When it comes to Electronic Payment and Remittance Adoption in the US hospital market, what are the real numbers?Read More
I really enjoy gatherings like last month’s BAI Payments Connect Conference because they provide an opportunity to re-engage colleagues interested in new technologies around “the check”… now, where else can you find that???
This year’s event was especially gratifying because Orbograph used the occasion to launch the new OrboAnywhere™ solution…and they recorded my presentation to create a video!Read More
“Just because checks have existed since at least 13th century Venice and 19 billion of them were used to pay people and businesses in the U.S. last year doesn’t mean that we should keep them alive. We, as a country, somehow mustered up the courage to move past the horse-and-buggy and 8-track tapes – I think we can dig deep and find it within ourselves as a payments ecosystem to kill the check.”Read More
Snapcheck founder Ken Kruszka describes describes the continuing popularity of the paper check as “ludicrous,” but contends that they have their advantages.Read More
What were the top five payment trends according to BAI’s 2015 Payments Connect Publication?Read More
Our friends at RemoteDepositCapture.com completed a new poll on mobile RDC and found that among those participating in their survey, 28% put the value of mobile remote deposit capture (mRDC) at up to $1.00 per transaction, and just 3% said using mRDC is of no value to them.Read More
Fifth Third Bancorporation is deploying Remote Deposit Capture to attract new customers from the ranks of un- and underbanked Americans, collectively known as financially underserved.Read More
One of the biggest hurdles in maintaining self-serve devices — ATMs, Remote Deposit Capture (RDC), and kiosks, to name a few — is ensuring that any negotiable item is converted and deposited correctly. Money orders are often the worst offenders, but there are still many checks with poor dropout features. Additionally, low-end scanners are more prone to poor images and MICR rejects due to cheaper imaging components.Read More
The vision of P2P payments is like a dream for mobile app vendors and bank executives who love digital payments. Let’s say you want to give or pay money to a friend, relative, or even small business. I recently went through this exercise several times.
And guess what? To my surprise, the best option was still a check!Read More