Which is Better When Converting to EMV: Two Wires…or No Wires At All?
EMV, which stands for Europay, Mastercard, and Visa, is the global technology standard used to authenticate transactions from smart cards equipped with computer chips. It critical for fuel centers to make the conversion to EMV as soon as possible. Why? Because as of October 2017, banks have shifted the liability for fraudulent transactions onto the merchant. But should fuel center owners connect EMV supporting hardware with conventional two-wire technology or convert to wireless Ethernet products? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each.