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Banks and Merchants Must Have Their Own Payment Apps

January 14th, 2015

Banks and merchants are under threat to lose millions of dollars in investment in their apps by allowing them to become obsolete because they don’t provide the most desired functionality of all: Payment. The reason is simple. A mobile app […]

New Free eBook: Turn Any App Into a Wallet

November 19th, 2014

Sequent’s new eBook “Turn Any App Into a Wallet” helps banks, merchants and other app owners understand how to add valuable commerce functionality to their existing mobile apps. Most companies understand that having their branded mobile app in a consumer’s […]

Secure elements vs cloud-based HCE: What is more secure for NFC mobile payments?

October 25th, 2014

With the introduction earlier this year of Host Card Emulation (HCE) and last month’s reveal of the iPhone 6, Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is making a strong move to fulfill its promise to be the dominant “physical world” payments […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Canada: the future of mobile payments

April 1st, 2014

Recently, a VentureBeat article put into words what we at Sequent have felt for a long time: that Canada may just be the future of mobile payments. Why is that? Canada probably has the biggest penetration of contactless-enabled POS systems […]

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