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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 […]

Migrating to EMV – Components Needed to Make Up an EMV Terminal

December 14, 2011 at 3:26 pm

For those looking to develop/migrate to EMV solutions, here’s an overview of the components that make up an EMV terminal. Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions. EMV System Components A typical “EMV terminal” (which can be any EMV-capable device, including self-service kiosks, ATMs and retail PoS [points-of-sale]) consists of a […]

EMV fallback scenarios to magnetic stripe

November 17, 2011 at 11:22 pm

In markets that don’t yet support EMV (such as the USA), there is no option but to process all payment cards using the magnetic stripe, even if the card is actually a chip card. Similarly, a U.S. card used in countries which have migrated to chip card technology still can be processed.  In EMV markets […]