New device makes it possible to retrofit your watch with NFC payment functionality

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We write about wearable devices all the time. Recent examples include this fitness tracker that can monitor hydration levels, and this wearable that uses customisable haptic vibrations to communicate with its user. But these are all standalone wearable devices and consequently are rendered obsolete as soon as the latest technology is released. Now the Curl by Sydney based startup Inamo is a wearable device that brings NFC payment functionality to any watch, fitness tracker or piece of jewellery. The Curl is waterproof and contains a prepaid NFC chip that can bring tap-and-go payments to an existing accessory. A rubber case…

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