This creative wearable is a nail in the London Underground Oyster Card’s coffin

Nailed it: Chip inside jewelry designer’s false nails pays for London…  #FashionTech #IoT

  • If you’re wondering about the unusual color choice for the nails, then you’ve probably not used an Oyster Card before, as the distinctive scheme matches the real thing.
  • Her Oyster nail replicates the functionality exactly, just without the hassle of digging around for the card, or forgetting it on the kitchen table.
  • Davis posted a short video of her using the Oyster nail to enter a London Underground station on Instagram, and sure enough, it operates perfectly.
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  • Hidden inside an Oyster Card is an RFID chip, and it’s tapped against a reader at the station to pay for a journey.

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@wtvox: “Nailed it: Chip inside jewelry designer’s false nails pays for London… #FashionTech #IoT”


This jewelry design graduate has found a far more convenient and creative way to use an Oyster Card on the London Underground. She has taken the chip from inside the card, and put it in a set of false nails.


This creative wearable is a nail in the London Underground Oyster Card’s coffin

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