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What is EMV Chip Card Technology?

EMV® is a worldwide standard for credit and debit card payments based around the use of chip card technology. The acronym stands for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, who collaborated to create the technology. The goal of this project was to create a card that worked based off of a microprocessor chip that is read by…

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Industry Terms: EMV Cards

This is the latest installment in The Official Merchant Services Blog’s Knowledge Base effort.  We want to make the payment processing industry’s terms and buzzwords clear.  We want to remove any and all confusion merchants might have about how the industry works.  The Host Merchant Services promise, we deliver personal service and clarity.  So we’re going…