AUSTIN, Texas — US Bank is testing a Moto 360 app that includes a unique take on wearable banking. The app, which USB Chief Innovation Officer Dominic Venturo teased with a video during his keynote here at the Digital Banking Summit, relies solely on the color of the watch’s hands toRead More
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It seems bankers like watches. Today brought news of two more banks announcing the development of Apple Watch apps: DAB Bank in Germany, and BankMobile, a mobile offering from Customers Bank in Pennsylvania. Speaking purely anecdotally (though we are working on the hard numbers) it appears clear that more banksRead More
The bank account in your pocket can now be a bank account on your wrist. Bank Innovation got a sneak peak at the newest “watch bank,” developed by Moven, during a recent visit to the startup’s New York offices. And we were impressed. According to a recent survey of 170,000 internet users fromRead More
Three important smartwatch launches over the last week or so appear to have changed the dynamic for wearable payments.
Here’s a new spin on going mobile-first: St. George Bank, the first Australian bank to launch online banking, back in 1995, is dropping the service, and replacing it with … a version of its mobile banking platform. The bank, whose symbol is a fire-breathing cartoon dragon, seems to look atRead More
Westpac New Zealand, a bank with a passion for wearables, is currently testing a version of its Cash Tank balance-checking app on Google Glass. (Bank Innovation reviewed the Cash Tank smartwatch app here.) The forward-looking bank is also working on iBeacon solutions for the retail shopping experience. Wearables received starRead More
Mobile banking isn’t limited to the mobile phone any longer. Westpac New Zealand, a standalone company owned by Sydney, Australia-based Westpac Banking Corp., has jumped to the front of the innovation queue with a smartwatch app live in the wild. Called Cash Tank, the software displays the user’s account balance inRead More