Host Card Emulation marches forward, puts Carriers and Smart-card TSM players on the defensive

If you can’t beat them, join them...

Carriers and smart card players are arguing that HCE is mostly meant for low-security applications such as coupons, loyalty and offers and not really for security requiring applications like Payments. But its not coming out very unequivocally. They also realize its hard to stop HCE with the kind of much-needed momentum it has brought back to NFC.

However they face a grave danger. ...
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