Highlights from the 2014 LA Auto Show

Wallets

Wocket stores electronic versions of your cards, that only you can access

No one wants their credit or debit cards, or even their NFC-enabled smartphone falling into the wrong hands. While there are already various security measures in development, NXT-ID's Wocket is one of the latest. Described as a "smart wallet," it's designed to securely store electronic versions of your various cards, plus it features a swipe-able physical card that can be programmed for single uses.  Read More

Loop is a new mobile payments system

The ability to make payments with your smartphone using near-field communication (NFC) technology has been touted for some time as a means of providing greater convenience and security. In order for that to happen, however, both the user and the retailer must have NFC-enabled devices. Mobile payments business Loop has circumvented this requirement by using technology that is already built into the vast majority of payment terminals.  Read More

Push uses a spring-loaded drawer to store credit cards with a smartphine

PUSH is a smartphone case with a small drawer that pops out when the user pushes a button located on the back. Once closed, the device is designed to lock tight, preventing cards from falling out in the event that the phone is dropped.  Read More

The Vault Wallet offers a stainless steel home for your credit cards

Leather or nylon wallets are so passe, at least according to Jeremiah Skow, creator of the Vault Wallet, a solid credit card sleeve made from stainless steel. The steel gives the Vault Wallet several advantages over the competition. It's strong, thin, able to block RFID sniffing, and potentially long-lasting.  Read More

The Strapp Wallet is designed to be secured without chains

Remember when everyone had those wallets with chains linking them to their pants? It was an interesting look, but it also offered the useful feature of keeping everything attached to your body. The look may be out of style, but Charles Harris is looking to bring the functionality back with his Strapp Wallets. Instead of a chain, it features an adjustable-length lanyard that can be completely hidden away.  Read More

The SmartWallit slips inside your wallet

Two of the most important things that you carry with you everyday are your wallet and your smartphone. One holds your money, and the other keeps you connected with everything important in your life. While you probably keep pretty close tabs on both these pocket-sized necessities, it's not outside the realm of possibility that you might misplace one. Whether it's the wallet or the phone, the SmartWallit makes sure you find it before your next cup of coffee or text message.  Read More

The MULTI with all of its bits

The MULTI is a new wallet that aims to pack as many features as possible into a tiny package. To start with, it's a minimalistic wallet made with high-strength aluminum or titanium, depending on the model. However, it also offers a ton of other functions, most of which are things you would never expect to see in a wallet.  Read More

The complete Wallet TrackR Package

Losing your wallet can be one of the most devastating things that can happen. The cash in the wallet is gone, and you need to cancel all of your credit cards and replace your license. If you've lost your wallet before, you know how annoying it is. A new product called Wallet TrackR hopes to solve the problem by actually preventing you from losing your wallet in the first place.  Read More

The Cobra Wallet looks like a useful companion for your smartphone

The Cobra Wallet is an incredibly thin wallet designed to carry your credit cards and cash. What really makes it special, however, is the fact that it can also be used as a stand for your smartphone. The wallet can hold your phone horizontally or vertically. This makes it perfect for watching videos without holding your device or using FaceTime or Skype to video chat with family and friends. You can also put the rear camera forward and use it to take pictures with yourself in the shot.  Read More

The KeyLet is a key and a wallet in one device

We live in a world where less is more. The less we have to carry around with us, the better. The KeyLet is a new product designed with that philosophy in mind. It takes the two most common things everyone carries around with them, keys and a wallet, and combines them into one ultra small package. For the person who hates carrying any extra weight in their pockets, this product could be right up their alley.  Read More

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