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Pay By Swatch with G+D Mobile Security at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central

7 monthes ago   |   By Geek News Central

Continuing GNC's coverage of the Wearable Technology Show , I'm with Kenneth from G+D Mobile Security which specialise in “user and device identities”. In particular, they're behind some of the technologies that enable wearables and mobile devices to act as ID for, say, transit or ski lift passes.
The team at G+D Mobile Security work to put additional value into an existing wearable device, so a watch becomes a lift pass, an activity tracker becomes a payment device or a wristband becomes ID for a music festival. G+D were behind Swatch Pay launching in China with China UnionPay in 2017...
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Activinsights Measures Health at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central

Activinsights Measures Health at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central

7 monthes ago   |   By Geek News Central

Activity trackers with built-in heart rate monitors are incredible pieces of technology. Sophisticated electronics crammed into a tiny space at relatively inexpensive cost and generating vast swathes of data. Fantastic as these devices are, they're aimed squarely at consumers. There's no guarantee that a thousand steps is a thousand steps.
For medical applications, a validated wearable is required and these devices have gone through rigorous research programmes to ensure that they work within a confirmed margin of error. British firm Activinsights manufacture their own wrist wearables for...
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