The Next Big Thing… NFC Sunglasses?

The Next Big Thing… NFC Sunglasses?

We all remember the rise and fall of Google Glass and the recent buzz with Snapchat Spectacles, but now a new type of smartglasses are lingering in the background. Visa is testing a new idea that involves embedding an NFC chip in a pair of sunglasses. It’s pretty much that simple, the sunglasses have a chip attached to one of the bows and the wearer can simply swipe the glasses opposed to using the card. That way you’d always have your credit card on you… unless it’s nighttime. icon wink The Next Big Thing... NFC Sunglasses?

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