Posts Tagged ‘US EMV’

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. EMV Migration: Cardholder verification for American EMV terminals

November 10, 2011 at 4:23 pm

We’ve blogged previously (see EMV Cardholder  Verification Methods) about the different types of cardholder verification that are supported by the EMV specifications for credit/debit card transactions using smart cards. Prior to EMV migration in the United Kingdom, most transactions were verified by checking the cardholder’s signature, but the introduction of EMV allowed the chip on […]