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Mastercard and Swarovski launch VR shopping

Mastercard VR

Mastercard and Swarovski have teamed up to launch a virtual reality (VR) shopping app for the Atelier Swarovski home décor line. The app immerses consumers in a home, where they can browse and purchase the pieces with Masterpass, reports Paybefore (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). This new shopping app highlights the value of the pieces, the story behind the inspiration, the complex […]

Payscout launches virtual reality commerce with Visa’s help

Payscout and Visa launch the world’s first VR commerce platform

Payment processor Payscout has launched a virtual reality (VR) system that employs Visa Checkout and enables consumers to examine products before ordering them for delivery to shoppers’ homes.

Worldpay marks the PoC for VR payments

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Researchers at Worldpay are investigating how shoppers can pay using a credit or debit card while remaining within a virtual environment. As part of its real ambitions, the payments firm has created a proof of concept (PoC), with the aim to provide the “same levels of convenience, and security” that shoppers have in-store and online, […]

Glance and trade: Swissquote introduces VR trading

Swissquote VR headset: glance and trade

Swiss online bank Swissquote has developed a virtual reality (VR) trading application that enables users make trades with a glance. The VR headset creates a 360° trading wall for users to monitor the markets.

Can banking “catch” the Pokémon bug?

Gotta catch 'em all

Pokémon Go has taken the globe by storm, capturing the hearts and minds of adults and children alike in their endeavours to “catch ‘em all” in the latest version of the popular computer game, which builds cutting edge augmented reality (AR) technology into its original gameplay. What can banks learn from it?

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