MN-based Entrust Datacard unveiled the Datacard Artista VHD Retransfer Color Printing module GEN 2. Designed to work inline with the Datacard MX Series card issuance systems, this second generation inline printer module offers on-demand, 600 dpi full-color, edge-to-edge card printing for card and credential programs in the financial, government, retail, loyalty, and healthcare markets.
A stunning new survey shows the average Ingo Money user loads 90% more value per month to their prepaid card than a non-user, with no measurable cannibalization of pre-existing load volume or load fee revenue. Prepaid cardholders enrolled in Direct Deposit who also use Ingo Money load 44.2 percent more value monthly than non-users.
GA-based Ingo Money and TN-based Advance Financial are launching a co-branded, consumer-direct mobile application to digitize check cashing transactions. Ingo for Advance Financial will debut before year’s end.
MN-based Datacard unveils a new card delivery and envelope insertion systems for high volume card programs. The new products include the DX5100 card delivery system, as well as the Datacard MXi810 and MXi610 envelope insertion systems.
MasterCard and Green Dot partnered to allow U.S. cardholders with MasterCard “rePower”-enabled prepaid cards to reload their cards via the Walmart Rapid Reload™ service. Walmart Rapid Reload utilizes the Green Dot® Network to provide cardholders with a fast and easy way to load funds directly to their cards by swiping their cards at any register at participating Walmart stores (not available in VT or WY). Cardholders can add funds directly to their prepaid account by using cash or a pre-printed payroll or government check. Cashier-added funds will be available for use by MasterCard rePower-enabled cardholders within minutes. The MasterCard rePower network is open to any MasterCard issuer of reloadable prepaid card programs.
MasterCard (MA) and Green Dot (GDOT) announced an expanded relationship that allows all U.S. cardholders with MasterCard rePower-enabled prepaid cards to reload their cards via the Walmart Rapid Reload service. Walmart Rapid Reload utilizes the Green Dot Network to provide cardholders with a way to load funds directly to their cards by swiping their cards at any register at participating Walmart stores. Cardholders can add funds directly to their prepaid account by using cash or a pre-printed payroll or government check. Cashier-added funds will be available for use by MasterCard rePower-enabled cardholders within minutes.
Piracle, a leading provider of secure payment solutions, announced the availability of the Create-A-Check SuiteApp, built using NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform. Designed and developed for NetSuite users by a NetSuite user, Create-A-Check SuiteApp is a MICR laser check printing and ACH solution developed to prevent fraud and streamline payments. The solution allows NetSuite users to…
Affinity Solutions launched its “Coupon-on-a-Card” real-time offer redemption technology through First Data Corporation. The “Coupon-on-a-Card” solution is to be demonstrated for the first time at FinovateSpring 2012 in San Francisco and is designed as a next-generation marketing system for financial institutions that delivers and electronically links offers directly to consumers’ credit and debit cards and allows these offers to be redeemed in real time. It is designed to offer consumers merchant offers from there financial institution, which can be linked to his credit card or debit card so the specific coupon can be automatically redeemed at the time of purchase.
Ricoh Production Print Solutions digital output solutions completed one of the largest color implementations in its history at First Data. The installation includes 15 duplex InfoPrint 5000 GP color inkjet systems, 4 of which are coupled with InfoPrint 5000 MP MICR units. Deployed by First Data primarily for printing credit card statements, the InfoPrint 5000 was chosen because of its reliability, color consistency, and ease of use. First Data implementing the “InfoPrint 5000” system allows it to enable cost savings for its customers with an advanced color solution offering high-quality, drop-on-demand color printing.
Datacard Group secure ID and card personalization solutions is set to demo its “Datacard MX6000” card issuance system with Datacard “Artista VHD” retransfer color printing module and a dual-interface smart card personalization module and “MXD” card delivery system and “MXi” envelope insertion system. The “MX6000” card issuance system, which brings together the broadest range of card personalization technologies in the industry, is a truly modular system that can print up to 1,500 unique cards per hour.
Walmart expanded check cashing and card cashing services at stores nationwide, including the ability to cash payroll and eligible government benefits cards to the penny. The expansion includes cashing most types of pre-printed checks up to $5,000 and accepting more forms of ID for check cashing, as well as establishing Express Check Cashing check-out lanes at selected stores during peak hours. Walmart will now cash Rebate; Student loan; 401k; Retirement; Loan; IRA; Pension; Expense; and Insurance checks, along with MoneyGram money orders. Walmart cashes checks and cards up to $1,000 for $3, and cashes checks up to $5,000 for $6, offering significant savings over many other check cashers.
IC-TAG Solutions RFID forged distribution agreements with BlueStar POS, Mobility, RFID, Digital Signage, and ID and Security products, as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to Thermamark branded Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) labeling products. Building strong relationships with distribution experts such as BlueStar, is a vital step in IC-TAG Solution’s continued growth around the world. The agreement also furthers BlueStar’s commitment to growing specialty technology markets by strengthening and enlarging the RFID channel to territories in United States, Canada and Latin America. IC-TAG’s commitment to RFID includes offering a broad Thermamark branded RFID product selection, fast delivery, technical knowledge, online ordering and much more. The RFID label portfolio consists of a variety of RFID, from item level RFID labels, such as 4″x1″ film thermal transfer labels featured with Avery Dennison UHF AD-223 inlays as well as an array of fanfold and direct thermal label options.