SHELTON, Conn., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and Paypal.
Bitcoin is being increasingly accepted at forward thinking companies such as Virgin Atlantic, Expedia, 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."
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.
Credit, debit, ATM, loyalty, gift, ID, membership, insurance, ticket, emergency, medical, business, contacts, coupon, and virtually any card can be protected on Wocket™. More than 10,000 cards, records, coupons, etc. can also be stored on Wocket™.
The Wocket retails for $149.99. Advance order a Wocket at: http://www.wocketwallet.com
About NXT-ID Inc. - Mobile Security for a Mobile World
NXT-ID, Inc.'s (OTCQB: NXTD) innovative MobileBio™ solution mitigates consumer risks associated with mobile computing, m-commerce and smart OS-enabled devices. The company is focused on the growing m-commerce market, launching its innovative MobileBio™ suite of biometric solutions that secure consumers' mobile platforms led by the Wocket™; a next generation smart wallet designed to replace all the cards in your wallet, no smart phone required. The Wocket works anywhere credit cards are accepted and only works with your biometric stamp of approval.
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