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The use of passive wearable devices for wearable payments is continuing to take off in Europe, as consumers quickly and easily integrate this relatively new payment method into their daily... more
PCM interviews James Anderson of MasterCard to discuss the hottest trends for 2016 – including MasterPass, wearable payments and MasterCard as a technology company.
Fit Pay, a wearable payments startup founded by former Visa and CyberSource executives, has raised $3.1 million in a seed funding round led by Germany’s Giesecke & Devrient. The startup, founded by former Jumio and CyberSource exec Michael Orlando and one-time Visa chief technical architect Scott Stevelinck, has developed a service that allows wearable device [...]
As if proof of the importance that the payments industry is currently playing in other industry were needed, MasterCard announced a partnership with Coin to bring wearable payments to a wide array of fitness bands, smart watches and other wearable devices. This collaboration builds upon the MasterCard announcement in October introducing the Commerce for Every Device program to enable any [...]
Barclaycard is to roll out a range of wearable payment devices that can be used to make contactless payments across the UK, following a successful launch of its bPay band last year. bPay will consist of a digital wallet that is linked to one of three devices – a wristband, fob and sticker – and [...]