Sign in with your favourite social login to share, comment and pin your favourites.
Plastc is the only card you will ever need in your wallet
Time to declutter your wallets from the countless cards it holds since you will only need room for one. Plastc is a new super-card that aims to store up to 20 credit, debit or gift and loyalty cards.
Plastc is a very good indication of where money transactions are heading. Equipped with a magnetic stripe, NFC, barcode and PIN services, this ultra-card wants to be the future of payments, offering users a much faster and much more efficient way to use cards. With an E-ink touchscreen the Plastc will act as a card directory where all you need to know about your cards will be saved.
Accompanied by a mobile app, the card places a lot of emphasis on security. Plastc lets you add cards with your name only so it can prevent theft whereas in the case you lose your card there is a ‘remote wipe’ function that deletes your card for more security. Additionally, the mobile app features proximity alerts that let you know when you’re away from your card.
Plastc is rechargeable and software-upgradable and it also provides you with the chance to navigate account balances between your different cards.
This is not the first card to attempt to revolutionize our paying system. Coin is a project with much the same objectives, while Apple Pay is the most recent advancement in the field.
In an interview with The Verge, Co-founder and COO Ryan Marquis commented on the introduction of Apple Pay and how it could interfere with the success of Plastc. “I will utilize Apple Pay because it’s simple and easy, but there are so many cases in our world where I’m still going to need a physical card,” he says. “There are so many things that point-of-sale machines just aren’t ready for yet.”
You can pre-order Plastc for $155 with shipping estimated in the summer of 2015.