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Alliance Activities : Publications : Host Card Emulation 101

Host Card Emulation 101 Publication Date: August 2014 Click here to download the white paper. Host card emulation (HCE) is one of the most talked about mobile innovations today, providing solutions providers with a new architecture to implement convenient mobile NFC-based solutions. But how does the new architecture impact application security? The Smart Card Alliance…
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Alliance Activities : Publications : Mobile/NFC Standards Landscape

Mobile/NFC Standards Landscape Download the standards landscape reference guide. Download the standards landscape interactive PowerPoint presentation. Mobile NFC applications follow a wide variety of standards and specifications, some that govern the core technology and functionality of mobile NFC devices and some that are specific to applications. The Smart Card Alliance Mobile and NFC Council developed…

About Smart Cards : Applications : Transit Open Payments Resources

Transit Open Payments Resources Smart cards are used worldwide in transportation applications, with millions of smart cards in use for both transit fare payment and parking fee payment. In the U.S., most major metropolitan areas have smart card systems in use in fare collection, all of them proprietary systems provided on a turnkey basis. In…
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Alliance Activities : Publications : Fare Payment and Collection Systems : Cost Model

Planning for New Fare Payment and Collection Systems: Transit Payment System Cost Model Download the Excel transit payment system cost model. Download model user guide. Download the companion white paper, “Planning for New Fare Payment and Collection Systems: Cost Considerations and Procurement Guidelines.” The Smart Card Alliance Transportation Council Merchant has created an Excel model…

About Smart Cards : Applications : NFC

NFC Resources Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is a standards-based wireless communication technology that allows data to be exchanged between devices that are a few centimeters apart. NFC operates at 13.56 MHz and transfers data at up to 424 Kbits/seconds. NFC is distinguished by its intuitive interface and its ability to enable largely proprietary wireless…
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Alliance Activities : Publications : Security of Proximity Mobile Payments

Security of Proximity Mobile Payments Publication Date: May 2009 Click here to download the white paper. The opportunities offered by the advent of proximity mobile payments are clear; differentiated payment services, increased transaction volumes, faster transactions, increased customer convenience, operational efficiencies and the ability to increase customer loyalty through targeted gift and loyalty programs. With…