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Visa launches payment wearable ring for athletes in Rio

Friday 3 June 2016 | 16:11 CET | News
Visa, the exclusive payment provider at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, unveiled a payment wearable ring backed by a Visa account. The Visa payment ring will be given to all Team Visa athletes at the Rio 2016 Games, a group of 45 Olympic hopefuls from around the world who embody Visa's values of acceptance, partnership and innovation. The Visa payment ring is NFC-enabled, allowing Team Visa athletes to make purchases by tapping their ring at any NFC-capable payment terminal.  In addition, at an event held on 2 June in New York City, Visa demonstrated an advanced prototype version of the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Visa
Countries: Brazil / World
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