Fitpay – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:02:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Fitpay – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Discover adds support for Garmin Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/01/31/360273/discover-adds-support-for-garmin-pay/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:02:09 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=60273 “Garmin Pay, which is powered by FitPay, is available on Garmin’s latest active lifestyle smartwatches… Discover cardmembers can use Garmin Pay at any merchant retail location that accepts both Discover and contactless Near Field Communication (NFC) transactions. Once a payment card is added to Garmin’s virtual wallet — which can be done through the Garmin […]

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Garmin Pay adds support for Visa credit, debit and prepaid cards https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/12/06/355796/garmin-pay-adds-support-visa-credit-debit-prepaid-cards/ Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:07:52 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55796 “Garmin Pay is now available to Visa accountholders from numerous participating issuing banks including Bank of America, Capital One, and US Bank in the United States, and BonusCard, Cornér Bank, ANZ and NAB (National Australia Bank) internationally… Garmin Pay was initially launched in November 2017 for Mastercard accountholders.”

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Garmin Pay goes live in US, Switzerland, Russia and Australia https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/11/20/355622/garmin-pay-goes-live-us-switzerland-russia-australia/ Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:42:13 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55622 “The new contactless payment capability is powered by the FitPay payment platform and available initially for Mastercard cardholders from numerous issuing banks and credit unions including BECU, Capital One, First Tech Federal Credit Union, and US Bank in the United States, and internationally through Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Cornèrcard, Sberbank of Russia, and Swiss Bankers […]

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Garmin enters the payments market with Vivoactive smartwatch https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/09/01/354427/garmin-enters-payments-market-vivoactive-smartwatch/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:11:34 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=54427 Garmin has unveiled a GPS-enabled smartwatch that includes an NFC contactless payments service called Garmin Pay which supports cards from both Visa and Mastercard and enables the wearer to “make secure payments from the watch, no phone or wallet required.” “Anyone who is out and about being active can relate to the struggle of where […]

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ST creates reference design to simplify wearable payment deployments https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/01/05/349267/st-creates-reference-design-simplify-wearable-payments/ Thu, 05 Jan 2017 11:24:31 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=49267 PARTNER NEWS: A new reference design from STMicroelectronics (ST) will make it easier for wearable manufacturers to develop and deploy integrated tokenized payment services that meet Mastercard and Visa requirements. The company has built the turnkey solution in collaboration with Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and wearable payments company FitPay with the aim of reducing the […]

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Partnership deal for contactless payment wearables https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/10/25/348014/partnership-deal-contactless-payment-wearables/ Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:00:24 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=48014 Mastercard has announced a partnership with wearable payments platform provider Fit Pay to bring contactless payments to wearables and internet of things devices. The payments giant says the companies will integrate the Fit Pay platform with the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service, and work with Wearatec and other device manufacturers to develop a “variety of secure […]

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Visa expands Visa Ready Program to wider range of connected devices https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/02/22/342485/visa-expands-visa-ready-program-to-wider-range-of-connected-devices/ Mon, 22 Feb 2016 15:42:24 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=42485 Visa is expanding its Visa Ready certification program to include Internet of Things (IoT) companies such as manufacturers of wearables, automobiles, appliances and clothing so that secure payments can be added to a wider range of connected devices, the payment network has announced at Mobile World Congress.

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FitPay launches Kickstarter campaign to bring NFC smartstrap to market https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/02/09/342091/fitpay-launches-kickstarter-campaign-to-bring-nfc-smartstrap-to-market/ Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:57:46 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=42091 Wearable payments company FitPay has launched a campaign on Kickstarter to crowdfund the production of an NFC payment smartstrap for the Pebble Time family of smartwatches.

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FitPay closes $3.1m round led by G&D https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/02/05/342040/fitpay-closes-3-1m-investment-round-led-by-gd/ Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:12:23 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=42040 Wearable payments provider FitPay has closed a US$3.1m seed funding round led by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D). “FitPay’s payment platform uses NFC technology combined with card network tokenization to interact with POS terminals at retail locations,” the company says. “FitPay’s Trusted Payment Manager platform allows contactless payment capabilities on a wide range of wearable devices.” […]

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Pebble Time watches get contactless payment straps https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/11/13/339553/pebble-time-watches-get-contactless-payment-straps/ Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:29:24 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=39553 Wearable payments provider FitPay and connected watch maker Connectedevice have developed a smartstrap for the Pebble Time range of smartwatches that lets wearers make NFC payments. “Pagaré will use NFC technology combined with card network tokenization to interact with POS terminals at retail locations,” Fit Pay says. “Pagaré will leverage Fit Pay’s Trusted Payment Manager […]

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