A Credit Card On Your Wrist, a Debit Card On Your Keychain – Barclaycard’s bPay Wearable Technology

27 July, 2015

Recently Barclaycard announced it’s latest foray into RFID-based contactless payment technology, with the Barclaycard bPay system.

By embedding the touch pay system from their credit cards into wristbands, keychains, and specially made anti-tamper stickers, they’re hoping to further encourage their customers to use the ultra-fast payment system.

Why I’m interested in it is because it’s one of the first times a commercial bank has ever ventured into wearable technology.

bPay by Barclaycard contactless payment with wearable tech

Introducing bPay by Barclaycard

WRITTEN BY

Jack Meyer

Bespoke jewellery designer, and specialist in jewellery CAD/CAM and emergent technologies that affect jewellery.

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