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McLear Smart Payment Rings

Visa and Gemalto are partners with McLear, inventor of the EMV-compliant contactless payment ring. From a plant in China, McLear has manufactured more than 350,000 rings, which are available in white or black scratchproof and waterproof hypoallergenic zirconium. The rings never need to be charged or plugged in. McLear holds patents in the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific for contactless payment rings related to materials (ceramic), electronics (antenna), and more. Rings in other colors as well as in gold and silver will be available in 2019. Bankwest in Australia, a unit of Commonwealth Bank,...

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December 2018
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Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S. 2017

Investments & Acquisitions—November 2018

Card Shipments: Phone, Prepaid, Transportation, Nonpayment 2017

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems—Paper, Cards, Electronic

Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S.

Top Credit Card Issuers by Purchase Volume & Country 2017

Mastercard & Visa Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2018