Microsoft End of Support and Android Migration

Reminder: ·     July 9, 2019 end of support for MS Windows Embedded 8.1* ·     Jan. 14, 2020 end of support for MS Windows Embedded 6.5** POSDATA can help your business by smoothing out the road bumps with Android migration planning. How to Create an Android Readiness Plan Here’s a list of tips to help you […]

What’s the Big Deal with Point-to-Point Encryption?

EMV, P2PE—What’s the difference and why should merchants implement Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) in their transaction environment that is PCI compliant? EMV chip technology (named after Europay, MasterCard, and VISA—the pioneers in chip technology implementation) only protects against counterfeit card use but does nothing to safeguard vulnerable cardholder data from being captured in transit by hackers […]

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Control Solutions Announces Company Name Change

Control Solutions, Inc. announced today that it will be named POSDATA Group, Inc., effective immediately. The name change is part of a re-branding initiative and corporate restructuring. “The rebranding will allow us to better leverage our marketing efforts and create a greater impact on the market” said Jeffrey Creighton, company President.  “All parts of the […]

Managing the Rollout and Repair of Payment Devices for Fitness Centers

Case Study Industry Focus: Fitness & Health Clubs Over 50 million people across the United States are members of a local fitness center. Since no fitness center is free (that we’ve heard of!), that means over 50 million payments transactions happen on a regular basis on gym payment devices. Considering that many fitness centers are […]

Meeting EMV Requirements in the Hospitality Industry

Half of credit card fraud happens in the United States, often as a  direct result of magnetic-stripe cards that are easy to counterfeit or steal data from. 2015 was the year when forces combined to demand a transition away from magnetic-stripe cards to cards equipped with EMV technology (“Europay, MasterCard, Visa). These cards come with […]

Report from the National Retail Federation Show

POSDATA once again had a booth at the National Retail Federation (NRF) show in New York.  Another large turn-out of more than 33,000 retailers and exhibitors.  By all accounts it was a good show for everyone.  There is optimism about the future of retail, both online as well as brick and mortar.  POSDATA is excited […]