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November 2012 - Datacard Blog


Photos from CARTES 2012

By Kristin Eckmann

November 30, 2012

Thanks to everyone who visited us at CARTES this year. Here are some photos from the show. We enjoyed our time in Paris and look forward to seeing everyone again at CARTES North America, April 23-25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada and CARTES Asia, March 27-28, 2013 in Hong Kong.

Chase Customers Can Get Debit Cards Instantly in Branches

By Kristin Eckmann

November 26, 2012

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chase customers can get debit cards on the spot in 2,000 branches in select regions, with a focus on New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles by year-end.  They will be able to get a personalized Chase debit card when they open a new checking account or lose or damage their existing card […]

Mobile Payments: 5 Keys to a Positive Customer Experience

By Sebastien Tormos

November 19, 2012

A new cooperative company called Merchant Customer Exchange, or MCX, formed this past August in an effort to offer wide-reaching acceptance of mobile payments.  The company currently comprises 21 participating merchants, including Wal-Mart, Target, Sears, Lowes and CVS – and that list is growing. As the number of mobile payment-ready point-of-sale terminals increases, customer adoption […]

The Importance of Securing Cardholder Data

By Ray Wizbowski

November 8, 2012

Organizations around the world are required to tackle issues from all angles. And, looming over any issuance program – whether it is for payment cards, ID documents and credentials, or newer technology – is the need to ensure security and reduce risk so that consumers and investments are protected. There are thousands of complaints of […]