everything is becoming smarter around our life, we now have a smart RING that
lets us leave pocket-full of cards and keys at home yet still be able to make
payment and obtain access.

It is called the Token Ring , invented by Melanie and Steve Shapiro in 2016 to “give
you control of your identity”. Our day often runs to a total standstill
when we forget a credit card, key or password. Token
pretty much solves all the problems without compromising convenience.


By pairing
Token to the Token app on your smartphone, the sleek metal ring is able to add
and store your card information inside. User authentication is carried out by
its fingerprint scanner on the inside of the ring prior to wearing or using it.
So nobody but only you can use the ring. When the ring is removed from the
finger, a built-in optical sensor will detect the action and automatically lock
all the stored credentials to prevent third party use.

And when
you need to make a payment, access a building, get on a transit or  access your car, just tap the ring over the
scanner. The Token Ring is NFC (near field communication) and Bluetooth
compatible and only work with scanners of with the same capabilities. You do
need to pay extra to get a customized deadbolt for your home door and specially
made car plug to access personal vehicle (around $150 all together). Other than
that, Token’s growing worldwide partnerships 
ensure a promising and more ubiquitous applications in the future. As
for now, you will be able to achieve the following with the Token Ring:


  • Information
    security with the two-factor authentication
  • An alternative ID
    for workplace access
  • Contactless payment
  • Home/personal
    vehicle access with specially ordered hardware
  • Alternative to
    transit tickets (only available in cities with contactless ticketing)
  • Unlocking computers


addition, this Token Ring is waterproof up to 50 meters and able to run 6 weeks
straight on a single charge. It retails for $249 and is available in 7 sizes.
As the pre-orders have been sold out, interested individuals can go to the website to join waitlist for the next available shipments.



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