Forget About Your Credit Card, Pay for Stuff with your Wrist


Tired of carrying around a wallet on the work site? Well soon you may not need to, simply pay for stuff with your wrist band.

The Nymi band, (pictured above) is a contactless credit card which allows you to make payments using NFC.

Only you are able to wear it because it uses a sensor to record the electrical activity of the wearer’s heart, the same kind of thing a hospital uses during an ECG. That electrical activity is unique to each individual and allows Nymi to build a ‘Heart ID’, which is used to authenticate the wearer and allow them to make payments.

So basically you’re making payments with your heartbeat.

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