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    RBC brings HCE mobile payments to North America

    September 14th, 2015

    The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has become the first financial institution in North America to go live with a host card emulation (HCE) mobile payment service following a pilot in December 2014. “We’ve now… More

    RBC gets Secure Cloud payments patent

    September 2nd, 2015

    Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has been awarded a patent for its Secure Cloud mobile payments platform by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, covering the use of secure tokens by the bank’s clients to facilitate payments from mobile devices. RBC introduced the Secure Cloud technology in January 2014 and added host card emulation (HCE) support in December last year.

    Visa launches VDEP service to make it easier and cheaper for banks to offer mobile payments

    May 29th, 2015

    Visa has launched the Visa Digital Enablement Program (VDEP), a new service that builds on the company’s token technology and adds a “turn-key, toll-free commercial framework accessible to more than 14,500 Visa financial institution clients and… More

    Edgetech to offer acoustic mobile payments in Zimbabwe

    June 5th, 2014

    Zimbabwe-based banking solutions provider Edgetech Solutions is preparing to launch a new mobile payment service that uses sound-based communication technology from NearBytes to let people make payments in stores with their phones. When launched, the Edgepay solution… More

    EnStream picks Bell ID TSM for NFC in Canada

    April 10th, 2014

    Canadian carrier-owned TSM provider EnStream is to use Bell ID’s Trusted Service Manager platform to provision and manage secure applications on consumers’ NFC devices. The joint venture between Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications operates a… More

    Telus staff to get NFC access control

    February 11th, 2014

    Canadian carrier Telus is to provide its employees with the ability to access buildings, log on to company networks and securely share sensitive data using an NFC phone. Telus employees’ smartphones will be equipped with… More

    Five UK banks to launch Zapp NFC and QR payments

    January 15th, 2014

    The UK’s HSBC, First Direct, Nationwide, Santander and Metro Bank are to provide their 18 million UK customers with the ability to make NFC and QR code payments from next year, using an online and in-store mobile payments service that integrates with the banks’ existing mobile apps. More

    Certgate and Reiner SCT team up for NFC, Bluetooth and SE token

    August 14th, 2013

    Mobile IT security firm Certgate and online security provider Reiner SCT have developed the cgToken, a keyring-sized device that makes use of both NFC and Bluetooth to enable enterprises to provide standardised authentication solutions to… More

    RBC to launch NFC payments in the cloud

    July 24th, 2013

    Canadian bank RBC is to introduce an NFC mobile payments service that stores customers’ card details in the cloud. RBC Secure Cloud will launch later this year and will  be delivered “through partnerships with mobile… More

    HID launches employee ID platform that works with badges, tokens and NFC phones

    September 7th, 2012

    “For the first time, customers will be able to provision and manage credentials over the air with the same ease and simplicity as downloading a song from a cloud-based music service,” says the employee ID giant. More

    ACI adds NFC with Bell ID

    June 22nd, 2012

    Payments processing software specialist ACI Worldwide is using technology from Bell ID to offer over-the-air management of secure tokens. ACI Token Manager for Mobile allows lifecycle management of applications, cryptographic keys and secure elements on NFC enabled devices. “The platform can be implemented by organisations choosing to launch mobile payment systems or seeking to add trusted service manager capabilities to their offerings,” says the company.