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3-D printed ring works like smartcard on MBTA system

Posted on August 28, 2013

Via Kickstarter/Ring Theory
Via Kickstarter/Ring Theory

BOSTON — Touted as a "wearable Charlie card," a new 3-D printed ring allows users via an embedded RFID tag to pay for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's rail and bus fares without having to use their smart card.

The Sesame Ring, designed by two MIT students, is currently part of a Kickstarter campaign, according to bostonmagazine.com.

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