• Industry insights 2 minutes

    Payment innovations create value for retailers across multiple touch points

    Online commerce will grow at more than six times the rate of in-store sales through 2022, according to research, reaching nearly $6 trillion in sales. Despite this growth, most retailers aren’t looking to abandon their in-store efforts. On the contra...

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    Here’s why you should demand remote key injection (RKI) from your payment gateway

    Very seldom do we speak with software developers who want to spend their valuable time or their staff’s time on payment integrations and coordinating terminal deployments. More likely, you’d prefer to spend your time adding value to your software and...

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    Counter Solutions, Creditcall, Diebold Nixdorf and Sodexo partner to create micro-market ePOS solution for GlaxoSmithKline plc

    When it comes to building a successful software development practice, leading ISVs (independent software vendor) not only are always seeking news ways to deliver value, but they also identify hot new market opportunities. UK-based Counter Solutions ...

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    All P2PE Solutions Are Not Created Equally

    Security-minded ISVs, ISOs, and merchants know that P2PE is one of the most critical pieces to the puzzle of protecting an electronic payment transaction. The ability to encrypt payment data at the point of transaction and decrypt it only when it rea...

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    Payments Insights: Latest US EMV Migration numbers

    U.S. EMV Numbers Show Improvement, But Highlight Lagging ISVs and Merchants. Consumers today expect their shopping experiences to be enjoyable. They expect that whatever they’re shopping for will be available either in-store or online. Most important...

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    Will 2018 be the year of contactless payments in the US?

    In the UK, card payments have overtaken cash payments and now account for more than 50 percent of all retail purchases, of which 30 percent were contactless. Other countries are seeing similar adoption increases for contactless payments. The one sign...

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    CTO Insights: Can PIN-on-COTS Take EMV The Final Mile In The US?

    Earlier this month, the PCI Security Standards Council released a new security standard that allows for PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf devices (COTS) such as a smartphone in your pocket or a tablet on your desk right now. Called Software-Based...

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    CTO Insights: PIN-on-Glass is coming

    Imagine taking a regular mobile phone and turning it into a payment device with a simple app download. That’s the utopian dream many companies are chasing today. For small transactions, we’d use NFC rails with no PIN pad or external device. For large...

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    Transit Insights: Studies highlight transportation desire for modern payment methods

    Over the past couple months, we’ve written about the contactless payment revolution taking place in the mass transit sector. The short of it is that when buses and trains can accept electronic payments, everyone wins. Public transportation becomes ea...

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