Tech News: Motiv’s fitness ring to soon allow NFC payments

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Motiv’s fitness ring is being enhanced to drive out one of the most prosaic tasks of modern life – making NFC-based payments.

The company announced the modern feature at the ongoing CES 2019 in Los Angeles. The fitness ring, which was initially introduced in 2016, will shortly provide mobile payments via NFC. Also, TechCrunch reported, Motiv is reportedly adding ECG readings.

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Via: The Verge

It continues to be seen how appropriate these functionalities serve on the fitness ring. Other promised features of this fitness ring include biometric authentication that utilizes wearer’s gait to unlock devices.

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