HONG KONG, Mar 22, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Tappy Technologies has announced a number of world renowned brands as Launch Partners at Baselworld 2017. These Launch Partnerships will see Tappy's payment technology embedded into a wide range of traditional timepieces.
PR-Inside.com: 2017-03-22 18:06:57
Tappy is a pioneer in contactless wearable payments and a Global Wearable Program Partner of many leading banks and financial institutions. Its fully integrated technology can instantly transform any watch, piece of jewellery or accessory into a payment device. Tappy provides the highest level of security for payments and transactions and plays a strategic role in developing the wearable payment Ecosystem that bridges FinTech, banks, card networks and regulators.
1. Official Watch Launch Partner - TED BAKER
TED BAKER is one of the fastest-growing leading lifestyle brands in the UK. Today TED BAKER offers a wide range of collections including: Menswear, Womenswear, Global, Endurance, Pashion, Langley, Accessories, Fragrance, Skinwear, Footwear, Eyewear and Watches. Ted Baker has a portfolio of stores in the UK, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Dubai & Taiwan. By integrating Tappy's contactless payment technology into its watches TED BAKER intends to target the new generation clientele which is both fashion conscious as well as tech-savvy.
2. Official Watch Launch Partner - Mondaine
The partnership with the Swiss brand Mondaine will see Tappy's flexible payment tags embedded inside Mondaine watches. These payment enabled watches are considered for launching in the United Kingdom, USA and China.
The simple design, the unmistakable easy-to-read face, distinctive hands and the famous red seconds hand have made Mondaine timepieces uniquely recognized the world over. Ingenuity and simplicity are the combined elements that distinguish and define a truly iconic design classic. The Mondaine Official Swiss Railways SBB watches embody these elements and proudly exemplify excellent 20th century design.
3. Official Watch Launch Partner - Technos
Tappy has established partnership with Grupo Technos to enable contactless payment capabilities in "Technos" watches. Grupo Technos is one of the largest watch company's in Latin America and the Technos brand is synonymous for quality and excellence. Currently Grupo Technos has a portfolio of twenty brands. With this partnership Tappy aims to establish itself as the premier contactless wearable payment solutions provider in Latin America.
4. Official "Connected Hybrid Watch" Launch Partner - NEWATCH Designed by MEIZU
NEWATCH is the first connected hybrid watch available with Tappy's Payment Technology. NEWATCH wearers can now enjoy the convenience of simply waving their arm at payment terminals to finalize transactions instead of pulling out their phone or wallet. NEWATCH is designed by MEIZU, one of the leading Smartphone brands. NEWATCH is way ahead of the competition boasting some of the slimmest and smallest hybrid watches having notifications and activity tracking features.
5. Official Watch Launch Partner - SAGA
Since its establishment in US in the year 1950, SAGA has evolved to become the preferred choice for the connoisseurs of quality watches in Far East. By signing this strategic agreement with Tappy, the brand continues on its path of innovation to achieve technical excellence. With unrivalled expertise in craftsmanship & empowered by Tappy's technology, SAGA is confident of rolling out unmatched timepieces.
Mr. Wayne Leung, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tappy, said, "We are delighted to have world class brands like TED BAKER, MONDAINE, TECHNOS, NEWATCH and SAGA as our official Launch Partners. At Tappy, we endeavour to create new opportunities for businesses to join and explore the ever expanding contactless payment landscape. Tappy provides secure, trustworthy and convenient global contactless payment solutions as well as complete hardware solutions for traditional industries like watches and jewellery."
About Tappy Technologies
Tappy Technologies Limited is developer of the 'Flexitag' and 'Payment Module', which can be used in designing any type of contactless payment wearable for traditional watch and jewellery brands. Meeting Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) & UnionPay Standards, Tappy's wearables can settle transactions with pre-paid, or tokenized payments using the Gemalto solution. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Tappy has offices in Beijing and San Jose as well as an R&D center in Guangdong, China. www.gotappy.com.