The NFC technology has been integrated in the SELFBLUE user app. Vending operators may decide to use an NFC tag to enable connection to a specific vending machine.Users will then need to move their phone closer to the NFC tag to initiate connection with the vending machine.
STRIPE is now available as a new service provider for card payments, replacing BRAINTREE.Compared to BRAINTREE, STRIPE has lower fees and is much easier to activate. It also offers support in different national languages.
An update of SELFBLUE has been released with new features of the Control Panel for vending operators. In particular, the updates concern statistics at various levels.1. “Stats” –> “General”. Summarizing boxes have been added for all the different operations, recharges, sales, recharge methods, remaining total balance of wallets, etc. In this way it is possible…
SELFBLUE. Google maps now available in the control panel of selfblue to display all the vending machines on a map
An update of SELFBLUE has been released with new features for vending operators.With this release, the “Map” item appears in the Control Panel menu, allowing you to view the vending machines on a Google map. Clicking on any machine you get the details of that machine’s configuration.To take full advantage of the map, the SELFBLUE…
SELFBLUE. The Italian Government’s initiatives to encourage the use of credit cards and digital payments
The Italian Government is launching a plan to push the Italian citizens to use more credit cards and digital payments. Beginning in 2020, citizens who will pay for goods and services with debit and credit cards will receive a proportional reimbursement of expenses.Peachwire, 4 years ago, has made its cashless payment solution available to the…
SELFBLUE. “Vending sustainability report” by Vending Magazine, the report on DIA Vending and the SPEAK mobile app in partnership with Peachwire
Vending Magazine publishes the Sustainability Report for Vending 2019, with a service on DIA Vending and the SPEAK mobile app that integrates Peachwire’s SELFBLUE.
SELFBLUE. From September 13th to 15th 2019, the sustainability festival of Lecco (Italy), on the “water houses” of AqvaGold you can pay with Selfblue
AqvaGold, which manages over 200 water houses in Lombardy (Italy), adopts SELFBLUE as mobile payment system.The rollout begins on September 13th on the occasion of the Environment and Sustainability Festival which takes place until September 15th in Lecco (Italy).To facilitate users, AqvaGold has prepared a video tutorial on the use of SELFBLUE.
SELFBLUE. Updated the user app with SCA (Strong Customer Authentication) requirements for the safe use of cards
On September 14, 2019, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) requirements will take effect in Europe. These new requirements are part of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulations and mandate that additional authentication measures be performed on certain electronic transactions.SCA mandates that two-factor authentication be performed on electronic payment transactions involving cards. That means that for…
Just released an update of the SELFBLUE user app with a revisited layout more appealing and effective.
NAMA (US vending industry association), with the contribution provided by the European Vending Association (EVA), announced today the release of the latest version of the Multi-Drop Bus (MDB) standards – Version 4.3.MDB Version 4.3 allows for a comprehensive treatment of cashless transactions across convenience services. Version 4.3 updates are explicitly aimed at cashless applications based…