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Innovation Insight: Host Card Emulation Will Speed NFC Deployment

Published: 08 August 2014

ID: G00264795

Analyst(s): Sandy Shen , Dionisio Zumerle

Summary

HCE has the potential to speed Near Field Communication deployment for service providers since it does not require dealing with mobile carriers or trusted service managers. Security and performance are challenges that must be addressed before HCE sees wide-scale adoption among NFC service providers.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Innovation Description/Definition
    • Security Challenges
    • Payment Tokenization
  • Business Impact
    • IT Impact
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • Key Technology Providers

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