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Infographic: What Will Android Pay Look Like?

December 16th, 2014

The launch of Apple Pay may have been the most impactful announcement of any tech firm this year. The tech titan with the Midas touch and customer experience extraordinaire will finally make mobile payments work where so many other have […]

HCE Support Could Reach 85% of Smart Phones

October 3rd, 2014

Host Card Emulation (HCE) technology support is growing by leaps and bounds. Since it was introduced in the KitKat version of Android Operating System, HCE support in smart phones has been growing in a steep curve. Last month Google released […]

Need to catch up fast: What is Near Field Communication (NFC)?

September 3rd, 2014

The dream of making payments using our smartphones at the corner store may be closer to reality with the recent developments in the market. Google announced support for Host Card Emulation earlier this year on its Android operating system, making […]

HCE Infographic: What is Host Card Emulation and Why it Matters

August 28th, 2014

Ever since Google announced support for Host Card Emulation (HCE) earlier this year on the Android OS, banks, merchants and other mobile payment aficionados have been all over it, trying to grasp its significance. Countless blogs, papers and presentations have […]

One Tap Mobile Payments: Patenting Simplicity

August 26th, 2014

Sequent announced yesterday that we have received a US patent for a key feature of mobile payments: “one tap” mobile payments. If you don’t know what it is, “one tap” or “single tap” functionality allows mobile wallets to transmit multiple […]

Host Card Emulation Can Put Banks, Merchants at the Top of the Wallet

August 18th, 2014

Ever since Google announced the availability of Host Card Emulation (HCE) in the last version of Android, the discussion in the world of mobile payments has taken a very interesting turn. Banks that were previously forced to work with an […]

Host Card Emulation: A Solution for the 90%

August 14th, 2014

I was surprised to read the other day that despite all the hype, still only about 1% of commerce transactions happen in mobile devices according to eMarketer. Even total e-commerce, around from the early days of the Internet, still represents […]

Host Card Emulation and Cloud Issuance Give Banks Scale

July 16th, 2014

Host Card Emulation (HCE) and digital issuance can finally give banks the scale they need. Thus far, bank rollouts of mobile payment and wallet services have been hindered by multiple factors from the dependency on the secure element owner, the […]

Why Europe’s 3rd Largest Bank Chose Sequent for HCE Mobile Payment

July 9th, 2014

The announcement that Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia and Eastern Europe with 100 Million customers, was adopting Host Card Emulation (HCE) mobile payments made many news headlines. It also generated a lot of inquiries as to why Sberbank chose […]

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