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“Alfa-Bank” has released a smart watch AlfaPay with contactless payment technology PayPass

“Alfa-Bank introduced its own smart watch AlfaPay. Like an electronic bracelet new Apple allows you to make purchases via terminals for contactless payment. The project was implemented jointly with the international payment system MasterCard.

The company calls AlfaPay accessory and a tool to make purchases. The device allows one touch to make payments: in the case of the watch is embedded with a special chip with the payment application. To pay for goods or services, you just have to bring the watch to the screen of the contactless terminal. The purchase of up to $ 1,000 rubles, you can pay without entering a PIN or sign the receipt.

Chips for contactless payment developed by the Austrian company watch2pay GmbH and produced from 2002 — the year MasterCard has introduced to the world of contactless technology MasterCard PayPass. Since the clock chip for contactless payment became widespread in Europe, USA, Australia, Japan, South Korea and other countries and Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Watch work the same way as a payment card. With their help, the client can pay in 68 countries around the world on terminals that support MasterCard PayPass.

To become an owner hours AlfaPay, you need to fill in any branch of the Bank one of the packages of services (“Optimum”, “Comfort”, “Maximum” or “Club”) and order the kit AlfaPay. The set includes watch and MasterCard plastic card Alfa-Bank with built-in smart card, which is installed in the watch. After 5 days set AlfaPay can be picked up at the office and immediately start using the watch.

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Users who have any of the above packages, you just need to order the kit AlfaPay. The kit price is 5 000 rubles. Watch AlfaPay are available in two colors — black and white.

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