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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Mobile Banking Updates - Mar 28

Oklahoma CU Deploys Tyfone Mobile Banking
"Communication Federal Credit Union is deploying Tyfone's mobile banking software. Tyfone's suite enables mobile banking via mobile app, mobile web or SMS. It is capable of integrating with Fiserv's XP2 core account processing software and is said to provide financial institutions a path to deploying mobile payments through its iCashe mobile wallet. The Oklahoma City-based credit union—which has about $850 million in assets and serves 55,000 members in Oklahoma and Kansas—and Tyfone did not immediately return requests for comment on the scheduled rollout of mobile banking and payments."

FIS Looks Forward On Mobile
"When Jacksonville, Fla.-based FIS completed its acquisition of mobile banking and payment solutions provider mFoundry last week, it was not just a one-off business transaction but part of a larger mobile strategy the company is planning over the next decade. "We see mobile as being a huge part of our future at FIS and the future of the clients we serve," Susan Hawkins, Group Executive and General Manager of eBanking, Mobile and Commercial Treasury Solution at FIS, recently told Bank Systems & Technology."

Snap happy mobile banking customers deposit checks via photos
"Earlier this month, Juniper Research released their "Mobile Banking: Handset & Tablet Market Strategies 2013-2017" report revealing that, within the next four years, 19% of tablet owners will carry out bill payments via their mobile device compared to the 9% that currently do so. New research, this time from mobile document capture software firm Mitek, found that Americans are increasingly comfortable with depositing money into their accounts simply by taking a photo of a check. More than 12 million have now done so, depositing more than $40 billion in to accounts. According to Mitek president and CEO, James B. DeBello, mobile banking is not only fast, easy, and gratifying, it's also fun."

Tablet Banking Forecast 2013-2017: Mobile Banking Users to Exceed One Billion by 2017
"Online banking is common enough these days, but Juniper Research believes the practice is heading to the mobile world. The March 12 report shows that users have become accustomed to pushed financial services, particularly tablet banking. The acceptance of mobile banking apps, plus the vast numbers of tablets in circulation among consumers, will encourage people to look up and pay their bills on mobile devices."

Banks Now Able to Enrich their Consumer Banking Offerings with New Online and Mobile Banking Range of Products from Misys
"At the 'Misys MENA Market Forum 2013' today Misys is announcing its new innovative range of online and mobile banking products, Misys BankFusion Digital Channels, which significantly enhances the way banks provide products and services via the Internet or mobile devices. Misys BankFusion Digital Channels comprises a range of proven and mature modules covering online banking, mobile banking, personal financial management and Internet brokerage, which enable banks to extend their services and add more value to their customers. The innovative solution enables banks to keep up to date with the changing needs of consumers. It allows banks to provide a better digital service all the time and allows them to optimise their costs, as customers migrate from transacting in branches to banking via digital channels."

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