Carta Worldwide’s Host Card Emulation (HCE) Technology Powers Another Client Award Win

In Host Card Emulation, Mobile Solutions, Press Releases, Tokenization by Carta Worldwide

DCR’s truTap Mobile Wallet has been named the “Gotta-Have Mobile App” in Paybefore’s annual awards for excellence in the worldwide prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry.


TORONTO – A panel of industry experts selected truTap from an international roster of entries, listing it among “the most exciting (in market) mobile apps for enabling prepaid payments/transactions or providing financial-related information.

“Backed by Carta’s cloud-based Host Card Emulation and tokenization technology, truTap lets retailers and corporations connect with customers directly through mobile gifting, loyalty and payments, in a streamlined mobile app.

The truTap Mobile Wallet turns any NFC-enabled Android phone into a tap-and-go wallet. Users can tap their smartphone to any contactless point of sale device to pay for purchases. The cloud-based technology is highly secure and incredibly fast.

“We are extremely excited about this award,” said Diana Fletcher, President of DCR Strategies Inc. “In particular, with mobile gaining ground it’s wonderful to have been recognized for our efforts. Our new truTap mobile wallet is truly a labour of love. We’re proud share this award with Carta Worldwide who have tirelessly worked with us to make our mobile wallet ambitions a reality.”

Brian Semkiw, CEO of Carta Worldwide commented, “The security and user experience of truCash are second to none, so it’s no surprise they’ve been internationally recognized as the best. And of course, it’s an honour to have our technology backing a world-class application.” He continued, “DCR is a world leader in applying Carta’s award winning payments processing and tokenization products. It’s great to see HCE enabling mobile payments to move beyond just banks and opening up opportunities for new apps that include prepaid as well as debit and credit.”

The TruTap Mobile Wallet works with all Android, IOS, and Blackberry smartphones, however NFC capabilities are current only available for Android and Blackberry.

About DCR Strategies Inc.

TruCash DCR Strategies Inc./TruCash is an award-winning creator of prepaid products including reward and incentive-based prepaid cards, sales incentives, virtual rewards, and most recently, the truTap Mobile Wallet. Founded in 2005, DCR Strategies Inc. has aimed to provide superior financial solutions to its clients. In the process, DCR has become a market leader in the prepaid industry and has won several awards including Paybefore’s Best Government-Funded Prepaid Program and Best Consumer Program. DCR also developed the first real-time loyalty points-to-cash redemption program for prepaid cards, allowing cardholders to earn points while shopping and redeem for cash rewards.

About Carta Worldwide 

Carta is an award-winning leader in next-generation transaction processing and mobile payment technologies including Host Card Emulation, Cloud-Based Secure Element and Tokenization. Carta’s technology stack and open architecture are engineered for the digital transaction ecosystem, enabling unparalleled capability for developing, deploying and managing transaction solutions.

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