The Wocket Smart Wallet Unveiled - Other News

Advertising Disclosure is an independent, advertising-supported web site. receives compensation from many credit card issuers whose offers appear on our site. Compensation from our advertising partners impacts how and where their products appear on our site, including, for example, the order in which they may appear within review lists. has not reviewed all available credit card offers in the marketplace.

Credit Card Applications » News » Other » The Wocket Smart Wallet Unveiled

The Wocket Smart Wallet Unveiled

Add to Favorites:
The Wocket Smart Wallet Unveiled

There are smartphones and smart watches, but now there is a smart wallet on the market. The Wocket wallet can store up to 10,000 different cards and 100 voice commands while keeping your financial information out of the hands of hackers.

It looks like an actual wallet, is smaller than a smartphone, and it can store all the cards you would normally find in a wallet, including credit, debit, ATM, loyalty, and gift cards. People can also keep ID, membership and insurance cards in the wallet, along with coupons, tickets, and contact information.

Biometrics unlock

The wallet is protected with a pin number, but the device also comes with biometric technology, so it can only be unlocked by the actual user’s fingerprint.  It is available for pre-order at $149.99 and is scheduled to ship in September.

The Wocket is targeted toward consumers who do not want to store their credit card and personal information in their smartphone due to security concerns. With this device people transfer all their information directly into the device using a card reader that comes with the system. This direct transfer of data means that it exists nowhere else, which can be a deterrent to hackers.

Payments are made using the touch screen or a voice command. The wallet does not require the use of cloud-based technology, adding another level of security. After each transaction the information is wiped so that hackers cannot access credit or debit card information.

The Wocket can be used wherever credit cards are accepted, and can be used with barcode, magnetic stripe, and EMV/NFC technology. It is also compatible with Bluetooth technologies.

While a smartphone is not needed to use the Wocket, an app can be downloaded into smart phones, tablets and other devices to manage the cards and information in the wallet.


A variety of accessories in a different styles and colors will be available for the Wocket. The company indicates that consumers will be able to purchase styles that are appropriate for the gym, everyday use, or an evening out on the town.

The developer NXT-ID is a subsidiary of 3D-ID LLC, a company that specializes in developing biometric identification technology, and currently holds 22 licensed patents in the field of 3D facial recognition. Their other products include Face match, Voice Match and Bio Cloud.

All credit cards terms, fees and rates mentioned in this article/post are actual on the posting date. See the current products’ Terms & Conditions on the issuing banks' websites.
Add to Favorites:

Related News:

Capital One Introduces Free Credit Monitoring
Capital One Introduces Free Credit Monitoring

Posted: March 28, 2014

Credit Tracker, a new interactive tool from Capital One, allows customers to get their credit score for free anytime and provides tips on how to improve it. The service provides access to credit bureau summaries, fraud alerts, credit... Continue reading
Chase Gives iPhone Banking App a User-Friendly Upgrade
Chase Gives iPhone Banking App a User-Friendly Upgrade

Posted: April 25, 2014

People with an iPhone and a Chase bank account or credit card now have a new, more user-friendly app to do much of their banking. The updated Chase Mobile App lets customers check account status, deposit checks, transfer funds and pay... Continue reading
Visa Ups the Ante for Prepaid Cards
Visa Ups the Ante for Prepaid Cards

Posted: June 13, 2014

It's easy to unknowingly rack up fees when you’re using prepaid cards, but Visa aims to change all that by rolling out new standards for cards carrying its logo. Continue reading
Get the latest news, articles and expert advice delivered to your inbox. It's FREE.
We'll match all the Miles you've earned at the end of your first year. For example, if you earn 30,000 Miles, you get 60,000 Miles.
For Excellent, Good Credit
INTRO OFFER: Discover will match ALL the cash back earned at the end of your first year, automatically.
For Excellent, Good Credit
Our application is quick and easy with instant pre-qualification available
For Fair / Good Credit