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 significant exception has been the US market—but that’s about to change. For the...

Salon ISVs: Does your Payment Solution Make the Cut?

What sells your salon software? Your payment processor can make all the difference. Efficiency in payment processing is everything; it influences inventory fluctuation, appointment frequency, gratuity amounts, and more. Ultimately your payment processing efficiency can make the difference in whether a client renews with you or walks away. Rinse, Wash, ISV...

Payment Integration Advice for ISVs: Terminal Selection & Support

Last week, Scott Agatep, COO for POS Portal, a ScanSource Company, explained why “easy” payment integrations don’t have to be a myth. As a follow-up, DevPro Journal asked Agatep to share his insights into the payment terminals themselves. As he explains, “Payment terminals are important because ultimately that’s where...

Healthcare Payment Trends Create Opportunities for ISVs

Consumers are driving changes in healthcare, and one area quickly evolving is how patients pay for services. DevPro Journal asked Jeff Spinabella, director of ISV business development for First American Payment Systems to provide insights into trends in healthcare payment as well as opportunities that exist in the healthcare market...

This ISV’s Consultative Approach and EMV-Compliant Solution Leads to Year-Over-Year Growth

Company: Amber Systems Technology (AST) Founded: 2004 2017 Revenue Growth Rate: 25% 2018 projected revenue growth rate: 35%-plus Employees: 10 Phone: (925) 417-0762 Website: www.astpos.com Verticals: Hospitality, Restaurant, Retail, Wholesale Since its inception in 2004, Amber Systems Technologies (AST) has focused on providing small to midsize retailers with customized point of sale (POS) and other complementary solutions....

5 Practical Steps to Successful Partnerships with Offshore Software Development Teams

In this industry, talent can be hard to find. Forrester released the results of a study that found you may have to pay 20% above market salary rates this year when you’re looking for particular skills.  When your ISV company needs to expand its resources, partnering with an offshore...
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“Easy” Payment Integrations Don’t Have to Be a Myth

Many payment companies promise easy and fast payment integrations. Unfortunately, the reality doesn’t always live up to the promise. Mistakes have a ripple effect on any implementation and can delay the entire integration project. And, it leaves the whole deal susceptible to competition. Challengers who can get things done...

Visual Next, Cardknox Announce Payment Gateway Integration

Visual Next, a leading provider of enterprise resource management software for the apparel industry, and Cardknox, the flexible omni-channel payment gateway, are excited to announce their new payment integration. This powerful partnership equips Visual Next users with industry-optimized payment processing and enhanced security to improve the customer experience and...

How PIN-on-COTS May Reshape Mobile Payments 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 PIN Entry (SPoC) the standard — which you read for...

Why More People Are Not Adopting Mobile Payments

There are plenty of mobile payments options available in today’s smartphone-driven world, and it seems new ones are popping up every day, so you’d think we would be using mobile wallets to pay for everything from that daily cup of coffee from the local coffee shop to the flat-screen...
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The Iceberg In Plain Sight: EMV-NFC Certification Process Must Be Reshaped

There is a giant disconnect in the U.S. Payments market that is going largely unnoticed. The parties involved seem to be talking past each other at a fairly crucial time. Somebody has to say something. The incongruity has to do with processor certifications, in particular, those that involve Near Field Communication, or "NFC". Sounds...

NMI’s Agreement to Acquire Creditcall Will Form a New and Innovative Omni-Channel Payments Platform

Creditcall, an omni-channel payment gateway and EMV solutions provider, today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by NMI, a leading provider of payments enablement technology for independent sales organisations (ISOs), independent software vendors (ISVs), value-added resellers (VARs) and Payment Facilitators. “We are excited to join forces...

Bluefin, Datacap Systems, Inc. and Monetary LLC Partner to Provide Secure Payments with PCI-Validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE)

Leading payment security provider Bluefin Payment Systems has announced a new partnership with Datacap Systems, Inc., and Monetary LLC to provide Bluefin’s PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution to point-of-sale (POS) merchants utilizing Monetary’s connected commerce platform and Datacap integration partners. Monetary’s payment platform blends multi-processor payments, tokenization, automation, loyalty, offers,...

The Impact of Processor-Owned ISVs

Over the past few years, certain bank card acquirers/processors have purchased independent software vendors (ISVs) in an effort to vertically integrate the delivery of integrated payments. This is effectively the same market verticalization that processors had traditionally executed for stand-beside terminals. That said, there is a significant difference between...

First American Payment Systems

First American Payment Systems is the integrated payments expert for innovative, effective and efficient payment solutions. We provide payment solutions ISVs need—focusing on cloud-based architecture, mobile deliverables, simple API integrations, minimal onboarding time and cost, as well as customizable, transparent billing. Our support spans hundreds of thousands of small-...

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