Over at Verifone they had a post about the creation of a coalition to help spread the EMV standard.
Smart Card Alliance has formed a collaborative environment around chip-enabled payments – a neutral, independent, forum to aid in the industry-wide adoption of EMV in the US. The goal of the EMV Migration Forum is to align the EMV implementation steps required for all payments players to successfully move from magnetic stripe to secure EMV contact and contactless technology in the US. Sucessfully move from magnetic stripe to secure EMV contact and contactless technology in the US.
They are also holding a few Webex meetings to help you integrate EMV, what it is and why it’s important. Here is the information:
Let VeriFone Be Your Guide to EMV Migration
An introduction to EMV discussing the benefits of EMV, why it’s time to migrate, and the solutions, training and support VeriFone can provide to help you through this process.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 2:00 pm
EMV Implementation Tools for Success
Learn about the critical tools necessary to successfully implement EMV. Discover how things will change in payments, what the new requirements and certifications will be, if you will you have to replace existing hardware and software and more.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 pm