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NFC: the Technology Behind Tap-and-Go Communication

  Central to every contactless mobile action is a little microchip and radio antenna conducting the tap-and-go operation that is near field communication (NFC). NFC encryption technology is transforming the way users access information, make payments, and share data across devices. What is NFC? NFC is a system...

What is HCE?

  Host Card Emulation (HCE) is a technology that allows for the replication of a physical, contactless smart card using software. In the context of mobile payments, it is used to complete transactions via near field communication (NFC).   Anybody who has used a contactless credit card (Visa...

The Future of Mobile Payments in Canada

The mobile payment industry has been evolving rapidly as of late. Google introduced host card emulation (HCE) in Android 4.4,  Visa and MasterCard officially threw their support behind HCE last month and most recently, EMVCo released their framework for tokenization. What this means for mobile payments is standards...