Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 5 Released, Adds NFC HCE Support for Payments
In the final Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview that was just released, Google is preparing the wearable OS for its stable release in early February. This is preview or The Preview may refer to: Live preview, a feature that allows a digital camera’s display screen to be used as a viewfinder Preview (comics), a character in the Marvel Universe; her alter ego is 5 and it includes iOS support, along with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), NFC Host Card Emulation may refer to to prepare it for users to make payments with NFC.
By adding iOS support, developers have gained the ability to distribute apps apps or APP may refer to to iPhone-paired watches watch is a small timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person, since as you know, Wear 2.0 has its own Play Store may refer to: A retail store where merchandise is sold, usually a product, usually on a retail basis, and where wares are often kept. For those who were previously curious as to why Android Wear needed its own store, this is probably reason #1. Previously, the Android Wear experience on iOS devices was mostly limited, but this opens it all up, as long as Wear app developers flag their apps as “standalone.”
With NFC Host Card Emulation (HCE), Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware has laid the foundation for wearable payments on Android Wear is related to interactions between surfaces and specifically the removal and deformation of material on a surface as a result of mechanical action of the opposite surface. HCE is Google’s work-around for the secure elements required by some operators for mobile payments payment is the transfer of an item of value from one party (such as a person or company) to another in exchange for the provision of goods, services or both, or to fulfill a legal obligation over NFC. HCE emulates a secure element, in a way, providing almost anyone with an NFC-enabled device the power to perform a secure transaction.
The preview is out right now for those with a Huawei Watch or LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition. If interested in flashing the newest preview 5, you can find the files and instructions.
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