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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...

Visa and MasterCard Officially Embrace Mobile Payments

  Mobile payments could be ready to take off! This week Visa and MasterCard announced they would support host card emulation (HCE). By supporting HCE, they side stepped mobile payment barriers like the “Secure Element” and effectively simplified the mobile ecosystem.   What is Secure Element?   Traditionally, NFC transactions were...