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Digiseq and Unlimit bring wearable payments to Rugby World Cup

Digiseq and Unlimit bring wearable payments to Rugby World Cup

Wearable payments firm Digiseq has teamed up with Unlimit to bring contactless prepaid key fobs and access control to 1000 guests at the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Staff and VIP guests of World Cup partners Capgemini, Jaguar Land Rover, and Asahi Beer were given the pre-loaded fobs to pay for everyday expenses at the Rugby World Cup.

Digiseq's technology was integrated with prepaid accounts from Unlimit’s BaaS solution, with users also able check the balance of available funds by tapping the fob against their phone.

Iain Case, solutions integration manager, Digiseq, says: "Digiseq's innovative use of wearable tech is opening the gateway to countless exciting and immersive experiences for millions of sports fans, all of which are now easily accessible through wearable gadgets that effortlessly travel with them."

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A Finextra member
A Finextra member 11 October, 2023, 09:26Be the first to give this comment the thumbs up 0 likes

Amazing - i remember the 'Visa Digital Olympics in London - i think the contactless limit was about £15 and the cost of a fast food meal was £13.... so only use it if you are a sad and lonely person..... I guess this one is better on limits, but if you have to have your phone to operate it/check balance/top up etc.... doesnt that defeat the object?