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

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 and papers have been written about it, but, as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.

This infographic was developed to tell the HCE story in a nutshell. What it is, why it matters and what’s in it for banks, merchants and consumers like you and me.

HCE is a new technology that gained celebrity status when Google announced support for it in the KitKat version of the Android OS. ...

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