Nov 22 2013, 2:24am CST | by Sumayah Aamir
Coin is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connected card. It is said to be "The Only Card You’ll Ever Need". It will replace all other cards. We have already told you about this smart new credit card-sized gadget and its functionality. Coin was launched last week by a San Francisco-based startup called Only Coin. This company got launched last Thursday. And its hardware crowd funding campaign is about to become the most successful in history. It reached its $50,000 campaign goal in just under 40 minutes. And its website has already received three million visitors while its YouTube video has received five million views.
After successfully passing its campaign goal, the company has released more Coins that are now available for pre-order. Coin has also been updated with newly enhanced features. Additionally, a robust list of over 50 answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the device is also available.
The enhanced features added in Coin include an alarm that tells you the number of Coin swipes and also alerts you via a connected app if it is being swiped fraudulently when not in your possession. Coin can do the locking function for one specific card and it does need a phone to unlock and work.
Coin is now available on a pre-order basis for just $50 (50% off). You will get this cool new gadget in the summer of 2014. Watch the thrilling Coin introduction video below.
Source: Experience Project
Source: Daily Mail - UK
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