payment Card Industry (PCI) deadlines to replace point of sale systems that do not meet PCI requirements. Passport provides a highly intuitive touch screen interface that minimizes training time, errors and shrinkage
Hypercom has unveiled a new global payment terminal for multi-lane retailers that offers bandwidth-intensive interactive advertising at the POS. The new “Optimum L4150” also features a 64K color glass capacitive touch screen and a 200 MHz processor that can handle high-end graphics and animations as well as transactions without compromising performance. The new terminal is also “PCI PED”-approved. Other features include: an exclusive bi-directional, dual-sided magnetic stripe reader; configurable payment choices including an optional contactless RF reader for contactless payment cards, plus an optional integrated “EMV 1” and “EMV 2” approved smart card readers for global markets and “WIC” card acceptance in the U.S.; and is backward compatible with the “Optimum L4100,” Hypercom’s first-generation multi-lane color terminal. Hypercom says the “L4150” is now available for shipment globally.
STMicroelectronics has introduced its POS solution that combines a card
payment and a fiscal cash register intent on improving efficiency. This
cash register provides memory to record sales transactions at the POS
machine integrating capabilities and functions on one board. This provides
for the use of fewer components and as much 70% less material costs. Using
a secure wireless connection, protecting the merchant from unauthorized
access and virus attacks, USB, Ethernet and RFID connections allow the
POS platform to connect with external data systems, such as a stock
inventory database. STMicroelectronics annual net revenues in 2006 were
$9.85 billion with net earnings of $782 million.
First Data has introduced the “FD-100” proprietary point of sale terminal that utilizes the Microsoft “Windows CE 4.2” operating system. The FD-100 offers enhanced transaction speeds along with ease of use and implementation for small and medium-sized merchants and will replace the company’s currently deployed Linkpoint AIO terminal. Produced in an ISO-9000 certified manufacturing environment, the FD-100 includes an integrated thermal printer, touch-screen technology and is off-the-shelf multi-language capable. First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide.
SCM Microsystems this week introduced a new line of smart card readers using the new “ExpressCard” specification developed by the PCMCIA standards organization. The SCM readers are the first smart card readers to be introduced to the market for ExpressCard equipped computers, and are among the first devices in the world under the new high-performance hardware expansion standard. The SCM readers are designed to meet the requirements of the ExpressCard specification developed by the PCMCIA standards organization and will undergo ExpressCard compliance program certification later this year. SCM Microsystems is a leading supplier of solutions that open the Digital World by enabling people to conveniently access digital content and services.