wearable technology

NXP Tech Brings mPayments to Classic Watch Design

NXP Tech Brings mPayments to Classic Watch Design

NXP Semiconductors has unveiled a new digital wallet system designed for easy integration into a range of potential hardware products. Developed in collaboration with Mastercard and Visa, the mWallet 2GO solution features NFC for contactless payments, a comprehensive Secure Element system, and functionality with the Mastercard Digital Enablement Service and Visa Token Service platforms. It…

Thailand’s First eSIM Smartwatch Backed by IDEMIA Provisioning Solution

Thailand’s First eSIM Smartwatch Backed by IDEMIA Provisioning Solution

“It’s the latest example of the growing prominence of eSIM technology, which allows devices’ cellular network subscriptions to be altered remotely and without the need for the removal of a physical SIM chip.” Thailand just got its first eSIM smartwatch thanks in part to IDEMIA. The company has announced that its remote provisioning solution is being…

Valencell Looks to Reduce Costs with Micromechanics Specialist Sonion

Valencell Looks to Reduce Costs with Micromechanics Specialist Sonion

“The companies indicated that they expect Sonion’s manufacturing expertise to significantly reduce costs pertaining to Valencell’s solutions.”   Valencell is looking to enhance its biometric earbud technology through a new partnership with Danish micro-acoustics and micromechanics specialist Sonion. The aim is to combine Valencell’s biometric sensor modules for ear-focused wearables with Sonion’s expertise in reducing…