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Barclaycard fights queues with contactless glove

Wearable payment technology in the form of gloves is being trialled by Barclaycard this Christmas at some of the UK’s 300,000 contactless locations.

Following a survey of 2,000 respondents, in which Barclaycard asked British shoppers – which wearable payment item would you like to see created? Gloves came out on top.

Barclaycard is now using the glove to tackle consumers’ top Christmas shopping pet hate of long queues when paying for shopping at the till.

The ‘tap and pay’ gloves aim

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Disney uses wearable technology to create more magic

The Walt Disney Company has snapped up wearable technology in an effort to improve customer experience.

MagicBand wearable devices that use radio frequency identification (RFID) technology are being used to engage further with visitors around parks and resorts.

By wearing the bands visitors are automatically able to enter the Disney parks and hotel rooms, purchase food and gifts, use fast-track services and access Disney photographs via an online account.

Speaking at the Digital Strategy Innovation

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Wearable technology to boost people MOTs

The potential of wearable technology has recently been recognised by drugstore retailer Lloydspharmacy that is now selling wearable devices in store. The technology will be used as a means to support the customer with their healthcare needs while differentiating the company from its rivals.

Its current devices include a watch and wristband that tracks the users fitness and sleep activity. In addition to the this Lloydspharmacy also plans to create apps that work with the wearable technology to

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