28 April 2017
Visit EBAday.com

Swissquote introduces VR trading app

03 February 2017  |  9072 views  |  0 Swissquote VR

A Swiss online bank is introducing a virtual reality trading application which uses a VR helmet to create a a 360° trading wall for users to monitor the markets and make trades with a glance.

The virtual dealing platform from Swissquote Bank feeds real-time data relating to the Swiss Market Index, currency pairs and the main indexes to users as they don the headset. Using eye-tracking technology, customers can bring up more information on a specific stock and even execute trades to a preconfigured value just by focusing on the symbol.

Swissquote clients can also log in to their profile and view the status of their accounts through the headset.

Paolo Buzzi, CTO at Swissquote states: "While it is true that the use of VR helmets is still marginal, building our application allows us to also perfect Swissquote’s existing applications on other devices, therefore accelerating our own technological evolution. In this way, the Fast Trade tool, initially developed for VR helmets, will eventually be usable for our Apple Watch application.”

In 2008, Swissquote was the first Swiss bank to launch its own iPhone trading application, followed by an iPad version in 2010.

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)

Finextra news in your inbox

For Finextra's free daily newsletter, breaking news flashes and weekly jobs board: sign up now

Related stories

MetLife opens virtual reality channel

MetLife opens virtual reality channel

21 December 2016  |  9197 views  |  0 comments | 10 tweets | 5 linkedin
Fidelity explores VR for finances

Fidelity explores VR for finances

07 December 2016  |  4263 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets | 8 linkedin
ING harnesses virtual reality to promote Unicef partnership

ING harnesses virtual reality to promote Unicef partnership

21 November 2016  |  3474 views  |  0 comments | 3 tweets | 3 linkedin
Lloyds bends reality for graduate intake

Lloyds bends reality for graduate intake

13 October 2016  |  8331 views  |  0 comments | 12 tweets | 9 linkedin
CommBank uses virtual reality for kids financial education programme

CommBank uses virtual reality for kids financial education programme

10 October 2016  |  6298 views  |  0 comments | 11 tweets | 10 linkedin
German bank bids to unleash innovation with tech-packed 'playroom'

German bank bids to unleash innovation with tech-packed 'playroom'

18 August 2016  |  6249 views  |  0 comments | 15 tweets | 7 linkedin
Citi taps Microsoft HoloLens for virtual reality trading

Citi taps Microsoft HoloLens for virtual reality trading

07 April 2016  |  12964 views  |  0 comments | 27 tweets | 14 linkedin
Payment-enabled golf gloves and virtual reality shopping specs hit the PGA Tour

Payment-enabled golf gloves and virtual reality shopping specs hit the PGA Tour

16 March 2016  |  7232 views  |  0 comments | 12 tweets | 14 linkedin
Fidelity takes portfolios into virtual reality with Oculus Rift app

Fidelity takes portfolios into virtual reality with Oculus Rift app

19 November 2014  |  6599 views  |  2 comments | 6 tweets | 3 linkedin
Wells Fargo steps into Oculus Rift at new digital lab

Wells Fargo steps into Oculus Rift at new digital lab

01 October 2014  |  7064 views  |  0 comments | 11 tweets | 8 linkedin

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)
Visit capgemini.comvisit dh.comFind out more

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
Six global banks join Swift DLT trialsSix global banks join Swift DLT trials
7585 views comments | 15 tweets | 36 linkedin
BBVA steps up fintech acquisition strategy with purchase of OpenpayBBVA steps up fintech acquisition strategy...
6864 views comments | 17 tweets | 16 linkedin
Token raises $15.7 million as PSD2 approachesToken raises $15.7 million as PSD2 approac...
5869 views comments | 20 tweets | 20 linkedin
Should central banks open up payment and settlement systems to non-banks?Should central banks open up payment and s...
5736 views comments | 22 tweets | 21 linkedin
hands typing furiouslyMobile Technology, Its Importance, Present...
5545 views 0 | 2 tweets | 1 linkedin

Featured job

to 120K base, £300K ote, stock options
London, UK

Find your next job