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Archive for January, 2012

Global EMV Adoption Continues to Grow

January 30, 2012 at 12:50 pm

The adoption of the EMV technology worldwide continues to grow with 42 percent of all payment cards and almost 76 percent of all terminals in use globally now based on the EMV payment standard. The EMVCo published EMV deployment figures for Q3 2011 represent the latest statistics from American Express, JCB, MasterCard and Visa, as […]

Visa update for EMV Chip implementation in the U.S.

January 17, 2012 at 5:52 pm

Further to our recent blog article about the EMV cardholder verification methods (CVM) that are likely to be used during the EMV Chip implementation in the U.S., Visa have just published some additional guidance on their blog. As we suggested, Visa are recommending that initially merchants in the USA should concentrate on online-only EMV solutions […]