New Sesame Rings to replace T pass?

MBTA riders rejoice.

Gone may be the days of digging into the bag for that Charlie Card. Boston Magazine reported Monday that the same tap-and-go technology used for the Charlie Card, will now be embedded in a Sesame Ring.

The unisex ring, which was designed by MIT students and the Singapore University of Technology and Design, relied on donations from supporters through Kickstarter, reported in August 2013.

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Now, more than 1,000 people who supported the project on Kickstarter are set to receive the first batch of the rings. The MBTA has also been working with the team to keep the project going.

Boston Magazine reported:

Future projects will likely include the option of having a transferable version that can be embedded on bracelets, smartphone covers, or even key chains.

According to Fast Company, the Sesame rings are treated like normal fare cards and can be used on any T machine that accepts a Charlie Card.