Have you been tired of numerous cards in your wallet? Take a look at Coin, the digital credit card will help you hold all your band cards in a simple and smart way.
The Coin is an innovative and practical all-in-one digital credit card designed to offer you a secure and convenient way to store your debit cards, credit cards, gift cards, loyalty cards and membership cards. As we can see from the images, the digital craft card features the same size as a normal bank card, and comes with an integrated display to show you the last 4 digits of the card, the expiration date and the CVV, while using built-in Bluetooth technology the digital credit card is able to pair with your smartphone, and custom-designed application and the Coin itself use 128-bit or 256-bit encryption for data and communication security.
The Coin need to wirelessly connect with your paired smartphone when you swipe your Coin, but new added button on the Coin allows you to reactivate it even if your smartphone is out of power, and new lock feature lets you lock a particular card for swiping, and it will show you how many times your Coin has been swiped. Apart from that, built-in battery lasts the digital credit card for two year under normal usage, but the battery can’t be recharged so you need to change a new Coin when the battery dies. After the break, check out the following demo video first.
At present the Coin has been available for pre-order for $55 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Coin official site for more details.
Unfortunately, this will be next to useless as, at least here in Canada, most of our transactions require the chips that are built into our debit and credit cards. Without that identifying chip, transactions can be refused.