Smart wallets gaining rapid momentum as the future of currency continues to become digitized and leaders in the payment industry adjust accordingly: NXTD-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), Mastercard Corporation (NYSE: MA), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE).
NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, today announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin for Wocket™ purchases. In the next few days customers will be able to pay for pre orders with Bitcoin as well as Visa (NYSE: V), Mastercard (NYSE: MA), American Express, Discover and eBay's Paypal (NASDAQ: EBAY). Bitcoin is being increasingly accepted at forward thinking companies such as Virgin Atlantic, Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE), Tesla, Zynga and Tiger Direct.
Mr, Gino Pereira, CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. said, "It is important that, as a leading company in the modernization and digitization of the physical wallet, we support digital currencies such as Bitcoin. Peer to peer transactions will be a significant component of the payment industry going forward. NXT-ID intends to participate in this segment not only as a retailer accepting digital currencies, but also as an enabler of peer to peer transactions with encrypted communication in future versions of Wocket."
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Wocket™ is a smart wallet in the same vein as the smart phone and smart watch. NXT-ID is introducing its innovative, patent-pending Wocket™ as the next natural step in the evolution of smart devices. Wocket™ is a next generation smart wallet designed to replace all the cards in your wallet, with no smart phone required. The Wocket works anywhere credit cards are accepted and only works with your biometric stamp of approval.
In other Digital Currency News: Bitcoin, the computer-based digital currency, has taken another step nearer legitimacy with the announcement that the large online travel agency Expedia will accept it as payment for hotel rooms. At present, Expedia is not accepting Bitcoin as payment for flights.
Additional, recent adopters of Bitcoin also include King's College New York, on Broadway near Wall Street in the financial district, which will accept it for tuition ($15,950 per semester); Dish Network; Overstock; and Virgin Galactic (Richard Branson's space flight play). Read the full article athttp://www.mainstreet.com/article/lifestyle/travel/book-your-next-vacation-bitcoin?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO
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