Where's Wallet: The Smart Wallet You'll Never Lose
Where's Wallet: The Smart Wallet You'll Never Lose
Cutting Edge Technology. Classic Design. Where's Wallet is the Smart Wallet You'll Never Lose.
Cutting Edge Technology. Classic Design. Where's Wallet is the Smart Wallet You'll Never Lose. Read more
About this project
Where’s Wallet is…
1) The Wallet You’ll Never Lose
Thanks to cutting edge technology, each wallet features a thin, unobtrusive sensor, so you never have to replace your wallet, or its contents, ever again.
2) Easy to Operate
Download the free Where’s Wallet app, set a notification range, and your phone/wallet will beep to alert you the moment you step beyond the preset range. Use the app to guide you back, and you’ll find your wallet, safe and sound.
Available in 3 classic designs: the slip, bi-fold and clutch. Each wallet is constructed with 100% vegetable-tanned leather: a rich, full grain leather that establishes a handsome, distinct patina as it ages.
Starting at $49, you’ll receive a sturdy, vegetable-tanned leather wallet with a classic, understated look. More than a durable, visually appealing accessory, it seamlessly integrates innovative sensor technology so that you’ll never lose it again.
MIJLO arose from a desire to build an essential collection of well-designed goods - a collection established with A Better Backpack and The Everyday Watch. After a pair of successful Kickstarter campaigns, our focus shifted to the most essential of items: The Wallet.
Why a Wallet?
The wallet is a crucial everyday accessory that carries our most important belongings: ID, health card, credit card, bank card, and cash. If misplaced, the fallout is not just costly, it’s time consuming.
After months of discussion and careful research, our design team settled on two key points:
- Every wallet should be impossible to lose.
- Every wallet should be simply designed and easy to use.
The result is a well designed wallet that blends understated style with practical, user-friendly technology.
Easy to Operate, Impossible to Lose
Minimal design and cutting edge technology are a hallmark of all 3 models, including:
The Slip: $49 on Kickstarter
The Slip features three slim card pockets and a larger slot for cash. Smart, simple and thin, it is made with 100% full grain, vegetable-tanned leather and stitched with high abrasion nylon. Each edge is hand-sealed to prevent excess wear.
The Bi-fold: $69 on Kickstarter
For those in need of a little more space, the Bi-fold is large enough to carry daily essentials and slim enough to reduce pocket bulk. Made with 100% full grain, vegetable-tanned leather, its natural patina will develop a unique look over time while retaining its original hue.
The Clutch: $99 on Kickstarter
The Clutch is an understated, versatile piece fit for a variety of occasions. Made with a rich, pebbled leather, each piece features subtle gold accents and is precision-stitched with high abrasion nylon thread.
More Colors for All Three Wallets On the Way
Quick, Effortless Set Up
Download your free Where’s Wallet app and activate it in seconds.
Set Your Notification Range
After you’ve activated the app, set a notification range, and your phone will alert you the moment you step beyond the preset range.
Retrieve Your Wallet
Navigate your way back with the distance meter, which tracks your proximity to the wallet. Activate Where’s Wallet’s audio sensor to locate it quickly.
Out of Range Alert
The moment you step out of range, your wallet will beep and trigger a phone alert for swift recovery.
Location Last Seen
If you happen to turn off the notification range and your wallet is misplaced, you can view its last known location to retrace your steps.
We love the current incarnation of Where’s Wallet, but a product that pairs with a mobile app allows us to improve and enhance the original model as we see fit. Here are a handful of potential features we’d like to include in the near future:
Locate your wallet with increased speed and accuracy. Radar tracking capabilities allow us to enhance a variety of search tools, including an upgraded version of our app’s “Locate” function.
Location-Based Smart Settings
Create custom notification ranges for home, work, or anywhere you’d like, and our app will automatically adjust the range when you arrive.
If you’ve lost your phone, activate its ringtone with a quick shake to locate it promptly.
Apple Watch Compatibility
Apple Watch’s wrist tap capabilities are a natural fit for Where’s Wallet. This intuitive technology will tap your wrist the moment you exceed the preset notification barrier, and promptly guide you to the misplaced accessory with directional vibrations.
Where’s Wallet? You Tell Us!
MIJLO has created an interactive game that enables players to track down Where’s Wallet and earn a handful of MIJLO extras. Up to the challenge? Explore the illustrated map to find our wallet and 25 tech icons like Mark Zuckerberg, Myspace Tom, Angry Birds, and Dancing Baby.
Join the MIJLO Collective
We believe that interesting, intelligent design stems from the imagination of a like-minded collective. Above all, we enjoy creative collaboration.
When you back MIJLO, you back a vision that you're encouraged to be a part of. Join us, let's see what else we can dream up.
Thanks to Shaun Roncken, Nick Bujnak, Vedran Sisic, Peter Andrew, Mark Ralph, Arno Lubbinge, Harry Bloom, Andrew Patterson, Daniel Ku, Samson Matthew, Coco Huang, David Ingram, Yousif Shashati, and Joshua Fairbairn for their help in the creation of Where's Wallet.
Risks and challenges
With experience comes wisdom. This is our third go-round on Kickstarter, so any hiccups in the months to come should be minimal. If something does go awry, we promise to be transparent about any potential obstacles, including these:
THE EVENT OF OUTRAGEOUS DEMAND
This happens from time to time on Kickstarter, so we’ve made sure that our manufacturing partners are prepared to take on additional units.
We're shipping our products through the mail, which means there is general risk in the reliability of shipping companies. However, we'll make sure that we keep track of your order at all times and communicate its progress openly to you.
The staff at MIJLO has spent months upon months making sure that we get this right; that we’ve built something that’s going to last. We’re aware that you’re a massive part of our mission, and we want you to know that we’ll do whatever it takes to be at the forefront of this industry. Thank you for all of your support and welcome aboard!
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