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Fortis Bank Selects Diebolds Opteva ATM

Thursday 18 March 2004 11:01 CET | News

Fortis Bank Netherlands N.V. has become the 25th financial institution in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region to purchase ATMs from Diebolds new Opteva family. This latest deal reflects the financial services markets continuing demand for cost-effective and flexible self-service delivery systems.More than 1,500 units have now been sold to banks across the EMEA region. Some of the leading financial institutions in Europe, the Middle East and South Africa have chosen Opteva as their new self-service channel. Credit Agricole (France), Fortis Bank Netherlands N.V. (Netherlands), National Bank of Greece, Banque et Caisse dEpargne de lEtat (Luxembourg), Raiffeisenbank (Russia), Kazcommertsbank (Kazakhstan), Standard Bank (South Africa), and Alrajhi and National Commercial Bank (Saudi Arabia) are just some of the banks who have bought Opteva units. Diebolds Opteva ATMs were designed with a number of unique, enhanced features that provide added security and help protect the assets of financial institutions. Some of the Opteva security features include customer awareness mirrors, cameras and recessed keypads and displays. To combat fraud, Opteva ATMs are equipped with fraud-resistant dispensers and card readers, as well as a Triple DES-compliant encrypted PIN pad (EPP). The Opteva family also operates on Universal Serial Bus (USB 2.0) open architecture, which allows banks to more easily and quickly integrate future technologies and facilitate faster transactions through high-speed communications with ATM peripherals. Opteva also offers the largest full-color display in the industry -- providing the capability to deliver high-impact video promotions, messages and campaigns. In addition, Optevas intuitive graphical interface simplifies maintenance functions. Opteva ATMs operate on Diebolds Agilis software platform, an open system that allows multiple vendors terminals and their respective technologies to co-exist on an ATM network. This software brings new levels of speed, flexibility and performance throughout the entire self-service delivery channel. Agilis is compatible with existing host environments, which means integration costs are minimized. In addition, it supports adding advanced- function transactions and enhanced features, such as channel integration with web services and browser-based screens, personalized transactions and one-to- one marketing.

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