It’s the age of smart and mobile devices, so we got a new way to guard our data in external HDD. That’s Thumby, a Bluetooth external hard drive enclosure that supports iPhone’s Touch ID.
The Thumby is an innovative and powerful external hard drive enclosure that is compatible with any 2.5″ SSD and mechanical hard drive. As we can see from the images, the hard drive enclosure boasts a sleek, minimalistic design along with multiple optional colors, and USB 3.0 interface provides a high-speed data transmission. Most importantly, its Bluetooth connectivity with a specially designed asymmetric encryption algorithm allows Thumby to wirelessly communicate with your iPhone, and its custom app lets you lock or unlock your external hard drive via iPhone’s Touch ID, moreover, you can also set a secure range in order to automatically unlock your drive when your iPhone stays in the area. When you’re out with your phone, Thumby will automatically lock your drive.
The team of Thumby is raising fund via Indiegogo. You can pledge $129 to preorder the Bluetooth external hard drive enclosure. Like the idea? Head to Indiegogo for more details.