Archive for the ‘Chip and Signature’ Category

EMV in the Cloud – a viable alternative?

October 31, 2012 at 5:00 pm

The US EMV Migration is a highly debated topic in the payments industry right now, but could EMV in the cloud really become a viable solution? Jeremy Gumbley, Chief Technology Officer at leading EMV software provider CreditCall, certainly thinks so and is due to give a presentation on this hot topic at Cartes in Paris […]

MasterCard aligns with Visa’s U.S. EMV migration plans by publishing its own EMV implementation roadmap

February 1, 2012 at 6:24 pm

EMV Migration is gaining momentum in the US. After Visa’s EMV Migration announcement back in August 2011 and January 2012, MasterCard has now rolled out its migration roadmap from magnetic stripe to EMV chip card technology. MasterCard is planning to deliver an improved customer experience in-store, online, at ATMs and on mobiles giving consumers greater […]

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 […]