What is WIC and How Does It Work?

Grocery stores are integral to how we shop for produce and other food items today. In our conversations with grocers and grocery ISVs, there are a lot of questions around WIC that come up and the payment technology implications around. While we do talk a lot about retail and grocery-related topics on our blog, we wanted to explore WIC and help provide some information that can be helpful.

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Guiding Your Merchant Customers into the Era of Android

When it comes to terminal space at the merchant’s countertop, less is more. When it comes to the POS devices themselves, more is more. For ISVs and VARs, this creates an interesting challenge – how can you provide the most ongoing value to your merchant customers in a compact, modern way? The answer: Android.

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Going Beyond Contactless with Value-Added Service

2020 changed a lot of things for everyone – most companies adapted to work from home models while schools and universities adapted to remote learning. When it came to payment technology – contactless usage skyrocketed around the globe – even in countries where the technology had been popular for years. The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed the adoption in many countries as “touchless” experiences became imperative to the safety and security of consumers across all industries. Businesses across the globe dramatically increased investment in touchless experiences for their customers - from retail payments to subway transit passes, to even check-in at hotels.

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6 Challenges with Non-Phone-Based Biometrics

In my previous blog post, I talked about the rise of biometric authentication in typical payment environments. That market is currently dominated by phone-based biometrics where consumers authenticate the transfer of payment information on their device via a fingerprint scanner or face ID. For the merchant, it is a simple contactless transaction.

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Enhance the Patient Experience with These Six Use Cases

Like most industries, healthcare has changed drastically over the last few years. Patients and their family members coming into hospitals and clinics already carry the stress of the visit and any technology that can help alleviate the anxiety can go a long way.

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