Prepaid Press Expo Slated in August

The Prepaid Press Expo announced its slate of speakers for “The Prepaid Press Expo ’12” to be held at the Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, August 6-8, 2012. Two days of conference sessions will include speakers from a diverse group of prepaid companies, including: InComm, NetworkIP, Fiserv, Prepaid Resources, Auris Technologies, Lunex Telecom, CHARGE Anywhere, Giftango Corporation, Paymentez, First Data and many others. Top analysts from Mercator Advisory Group will lead “Focus on Payments,” a special three-session program covering topics relating to the Alternative Financial Services Market.

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Peoples Credit Union Deploys VSoft Check Processing

VSoft Corporation process improvement solutions for financial institutions announced FL-based Peoples Credit Union will implement its back counter check processing solution. VSoft was implemented for its flexibility and efficiency afforded by its back counter solution as well as the ability to outsource check processing. VSoft’s back counter capture solution features automated image and data workflows, which capture, correct, and balance transactions and include comprehensive validation features, reducing errors and accelerating processing.

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RBS Citizens to Host Financial Forum

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] RBS Citizens announced it will host a series of complimentary Financial Forum webinars related to issues in Cash and Treasury Management. The next webinar entitled Payments Risk and Security will be held June 13, 2012. The Financial Forum webinars are designed to provide corporate treasurers with up-to-date information on a variety…

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SecurityMetrics Online Scoping Tool Modeled After Live Scoping Call Center

Responding to payment industry needs, SecurityMetrics released a new online PCI DSS scoping tool called SecurityMetrics Expert that simplifies and increases the accuracy of identifying merchant PCI validation types. After nearly half a decade of customer research at SecurityMetrics’ award-winning call center, SecurityMetrics software engineers modeled the online tool after SecurityMetrics’ live scoping experience, enabling its customers to easily determine their business’ Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) type and scanning requirements. The streamlined interface of SecurityMetrics Expert enables the majority of merchants to take an average of 5 minutes to complete the process without compromising scoping accuracy.

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PassportParking Launches Mobile Payment System

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Passport Parking, LLC added mobile payment to their suite of cloud based parking solutions. PassportParking Mobile Pay has been developed to enable providers greater operational efficiency through real-time monitoring and control of their facilities. The mobile application can be downloaded through the App Store and the Android Market, or from the…

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AvaTax POS Partners Ektron Web Content Management

Avalara (http://www.avalara.com) sales tax automation for businesses announced Ektron web content management and marketing optimization joined its list of solution partners. Avalara’s solution partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications. Avalara has concentrated on building solution partnerships since its inception and today its partner applications on enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial/accounting, POS, ecommerce, mcommerce, and customer relationship management (CRM) systems.

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Paypal Pivitol to mCommerce

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Over the past 60 days, ShopVisible, selected by the SIIA CODiE Awards as Best Ecommerce Solution 2012, conducted research spanning 23,000 web and mobile transactions. In thousands of mobile transactions, 67% of customers used PayPal or an alternative payment method while only 33% chose to pay by credit card. In web-only…

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ShopKeep POS Selects Perka Customer Loyalty Program

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Say goodbye to paper punch cards and coupons. This weekend, at Coffee Fest Chicago 2012, Perka and ShopKeep POS, the simplest way to make smarter business decisions, will announce plans for an integrated iPad POS solution to enable merchants to get to know their customers on a first name basis, and…

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Ingenico Wins Taxi Payment Contract

Ingenico announced its easycash division inked an exclusive agreement to equip with its one stop shop payment solution the fleet of the Taxis Verts of Brussels (Taxi Radio Bruxellois) with its “iWL250” payment terminals. The easycash payment solution is to be deployed throughout the fleet in order to provide an improved payment experience to the passengers. easycash has initiated the internationalization of its activity in Belgium mid 2011 and sees continued growth.

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Allpay Awarded Prepaid Card National Framework Agreement

Allpay has been awarded the National Framework Agreement for Prepaid Cards led by NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation) and available nationally to the Pro5 Group. The prepaid cards can be used for Social Care, Direct Payments, Housing Benefits, Court of Protection and Asylum Seekers. The cards will also offer fraud protection, protecting the cardholders from illegitimate transactions. The new solution is designed to give legally sound, cost effective procurement route to speed up the implementation of new services.

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SmartMetric Secures $1mm Funding

SmartMetric “secured by Biometrics” Credit and Identity Cards has secured another $1 million (USD) in funding from private strategic investors. The additional capital will be applied to operations, most directly to complete the company’s production facilities in Buenos Aires, where the company will install key robotic assembly equipment. This will finalize SmartMetric’s full-scale manufacturing capabilities of its enhanced fingerprint activated EMV Cards.

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Pre-paid Forum Open to Mobile Operators

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Prepaid International Forum (PIF) India today announced that it has extended its membership admission policy to include mobile operators. The decision reflects the increasingly important role mobile operators play in the prepaid market in India. A number of analysts have stated that prepaid mobile payments have the potential to unlock the…

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