EMV® for Independent Software Vendors (ISV)
Solutions for EMV Integration
The Time for EMV is Now
With 44.1% of cards and 72.0% of terminals already supporting the EMV chip standard globally, adoption in the U.S. will probably be faster than in previous geographies1. For merchants with proprietary software or payment application developers who are interested in integrating EMV into their applications, First Data offers the Rapid Connect® solution.
What is Rapid Connect?
Rapid Connect is a single point of integration with First Data that provides access to all payment types, all industries, all platforms, anywhere – including EMV. The Rapid Connect solution offers a feature–rich online test environment, readily–available support and immediate access to innovative payment technologies.
First Data EMV Solutions
By partnering with First Data, you gain the following early–adopter benefits:
EMV Debit Rollout
The industry is still determining some of the implications for EMV Debit with regard to Durbin Regulation and the requirement for two unaffiliated debit networks on a card. Please refer to the following industry association sites for the most recent information:
1 "Worldwide EMV Deployment", EMVCo.com
Get a head start with EMV migration with tutorials and implementation guidance that take advantage of global best practices.
EMV for Merchants
Learn from industry experts about the impact that EMV will have on the point-of-sale environment and how you can prepare now.