host card

host card

(1) A plug-in card that adapts one type of card to another. For example, it might serve as a bridge between a PMC card and VMEbus-based hardware. See mezzanine card.

(2) A plug-in card that contains a CPU.
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APPS is also in collaboration with the thriving payment scheme, UnionPay International (UPI) as their Third Party Service Provider (TPSP), for the processing of Mcommerce transactions, such as the usage Quick Response (QR) codes and Host Card Emulation (HCE), to further promote the growth of M-commerce in Pakistan.
With the rise of solutions such as QR-based payment, NFC (near field communication), host card emulation (HCE) and real-time payments, consumer trust has become critical to success, with security and fraud prevention more important than ever to businesses and end-users alike.
Finally, desktop computer users seeking the advantages offered by the G-Force 3.1 have the option of upgrading their systems with the company's new PCIe Host Card (Part Number: PCIEHA) which allows for maximum utilization of the drive's high transfer speeds without having to upgrade the entire computer.
The solution will enable 1LINK member banks to launch EMV-compliant contact and contactless cards, mobile payments, Host Card Emulator(HCE) and other digital services.
Panamax Partners also believes that our partnership will support advanced digital payment use cases with innovative technologies such as Near-Field Communication (NFC), Host Card Emulation (HCE), and QR Codes.
"Host card emulation draws on a number of emerging technologies to create a 'virtual travel ticket'.
The solution combines Host Card Emulation (HCE) technology with JCB's latest J/Speedy(TM)* contactless specification enabling Danish cardholders to tap and pay on their Android Phones at supermarkets and retailers across Denmark.
The prototype design uses HCE (host card emulation) to virtualize the purchasing process.
The wallet will support not only contactless payments through Host Card Emulation (HCE), but also in-app payments and e-commerce payments.
The firm said that it has launched ByblosPay, considered to be the first mobile payment application in Lebanon to use the Host Card Emulation (HCE) technology.