Bankwest: payment wearables pilot

West Australian based bank, Bankwest, planned a pilot to trial wearable devices for payments including wristbands, etc.

After a few senior executives had received our contactless payment rings courtesy of Mastercard Australia, Bankwest asked us to get involved in the 3 month trial.

With just 4 weeks notice, we provided 200 rings across various sizes, and developed a co-branded Bankwest portal, and bespoke fee structure.

Recipients of the Bankwest contactless payment ring were able to register via our platform which, facilitated by an auto-credit on activation, allowed the user to make a transaction immediately.

We supported the trial with customer support to all users and metrics reporting to allow Bankwest an analytical view of the pilot.


The pilot was viewed as overwhelming success with executive general manager saying:

“ ...I wanted to take this opportunity to reach out to you.  Your product has created a stir within the pilot participants and the wider organisation (our Executive Team are all part of the pilot).

I wanted to thank you for your patience and support with the many different rounds of changes ... I appreciate Mastercard and your support in helping us continue to get this pilot live."

July 2017

Working with K Wearables

If you wish to bring a payments wearable to market, then K Wearables is well-placed to support you with NFC product design, manufacture and end-to-end payments integration. We can white-label our existing products and payments infrastructure, rapidly integrate payment functionality into your own products or provide bespoke development of wearable paytech and payment programmes.

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K Wearables is dedicated to changing the payments landscape by creating the most frictionless and stylish wearable contactless payment devices possible. What can we make for you?

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Our contactless payment technology can be seamlessly integrated with your product, adding functionality, increasing value and improving brand engagement.

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Fusing form and function into the most stylish paytech on the market, our contactless payment devices can act as the perfect blank canvas for your brand and get you to market fast.


Philip Campbell

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