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Gamifying The Financial World

Gamifying The Financial World

Even though we are all grown up now and take life much more seriously than we used to do as kids on a playground, an enjoyable game still has a good chance of helping us reclaim our inner child.

The journey into 2020: What to look for?

The journey into 2020: What to look for?

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts and prepare to land in the year 2020. The business climate at your destination is very favorable for the financial sector albeit certain challenges are expected from time to time. We wish you an enjoyable stay, that you contribute to the development of pioneering technologies, and victory in the competitive world of banking.  

Android and iOS mobile apps for customers of Alfa Insurance IC

Android and iOS mobile apps for customers of Alfa Insurance IC

In association with Solanteq the Ukrainian company Alfa Insurance presented its customers mobile apps for the Android and iOS platforms, developed based on SOLAR Mobile.

SOLAR ACS passed EMV certification for the 3-D Secure 2.1 standard

SOLAR ACS passed EMV certification for the 3-D Secure 2.1 standard

Solanteq has successfully completed the EMV certification of SOLAR ACS and confirmed that it meets the requirements of 3-D Secure 2.1.

AI for consumers. What are the implications?

AI for consumers. What are the implications?

There is no doubt that the emergence of artificial intelligence has garnered considerable attention across society. And it has already had a major impact on our daily activities. The mysterious hidden algorithms that recognize which ads we will be interested in, scan our activity in social media and online shopping stores, and answer questions in chatbots are making our lives increasingly productive.

Solanteq at the IV International Banking Forum

Solanteq at the IV International Banking Forum

A two-day event was held on the topic: ‘The Cashless Economy: Towards Sustainable Banking’ in Baku, Azerbaijan on 6-7 November. Solanteq was the main sponsor of the event.

The world moves away from plastic

The world moves away from plastic

We all know that nowadays you don’t need to carry cash in the wallet to make a purchase. And thanks to mobile technologies people can now even leave their bank card at home. But what is really amazing is that now consumers don’t need to have a payment card at all, which brings never-before-possible convenience to clients.

Staying on the cutting edge in 2019: top features for mobile banking

Staying on the cutting edge in 2019: top features for mobile banking

Today it is hard to find a global bank that does not offer mobile banking services. And apps are no longer just a convenient way to check your balance, they are an integral part of the banking experience and highly valued by consumers.

China’s big plan

China’s big plan

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is preparing to become the first major central bank to issue a digital version of its currency — the yuan, seeking to be abreast with and in control of an evolving economy.

Libra as an alternative future currency

Libra as an alternative future currency

The new cryptocurrency Libra was introduced by Facebook three months ago, on 18 June 2019. It is expected that the launch of the Libra at the global level will take place in the first quarter of 2020, and testing will begin at the end of 2019.

The unified instant payments gateway

The unified instant payments gateway

With the rapid pace of digitalisation and the constant growth of e-commerce, easy and instant cashless payments are becoming a must-have for consumers of financial services.

Point of Sale is a work horse for retail

Point of Sale is a work horse for retail

In the 1970s, when ABBA recorded their first album and when the second Walt Disney World began accepting visitors, another great achievement happened - the birth of the bulky magnetic stripe reader now known as a point of sale (POS) terminal.

A new landscape of cross-border Payments

A new landscape of cross-border Payments

On 17 July 2019 in Brussels, SWIFT – a member-owned cooperative that brings together more than 11,000 banking organizations, securities institutions and corporate clients, announced enhanced global payment innovation (gpi) for corporates.

To be forewarned is to be forearmed or how to guard against fraud?

To be forewarned is to be forearmed or how to guard against fraud?

Customers want banking to be fast, simple and affordable, providing seamless secure digital experiences across multiple channels. On the other hand, fraudsters are devising increasingly sophisticated tools and techniques, benefiting from the large quantity of breached identity data flooding the web.

What are the benefits of 3-D Secure 2 for your payments?

What are the benefits of 3-D Secure 2 for your payments?

3-D Secure 2.2.0 (3DS2) — the new authentication protocol for online card transactions — is a truly exciting and welcome innovation. 3-D Secure 2.2.0 is designed to improve on its predecessor by reforming the weak points of the previous protocol. This next version of the 3DS is created especially for friction reduction in the transaction process to help improve conversion.

Black and white - feel all right?

Black and white - feel all right?

Since the first Quick-Response (QR) code appeared in 1994 and until now no such visible bridge between the offline and online worlds has emerged. Those blocky black and white squares of digital information seemed destined to become a big thing, and they did. Nevertheless, the popularity of QR codes varies and they still have a mixed reputation around the world.

PASHA Bank Launches Loyalty Program in Partnership with Solanteq

PASHA Bank Launches Loyalty Program in Partnership with Solanteq

PASHA Bank, the largest private bank in Azerbaijan, has launched a loyalty program in partnership with Solanteq. Together with Turkish Airlines, the bank has introduced the PASHA Bank Miles&Smiles card. The rewards program is open to both customers of the bank and any individual.

Solanteq Days

Solanteq Days

On the best weekend of July, Captain Morgan Hotel was the venue for a conference and the center of a clash of oars with kayaking races sponsored by OnegoSurf and Work & Sport. In the evening, it turned into a lounge area with relaxing music, exquisite food from Frank and a wonderful view of the setting sun. The fifth anniversary of Solanteq offered a change of activity, and as you all know this makes for the perfect break!

Solanteq and Vostok Bank expanded successful cooperation

Solanteq and Vostok Bank expanded successful cooperation

Towards the effective implementation of the digital strategy and information system improvement, Ukrainian Vostok Bank and Solanteq signed an agreement for the launch of SOLAR Retail Banking - a modern processing product for all types of retail operations.

Empowering Digital Performance for the World of Global Payments

Empowering Digital Performance for the World of Global Payments

The payments industry has been, and will continue to be, one of the most dynamic areas of innovation in the banking industry. Banks and credit unions must anticipate consumer needs and innovate in ways that will prioritize the most effective mix of capabilities, processes and people.