ATMATOM Channel Resources & News


The WHATs and the WHYs of EMV Non-Compliance
Posted on Tuesday October 03, 2017

by: Jack Milford Ford, Attorney At Law – JMFord Law Offices As October 2017 is here, with regard to what many are calling the VISA EMV Liability Shift (why, I’m not sure as I thought all of the other Networks in addition to VISA were now following the path that MasterCard & Shazam took last October 2016), I […]


T-Minus Forty!
Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – Less than a month before the VISA ATM liability shift deadline, you would think we would be in the midst of a frantic, last-ditch effort to upgrade or replace all remaining non-EMV ATMs. Well, you would be wrong. Instead, we hear crickets. To be clear, we are talking about another 75% […]


Careful, The Fish Might Shoot Back!
Posted on Tuesday September 12, 2017

by: Jack Milford Ford, Attorney At Law – JMFord Law Offices In the recent blog, Shooting Fish in a Barrel, the author asked, “So, amidst what looks like widespread carnage [EMV liability shift charge backs], how can U.S. IADs make hay post ATM liability shift?” The author was referring to the fast approaching October 2017 ATM EMV Liability […]


Tech Tip Tuesday Calibration Utility
Posted on Tuesday September 05, 2017

Calibration Utility for ARGO 15 or ARGO FT Touch Screen In the event that an ARGO 15” touch screen or touch screen controller board is replaced in the field, user may need to run Triton’s ARGO touch screen calibration utility.  This utility can also be used when experiencing touch response or display alignment problems in […]


Shooting Fish in a Barrel
Posted on Tuesday August 29, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – Winning merchant sites is HARD. Most of these folks are savvy, ruthless negotiators who will squeeze all of the profitability out of an ATM site contract even if you are “lucky enough” to win a site. At most locations, IADs aren’t generating enough profit to upgrade these terminals to EMV. Merchants, […]


Half a Million Strong
Posted on Monday August 21, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – Just this week the ATMIA reported that 500,000 ATMs have now been deployed in the United States. Given that the number of “bank ATMs” has remained relatively flat at an estimated 125,000 terminals, that means that 375,000 “white label” ATMs are operating in the United States today. Wow. This is a […]


5 Ways to Boost ATM Portfolio Profitability
Posted on Wednesday August 09, 2017

Today’s business climate has many companies re-evaluating business practices, searching for ways to cut costs and expand profits. A recent white paper introduces five ways independent ATM Deployers (IAD) can increase revenue, reduce costs and boost profitability. 1. Re-Evaluate Surcharge Rates Many IADs simply set surcharges and let them stand, this can eat into profits […]


ATMIA Addresses ATM Withdrawal Dispute Issues in the U.S.
Posted on Wednesday August 02, 2017

Handling withdrawal disputes has become a daily, standard operating procedure for independent ATM deployers (IAD) and their processors. Recent research commissioned by ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) and authored by the Tremont Capital Group has confirmed about 20-25 percent of ATM withdrawal disputes are fraudulent. In response to these findings, ATMIA has announced they will be […]


So Cash is Still King?
Posted on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Background For decades, anti-cash campaigns, largely led by dominant card brands, have been waged in the mass media with the objective of discrediting cash. And, yet, the continued global demand for cash, currently increasing year-on-year at significantly higher rates than the average global GDP, and the popularity of cash as the world’s number one payment […]


An “Abandoned” Program Still Haunts ATM Operators
Posted on Wednesday July 19, 2017

Operation Choke Point (OCP) is shorthand for the nationwide program initiated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under the Obama Administration and implemented by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and related banking agencies designed to shut down and deny bank accounts to businesses the DOJ determined at high risk for criminal activity – specifically […]