Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
All SECU ATMs now talking
RALEIGH, N.C. (2/19/08)--State Employees’ CU (SECU) in North Carolina announced the completion of an upgrade to its Cash Points ATM network with voice guidance technology that benefits its visually impaired members. The technology provides a “talking” ATM, allowing SECU members at the $14.95 billion asset, Raleigh, N.C.-based credit union to plug in their headphones and listen to step-by-step instructions for conducting transactions at any Cash Points ATM. The upgrade was completed in mid-January, allowing SECU to convert all machines on its network to the “text to speech” technology. SECU has 975 no-surcharge ATMs throughout North Carolina. “SECU’s Cash Points ATMs offer a great voice guidance system that is very simple to use,” said James Benton Sr., community employment specialist for the Division of Services for the Blind Serving the Governor Morehead School Transition Program. “The technology provides visually impaired members complete and private access to account information without the assistance of a third party, which is extremely important. “Having this system available through a statewide network is beneficial,” he added. “There are many advocates who are blind or visually impaired who have led the way and worked with SECU to make such a network available, and their hard work is appreciated.” SECU added the service to an existing list of other special needs services, such as Braille and large-print statements, and TDD services--a telecommunications device for the hearing impaired, according to Leanne Phillips, SECU senior vice president of card and record services.
Other Resources

RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
What role are #creditunions playing in @gatesfoundation's 2030 vision of financial services? Read #NewsNow Monday
4 hours ago
Consumers fear inaccurate info lingers on credit reports, says @FTC study Read @CUNA's News Now: http://t.co/RzNLMnaROO
6 hours ago
@PCUA has formed a @LinkedIn networking group for former bankers turned #creditunion employees.
6 hours ago
.@politico reports Democrats haven't picked the city yet, but their 2016 convention will be held the week of July 25.
6 hours ago
.@cuna, @DCUC_HQ urge @CFPB to exempt #CUs from changes to Military Lending Act rules cuz CUs aren't part of the targeted problem. NN Monday
8 hours ago