Windows 10 set for HCE support – report

Microsoft’s next-generation operating system, Windows 10, will gain support for host card emulation (HCE), according to an NFC World report. The new technology, which will be added to the mobile version of the cross-device platform, will be included alongside ongoing support …

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HCE pioneer pulls in $2.5M backing from cloud payments firm Mozido

US firm SimplyTapp, an early developer of host card emulation (HCE) technology, raised $2.5 million from Mozido, whose specialism is cloud-based payments. The additional backing raises SimplyTapp’s total funding to $10.1 million, which it will deploy in ramping up R&D …

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Payment wearable with a difference set for showcase

A new wearable device by German vendor Wirecard enables users to make a payment by holding the wristband against NFC-based payment terminals. What distinguishes the Smart Band from other such products is that it uses host card emulation (HCE) technology. …

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SimplyTapp finds it has money-raising knack

SimplyTapp, the US firm that claims to have invented host card emulation (HCE) technology, has raised $5.9 million in a Series B round, as it seeks to further develop its cloud-based technology for NFC mobile payments, access control and in-app …

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