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Garmin and Wirecard introduce contactless payment service to Germany

Tuesday 17 July 2018 | 11:16 CET | News
Garmin Pay functions with the GPS multisport smartwatches vivoactive 3 and vivoactive 3 music, the GPS fitness watches Forerunner 645 and Foreeunner 645 Music and watches in the fenix 5 Plus series. The two companies said they are planning additional cooperations projects to make mobile payments via smartwatches available to more users and strengthen the mobile payment trend in Germany, said Wirecard.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Garmin / Wirecard
Countries: Germany
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