POSB Smart Buddy – 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 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:47:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png POSB Smart Buddy – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Bank issues primary school kids with NFC smartwatches that let them make payments and track pocket money https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/08/16/354319/primary-school-kids-nfc-smartwatch-payments/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/08/16/354319/primary-school-kids-nfc-smartwatch-payments/#comments Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:07:01 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=54319 Singapore’s POSB bank has provided 6,000 primary school children with smartwatches equipped with fitness tracking and mobile payments capabilities in a bid to “teach students how to save and spend wisely by helping them track their savings and spending habits digitally.” The POSB Smart Buddy programme has been undergoing testing for the last twelve months […]

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School children test wearable payments in Singapore https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/10/24/347953/school-children-test-wearable-payments-singapore/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/10/24/347953/school-children-test-wearable-payments-singapore/#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:17:01 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=47953 Singapore bank POSB has successfully completed the pilot test of a school contactless payments system that lets students make purchases in the canteen or bookstore and monitor their finances. The POSB Smart Buddy trial took place in two Singapore schools fitted with contactless terminals during the summer. Some 130 students from Anchor Green Primary School […]

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