Tag Archives: Wearables

G&D and Caixabank give away operative wristbands for contactless payments among MWC visitors

By | February 28, 2017

Barcelona, February 28, 2017 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), in collaboration with CaixaBank, will distribute wearable wristbands for contactless payments among MWC 2017 attendees. The wristbands, manufactured by G&D, are lightweight, submersible and ergonomically designed. These certified by Visa devices have an initial balance to be used in shops in Barcelona and worldwide There will be 936 million… Read More »

Barclaycard signs new bPay partnerships to embed contactless payment technology in watches and jewellery

By | February 24, 2017

February 24, 2018 Barclaycard has agreed two new partnerships that will see its bPay payment technology embedded into high street jewellery and watch brands, expanding the range of wearable devices that can be used to make contactless transactions in the UK. The agreements are designed to complement bPay’s proprietary range – which comprises a wristband, fob, sticker and… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Teams with Mobile-Payment Partners to Create Turnkey, Certification-Ready Solution for Wearable Devices

By | January 4, 2017

Mobile payments may go mainstream on wearable devices like smartwatches by taking advantage of a new ready-to-use payment solution containing technology from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications. ST, G&D, and FitPay have used ST’s security chip to jointly create the first secure hardware and software solution that… Read More »

Fit Pay Completes $3.1M Seed Funding Round

By | February 4, 2016

San Francisco, Calif. – (February 4, 2016) – Fit Pay, Inc. today announced the closing of $3.1M in seed funding led by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), a leading supplier of mobile security products, software and solutions to banks, mobile network operators, and OEMs. Fit Pay has developed a payment enablement platform that allows wearable device manufacturers to seamlessly… Read More »