James Park – 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 Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:53:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png James Park – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Fitbit unveils Ionic smartwatch with Mastercard, Visa, AmEx and Starbucks payments support https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/08/29/354378/fitbit-ionic-smartwatch-payments/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/08/29/354378/fitbit-ionic-smartwatch-payments/#comments Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:36:09 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=54378 Fitness wearable maker Fitbit has launched Ionic, a smartwatch that will combine health and fitness functions with the ability to make contactless Visa, Mastercard and American Express payments as well as payments using the wearer’s Starbucks Card account. “Over the coming months you will be able to add eligible American Express cards, as well as […]

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Fitbit buys Coin’s wearable payment assets https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/05/19/344856/fitbit-buys-coins-wearable-payment-assets/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/05/19/344856/fitbit-buys-coins-wearable-payment-assets/#comments Thu, 19 May 2016 11:44:13 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=44856 Fitness wristband maker Fitbit has acquired the wearable payment assets of connected device maker Coin in a move that will enable the company to add NFC payment capability to its future devices.

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