Nov 17 2013
This is a credit card that will reduce our portfolio. Called "corner", this object wants to revolutionize the way we pay for our purchases. It looks like a credit card 1classique to two details: it is decorated with a small button and a discreet screen. "Corner" is a connectée2 credit card. We can associate all the cards we use everyday. Credit card or debit card, loyalty card, gift card … Everything is available from the touch of a finger.
A map "Bluetooth"
Users' Corner "can store up to eight cards at once. They simply download included with purchase to enter all data mobile application – bank or non – necessary. Once registered the card, no need to carry in his wallet. "Coin" works like a conventional credit card: it works in card readers as ATMs.
The device uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology to stay connected to the smartphone of its owner flexcheck cash advance. It is therefore necessary that keeps the battery in order to allow the proper operation of "Corner." The card off after a certain time spent away from the phone or if it is off. A particularly useful protection in case of theft. In addition, all banking data entered in the application are encrypted with 128-bit key for added security.
For sale in 2014
"Corner" was invented by a start-up in San Francisco, California. This last Thursday launched a campaign participatif3 funding to enable the commercialization of their creation. Initial goal: to bring 50,000 dollars (37,000 euros), before a sale planned for summer 2014. "Corner" is designed for the U.S. market, but works in other countries worldwide. Those interested can already pre-order a card "Corner" for 50 dollars (37 euros). Eventually, it will be sold 100 dollars (74 euros) each.