Visa Goes for Gold With Olympic-Themed Payment Wearables

When it comes to payment solutions, Visa is certainly no stranger when it comes to embracing new and unique pieces of technology. While the company might be known for their credit cards, over the years we’ve seen Visa experiment with various payment methods, such as an NFC-enabled ring and also NFC-enabled sunglasses.This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to see the company unveil a pair of NFC-enabled gloves for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic games. As the name suggests, these are gloves with NFC built into them, so what happens is that when customers want to make payment, instead of digging through their coats and pants for their wallets, they can simply wave their gloves over the payment terminal and it will be registered.According to Visa, “This payment glove will offer fans a way to pay safely and securely without having to get cold hands. The gloves contain a dual interface chip housed with a contactless antenna capable of completing purchases throughout official Olympic Venues and compatible rea

Visa Goes for Gold With Olympic-Themed Payment Wearables

Planning to attend the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang? You may want to consider one of Visa’s new wearable payment devices. The financial services corporation this week introduced three ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Geek.com

Visa Unveils NFC-Enabled Gloves For The Winter Olympic Games

When it comes to payment solutions, Visa is certainly no stranger when it comes to embracing new and unique pieces of technology. While the company might be known for their credit cards, over ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Ubergizmo

Visa swaps payment cards for NFC gloves at the Winter Olympics

Visa is very fond of showing off its tap-to-pay technology at the Olympics, and that's truer than ever with the 2018 Winter Olympics around the corner. The payment giant is selling ...

Wed 8 Nov 17 from Engadget

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