Plastc is an electronic “card” that replaces all your physical cards – bank cards, credit cards, membership/rewards cards, library cards... (up to 20 of your cards can be stored.) It works just like a regular card: card readers can read it, bar code readers can read it. They’ll be adding Chip and near-field apps after launch - as these new features become available, you can update your card from your phone.
It uses an e-ink display, so it has long battery life (30 days on a charge.) You can add an image of your signature and a PIN for added security - you enter the PIN on the built-in touchscreen. It also has a digital photo ID, a proximity alert on your phone (so you won’t leave it on the table after you’ve paid for dinner) and a remote wipe feature in case you do actually lose it; after a user-selectable period away from your phone it will wipe itself.
It comes with a card reader to transfer your current card info into it and a wireless charging mat.
I think this would be very handy for the frequent traveler, but it’s rather expensive at $155. Currently available for pre-order, shipping this summer.