Thin is In. The Future of Digital Wallets

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Christina Nguyen White

Friday 11th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

The growing hole in your back jeans pocket is getting a bit too personal.

No need to swipe anymore. Just scan.

When can we get rid of our wallets without losing the cash? We know mobile is here. Now learn how far we can take it. Digital wallets are within very close reach. With RFIDs, QR codes, and Big-Brother-like tracking, the technology is already in place.

Checkout with your phone. Instantly grab coupons when you checkout. Scan your digital ticket at Friday’s ballgame. Digitally split the bill with your friends.

The possibilities that we’ve always wished for are now within reach. Get a glimpse into how retailers are edging towards digital, understand the impact of how this will change the way we buy, and ultimately, as designers, understand how this will change the way we interact with our mobile phones.

LEVEL: Intermediate

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Christina Nguyen White

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When

Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Fri 11th March 2011

Where

Salon J, Hilton Austin Downtown

Session type

Solo

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#ThinIsIn

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