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    Sequent closes funding round

    June 15th, 2015

    Secure NFC specialist Sequent Software has closed a funding round for an undisclosed sum that will be used to support its expansion into global markets. “Sequent’s products support the next wave of development in the wallet space, managing the complexity of mobile payments so that thousands of apps can use simple APIs to make payments at any store,” says the company’s David Haines.

    White paper sets out the need to go beyond tokenization for cloud-based mobile payments

    June 1st, 2015

    Card issuers looking to deploy host card emulation (HCE) mobile payments should not rely on tokenization alone to secure their services, NFC technology provider Sequent recommends in a white paper that is now available to… More

    NXP tool helps developers access secure elements

    March 2nd, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Chip maker NXP has produced a new tool to help developers quickly build apps that utilise the embedded secure element in the company’s PN66T NFC module. The Secure Service Development Platform (SSDP) allows… More

    Sberbank to launch HCE payments in Russia

    May 20th, 2014

    Russia’s Sberbank, Europe’s third largest bank with more than 100million customers, has begun piloting NFC payments in Moscow using embedded secure elements. It will follow the trial with a service using host card emulation (HCE) later this… More

    Sequent adds HCE to NFC platform

    April 29th, 2014

    Sequent Software has added support for cloud-based issuance, tokenization and host card emulation (HCE) to its digital issuance platform. The solution gives banks “flexibility of deployment by leveraging cloud and secure element technology to work with all partners for secure mobile payments using NFC, QR code and other technologies,” says CEO Robb Duffield.

    Sequent gets Visa TSM approval

    April 10th, 2014

    Sequent Software has gained Visa approval for its digital issuance platform, a service provider TSM (SP-TSM) solution that enables card issuers to manage and distribute payment credentials to consumers’ NFC phones. “The Visa approval provides peace of mind to our customers since they know that the security of our platform far exceeds most commercial requirements,” says Lance Johnson, Sequent’s chief security officer.

    Federal Reserve reports on barriers to NFC adoption in the US

    November 27th, 2013

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has published a summary of a June meeting of its Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup (MPIW) that sets out a number of reasons why NFC has not yet taken off in… More

    Rogers picks Sequent for NFC

    November 19th, 2013

    Canadian carrier Rogers Communications has chosen Sequent’s Wallet Management Platform for its recently announced Suretap wallet. The platform will enable Rogers to provide application developers with a way “to quickly enable NFC payment transactions in retail, transit, ticketing, vending, access control and other mobile applications.”

    Sprint launches Pinsight Touch NFC platform

    October 3rd, 2013

    US mobile network operator Sprint has introduced Pinsight Touch, “a nationwide, open platform for securely storing and accessing credentials on a mobile device” that, the carrier says, will open up “new possibilities for the transit,… More

    Swisscom picks Trüb and Sequent for NFC

    September 11th, 2013

    Mobile network operator Swisscom is to use technology developed by Sequent Software and delivered by Trüb to enable bank card issuers and other service providers to provision cards over-the-air to subscribers’ NFC phones. Multiple phone… More

    CIBC picks Sequent for NFC

    February 5th, 2013

    Canada’s CIBC bank has licensed the Sequent Wallet Management Platform, which was announced last week, for use in its NFC payments service. CIBC also uses NFC technology from Giesecke & Devrient and Tsys.

    Sequent launches multi wallet platform for NFC phones

    January 31st, 2013

    The technology makes it possible to create links between payment cards stored in a secure element and multiple mobile wallets and apps, allowing several different mobile wallets to be supported on one NFC phone and enabling merchants and other service providers to build secure payments capabilities into their existing apps. More

    MoSoCo picks Sequent for NFC payments, marketing and loyalty platform

    December 10th, 2012

    Mobile solutions specialist MoSoCo has chosen Sequent as its trusted service management (TSM) provider for the introduction of a cloud-based mobile loyalty, marketing and prepaid card processing service for Polish retailers. “Sequent’s secure technology will allow… More

    Sequent acquires Vivotech’s software division

    October 19th, 2012

    TSM software and services provider Sequent is the new owner of troubled NFC pioneer Vivotech‘s software division. “The acquisition enables Sequent to integrate banks and other service provider’s credentials more efficiently into the secure element… More

    Sequent joins GlobalPlatform

    April 16th, 2012

    NFC secure element management specialist Sequent Software has joined standards body GlobalPlatform as an observer member. “GlobalPlatform specifications are at the centre of interoperability for the secure contactless services market, and that is where Sequent plays a key role,” says Drew Weinstein, Sequent’s CEO.

    NFC to enter the dating game?

    October 31st, 2011

    NFC could be used to add efficiency to the dating process, Hans Reisgies of Sequent Software suggested at the NFC Summit at 4G World. “Let’s say you’re at a social function and there’s an attractiveness… More

    NFC Forum adds 29 new members

    October 12th, 2011

    Companies joining the NFC standards association include advertising agency Dentsu, handset makers HTC and ZTE, MNO payments joint venture Isis and, at board level, UK-based Barclaycard. More

    NFC news in brief • 30 May 2011

    May 30th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Identive, NXP sign VAR deal • Huawei planning NFC phones? • Vodacom looks to NFC • NFC domain names on Ebay • US banks debut P2P payments • Samsung smashes Galaxy sales record • US theme park to offer next-gen shopping experience • Rhodes framework adds NFC support • and more… More

    NFC news in brief • 17 May 2011

    May 17th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: US files lawsuit against Verifone/Hypercom deal • iPhone 5 unlikely to support NFC payments, says analyst • ‘Paper’ phone unveiled • Vivotech adds NFC to mag stripe terminals • Hashable adds NFC to contacts app • Sequent raises funds • Connecthings invests in Lifera • and more… More

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