Market Insight Report: Digital Wallets – The Future of Payments

Digital Wallets: The Future of Payments Market Insight: IBS Intelligence report, in collaboration with CR2, looks at the accelerated growth in digital wallets as contactless payments pave the way for the future. The onset of COVID-19 has accelerated change in the payments sector and due to guidelines and restrictions to deter the spread of COVID-19,

CR2 Continues to Drive Innovation as Cardless ATM Access Goes Live in Eight Countries

It’s a major concern for banking customers worldwide in this time of a global pandemic – how can they access their daily banking needs without touching surfaces such as ATMs?   CR2 ( enables you to respond to these concerns and allow your banking customers to withdraw cash without physically touching the ATM, by simply

Firstbank Unveils a Fully Automated Self Service Branch, Strengthens Digital Transformation in Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services organisation has announced the launch of its fully automated branch, called the FirstBank Digital Experience Centre. It is provided to put customers at an advantage in carrying out various activities on their own without interacting with anyone. The branch is a reinvention of

ATMIA Congratulates Academy Graduates on their Certification as International ATM Operators

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) is pleased to congratulate two recent graduates of the ATMIA Academy. Hassan Ibrahim Awad, Senior Officer | Alternative Banking Channel, Dahabshil Bank International -Main Branch Daniel González-Márquez, M.A., ATM Operations Program Manager Payment Programs & Initiatives, Desert Financial Credit Union They have all successfully completed the Academy’s International ATM Operators training and are now certified. To gain international

SOLMate Prepaid Cards Give Financial Freedom to the Financially Excluded

SOLMate has announced the launch of its newly branded SOLMate prepaid debit cards. In its ongoing effort to offer clients a fully-fledged financial ecosystem in their pockets, SOLMate has further enhanced its solutions with the launch of this new generation debit card. In addition to the host of payment services housed in the SOLMate app,

ATM Industry Association Announces New Membership Designed Specifically for Financial Institutions

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) announced the release of a new membership level designed specifically for small- and mid-size financial institutions.  It includes a package of benefits of particular value to FIs with less than $100 billion in assets.  More than 50 of the world’s largest banks, and 9 out of the top 10 in

RBR | Nearly Half of all ATMs Now Offer Automated Deposit Functionality

The number of automated deposit ATMs continued to grow in 2020, driven by branch transformation initiatives and the continuing migration of cash transactions away from the teller Banks are smartening their approach to self-service banking RBR’s Global ATM Market and Forecasts to 2026 reveals that of the 3.1 million ATMs installed globally, 1.4 million now

CR2 & ATMIA Webinar: How COVID-19 is shaping ATM trends and driving innovation

Register here The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the world’s need to transform and adapt self-service banking to meet consumer needs, with smart ATMs playing an essential role. Many banks are responding to these changes with investment in low and no touch banking experiences at the ATM, offering additional self-service capabilities at ATMs to replace teller

ATMIA Releases ‘Cash Stories’ Highlighting the Positive Impact of Cash on Everyday Life and During the Pandemic

As a sign of pride in our industry and to highlight the positive impact of cash during the pandemic and on everyday life, the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has released ‘Cash Stories.’ Cash Stories is a portfolio of photos and stories, submitted by ATM deployers and vendors from around the world, underscoring how cash and

ATMIA Publishes 2nd Edition of its Next Gen Business Case Matrix

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has published the 2nd edition of its Next Gen Business Case Matrix, increasing the number of opportunities presented by the Next Gen ATM ecosystem for either cost-savings or new revenue streams from 44 to 47. The Matrix presents the business case for each stakeholder segment of the ATM industry, providing budget worksheets