Dash can be paid through a wristband

Festy, new wristbrand by Bitcard, allows to pay by Dash in real world
19 July 2017   409

Fast growth of cryptocurrency market and their popularity leads to new interesting "real-life" techs, related to cryptocurrencies.

Irish gift cards platform Bitcard announced the release of the Festy wristband, which allows the payment of Dash cryptocurrency.

The multifunctional Festy is compatible with POS systems, where Visa payWave contactless payment technology is implemented. Also, it's able to interact with various devices equipped with NFC. The new solution also provides for the possibility of making offline payments using QR codes. All this allows you to adapt this technology to any environment and enables you to quickly pay off crypto currency at a variety of points of sale, including shops, bars, restaurants, etc.

You can replenish the account of the device through certain ATMs. Festy allows transactions within a few seconds and involve binding to a Dash account. 

Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference to be Held in Berlin

On February 20-22, in Berlin, Germany, MPE will offer a quality program with important messages regarding evolving merchant payments ecosystem
15 February 2018   45

The Merchant Payments Ecosystem is one of the Europe’s biggest events covering payments and financial services innovation topics for eCommerce. The conference offers the chance to meet Europe’s most important payment providers covering PSPs, acquirers, payment processors, ISOs, schemes, regulators, gateways, POS HW/SW solution providers, MNOs and 3rd party providers.

MPE 18 location in berlinMPE'18 Exact Location

Location: InterContinental Berlin, Budapester Strasse 2, Berlin, Germany, 10785
Date: 20 - 22 Feb, 2018

The Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference peculiarities:

  • 150+ Inspiring Speakers, providing actionable ideas ready for implementation
  • 1000+ Conference Attendees, merchants, acquirers, POS and payment provider
  • 90% Attendees are Decision Makers
  • 1 expo, 70+ sponsors
  • 20+ hours of networking in cozy atmosphere of 5 star hotel
  • 2 exclusive dinners, including recognised MPE Awards and Gala Dinner

As for the agenda of the conference, on day 1, Silvia Mensdorff-Pouilly will be part of the C-level panel discussing ‘’Innovative Payment Technologies creating magical moments for customers” amongst Visa, Sage Pay, and Feedzai. Moreover, Quintin Stephen will touch upon what needs to be learnt from other industries for a steady changing world of payments form factors in his keynote ‘Did you know - Omnichannel is 96 years old’.

On day 2, Dean Wallace will be speaking on corporates who want to use Immediate Payments and why, and what are the key challenges the industry needs to overcome to get this ball well and truly moving, presenting his keynote ‘Post PSD2, what will an immediate payments purchase experience look like’.