New Printing Option Makes Instant Issuance with Card@Once More Versatile

July 29, 2020

CPI Card Group® is excited to introduce Spectrum by Card@Once®, the company’s first retransfer printing solution for instant issuance. With the addition of Spectrum, issuers now have a premium Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) option for printing high quality debit and credit cards in branch and on demand to support an enhanced customer experience. Spectrum is a premium, … Read More

FIS Payments One® – Integration Enhances CPI’s Leading Card@Once® Instant Issuance Solution

June 23, 2020

Exciting news! CPI’s Card@Once is now integrated with FIS™ Payments One®, a comprehensive suite of payments solutions and a global leader in financial services and payments technology. This new and robust unified card processing platform promises to empower financial institutions by offering a superior banking experience. This latest integration with the Payments One card servicing … Read More

Card Design Makes for a Winning Instant Issuance Program

February 25, 2020

The design of cards plays an important role for banks and credit unions, serving as an extension of their brand, a way to connect with local community, a means to visually delight cardholders – or all of the above. This is why adopting a new solution like instant issuance, which allows cardholders to visit a … Read More

Contactless Payments – a Technology Whose Time Has Come

February 19, 2020

Evolving technology has always been present in payments, from IBM’s® development of the magnetic stripe in 1960 to the original introduction of EMV® chip-and-pin in 1994. Over the past decade, technological advances have launched a revolution in payments, from digital wallets to contactless wearables and payment objects.  While the U.S. has been slow to adopt … Read More

Streamlining Instant Issuance: 3 Benefits of Core Integrations

February 13, 2020

Core providers serving banks and credit unions are already in the business of their customers’ success. By adding instant issuance to their suite of technologies and services, they have the opportunity to take customer commitment one step further. Whether you’re a core processor, platform or management systems provider, the value of integrating a cloud-based, end-to-end … Read More

The Contactless Revolution is Here. Are You Ready?

February 5, 2020

Years in the making, the U.S. market is finally ready for contactless payments. Although late to the game, the U.S. payment ecosystem, including issuers, processors and merchants, is preparing to support contactless as a dominant payment methodology. According to A.T. Kearney, 70 percent of U.S. retailers already have point-of-sale terminals capable of accepting contactless payments, … Read More

Solving for the On the Go Lifestyle

January 7, 2020

Today’s “on-the-go” cardholders expect to be able to pay for goods and services quickly, conveniently and with minimal friction. While debit, credit and cash remain consumers’ preferred ways to pay, new contactless capabilities are introducing enhanced convenience to payment cards through dual interface technology.  ABI Research estimates that U.S. dual interface credit and debit issuance … Read More

A Day in the Life of the On the Go Cardholder

December 17, 2019

Today’s Cardholders Lead Hectic Lives Noah’s day on-the-go is becoming routine for many cardholders. The convergence of changing consumer expectations, a growing digital economy and new point of sale contactless technology means a truly frictionless payment ecosystem may finally be in our sights. According to Visa, more than 40 percent of in-store Visa transactions outside … Read More

Cardholders Embrace Plastic Waste Upcycling

November 19, 2019

Consumers have a strong desire to address the Earth’s plastic waste problem. According to a CPI Card Group Consumer Insights Study, conducted by an independent research firm, 96 percent of respondents say they are “concerned” about plastic waste in the oceans, and 63 percent are “very concerned.” Forty-nine percent are already reducing their plastic usage … Read More

Transforming Ocean Waste into Payment Plastic

November 5, 2019

In response to rising consumer demand, card manufacturers and issuers are actively working to develop and provide more environmentally-conscious solutions to address the growing problem of plastic waste. The challenge for card manufacturers is in sourcing materials that are not only durable, but able to handle the complex security and technology requirements of today’s evolving … Read More