Diebold and Suncoast Credit Union, supported by FIS, will enable full cash recycling at the ATM with Diebold’s Opteva® Flex Performance Series ATMs. This will allow the ATMs to reuse consumer-deposited cash for future withdrawals, enhancing ATM availability and reducing the frequency and cost of cash replenishment visits. FIS, the world’s largest banking and payments technology provider, is designing and implementing the back-end processing required to facilitate full cash recycling. Diebold’s Opteva Flex Performance Series ATMs have a recycling capacity of up to 10,800 notes and accept deposits of up to 13,100 notes in a five-cassette configuration.
American Express launched the University of North Florida’s (UNF) “Osprey 1Card” prepaid campus ID Card. All current and new UNF students can obtain an “Osprey 1Card” with American Express prepaid functionality embedded in the card. Letting students use their ID Card for on campus dining meal purchases and off campus at the millions of locations around the world that accept American Express Cards, the Card charges no fees for monthly maintenance, activation, balance inquiries, alerts, or foreign currency conversion. Users can see real-time transaction history and monitor spending; receive email or text alerts about low funds, when a transaction has occurred, or when funds have been loaded on the Card; and disable/enable ATM access.
BankAtlantic now offers its suite of convenient choices for consumers to bank from on its new Mobile Web platform, Text Message Banking and Mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Android phones. Powered by Intuit Financial Services, these solutions allow customers to securely view the most common and frequently needed banking services including account balances, ATM locations, transaction histories, transfers and bill payments. BankAtlantic’s Text Message Banking service is provided to its customers free of charge.
In partnership with Intuit Financial Services, BankAtlantic deployed its latest Mobile Banking Application for Android platform phones. Following the recent success of BankAtlantic’s iPhone application launch, BankAtlantic is excited to announce its cutting-edge Mobile Banking platform for Android phones will soon be available. The latest Application will allow Android phone customers to view account balances; recent transactions and transaction history; transfer funds between accounts; and get GPS guidance to locate the BankAtlantic branch or ATM location nearest you. Mobile Banking just got a whole lot easier for Android phone users with BankAtlantic’s Android App – just a snapshot of the total convenience our customers experience.
BankAtlantic is set to launch its newest Mobile Banking Application (“App”) for Android platform phones. Offering users one-touch access to banking information, the new app is the culmination to provide value and convenience to help users manage finances while on-the-go. This latest Application will offer Android phone customers the same free, fast, safe and secure mobile banking medium as iPhone users, allowing them to view account balances and transaction history; to transfer funds between accounts; and automatically locate the nearest BankAtlantic branch or ATM location.
BankAtlantic’s free “Text Message Banking” service combines a secure banking medium and the ease of sending and receiving a text message, allowing users to check account balances, view latest transactions, receive low balance alerts, and make fund transfers to their primary account, using text messages from anywhere, at any time. BankAtlantic’s Text Message Banking functionality offers free 24 hour, 7 day a week Text Message Banking; Text Message Low Balance Alert notifications; and fund transfer. It provides customers a banking medium that can be securely accessed by anyone with the ability to send and receive a text message.
epay of Euronet, a prepaid and payments processor in the U.S., along with Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE), has announced its technology to allow SunPass customers reload their accounts and check their SunPass account balance using cash at more than 2,000 epay locations across Florida. SunPass, Florida’s electronic prepaid toll program, is accepted on all toll roads and nearly all bridges statewide. Customers just give their SunPass transponder number to the cashier at any participating retailer, along with the amount of money they want to add to the SunPass account plus a $1.50 convenience fee per transaction. Customers then get back a receipt showing the amount added to the SunPass account. Checking SunPass account balances works the same way, except there is no convenience fee.
SafetyPay secure payment facilitator and clearinghouse benefiting online shoppers, online merchants and banks worldwide, has been selected to showcase its secure online payment solution at TechVenture 2010, Dec. 2-3 at the Sonesta Orlando Downtown Hotel. TechVenture 2010 provides a forum for Florida-based executives and entrepreneurs of early and growth stage companies to network and showcase emerging technology. To qualify, companies must be headquartered in Florida, privately owned with up to 50 employees and have annual revenues from pre-revenue up to $50 million. SafetyPay has partnered and integrated 22 financial institutions with a combined customer base of 90 million banking customers because of its new revenue stream provisions.
BankAtlantic has upgraded instant card issuance technology to offer unembossed debit cards at 99 of its branch locations through Dynamic Card Solutions (DCS) instant issuance and PIN solutions for magnetic stripe, EMV and contactless cards. BankAtlantic first started working with DCS in 2006 to implement an instant issue program for their MasterCard debit card program using embossed technology. With this upgrade, BankAtlantic converted to “DCSâ FCP 20/20” flat card printers and issues personalized unembossed debit cards to customers through the DCS “CardWizard” instant issue software. The “FCP 20/20” flat card printers allows BankAtlantic to offer and produce from âbranded white stockâ a variety of images that cardholders can select for their card background. DCS’ CardWizard software transfers all personalization data fully encrypted to the “FCP 20/20 printer” before the unembossed debit card is issued to the cardholder.
FL-BankAtlantic announced that Charles Bean is the Grand Prize winner of
its ATM “Access to Music” Sweepstakes contest.
In addition to winning two ADT Club tickets to five summer concerts held
at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida, Bean won a backstage
tour to each of the five concerts and a meet-and-greet with one mutually
agreed upon performing artist. He will receive a special gift bag of
tour merchandise for each of the five concerts at the BankAtlantic Center.
Payment processor Heartland Payment Systems has
honored the Florida Restaurant& Lodging Association (FRLA) with its
first-ever âPartner of the Yearâ award. Heartland has recruited over 750 members for the FRLA during the
nine-year partnership. Likewise, the association has shared referrals
and facilitated many events and networking opportunities to help
Heartland deliver its full suite of business solutions â including card
processing, gift marketing, payroll services and check management â to
restaurants and lodging establishments across Florida.
Platform as a Service payment solution provider
Aliaswireâs DirectBiller has been selected by WI-based M&I bank to offer
electronic bill presentment and payment solution for its business clients.
M&I Bank is using DirectBiller to enable business clients of all sizes to present bills
online and collect electronic payments using a hosted platform that
provides customer flexibility while meeting the highest security
standards. M&I Bank business customers can choose from an array of
configurations, receive comprehensive reports, and take advantage of
rapid time-to-market while offering end-customers multiple options for
accessing and paying bills, including by Web, phone, or agent. M&I Bank holds $57.2 billion in assets.