A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:
Proof of Concept
Explorations that test ideas and functionality.
Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.
Looks like the final product, but is not functional.
Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.
Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.
Because Wallor is much more than an elegant, fashion wallet for men. A dedicated team of innovators, engineers and designers worked around the clock for weeks and cut open dozens of handpicked, trendy wallets, to make this smart, dynamic and elegant response.
A response to a raising threat and challenges of our modern living.
A connected wallet designed to protect your money and make your life easier.
Because, why not building a stylish wallet that is simple to find if you displace it and that has the ability to raise the alarm if someone tries to snatch it from you, right?
So, after shedding some sweat (and blood, because working with the scissors and thick leather eventually leads to injury) we finally reached the drawing board. In that moment, we already had a clear idea about how to combine style and technology in the most efficient way.
The result was unlike anything else we've seen so far.
Take technology inside your Wallor, for instance.
Special RFID blocking layer surrounds your wallet, protecting your cards from high-tech thieves and their mobile scanners.
Built-in security features, hidden inside your wallet, will get triggered the moment you or your wallet move more than a few feet away from each other.
Global-range tracking system is synchronized with the Wallor App, enabling you to see the exact location of your Wallor wallet from another continent, in real time.
2-way communication even makes possible to track your smartphone with your wallet.
Wallor App, that serves as a bridge between the wallet and your smartphone, allows storing of all of your membership, business and loyalty cards. Find the right one in less than 2 seconds.
And all these high-tech features didn't compromise the style. In fact, we added a neat new "tweak" into the world of wallets - the interchangeable modular design.
Handcrafted from the highest quality leather, resistant to scratches, Wallor is the first luxury wallet made of two interchangeable modules:
Wallor Card holder - A smart, ultra-slim module with two side pockets and the interior part. Hidden inside is a sensitive Bluetooth locator with the alarm system and the global-range satellite tracking system, synchronized with our free Wallor App.
Wallor Cash holder - All the currency sizes can fit in this slim wallet equipped with a discreet coin pocket. An innovative connector, the true novelty, enables simple switch of Cash holders to fit your every style.
Bluetooth sensory - Sensitive BLTE technology, inside your Wallor wallet, will sound the alarm the moment your wallet leaves your vicinity. If you can't find your wallet, app will lead you to it. Same, if you can't find your smartphone just tap your Wallor.
GPS tracking - Global-range satellite tracking system works independently. It doesn't need Wi-Fi access nor SIM card. Use the map to see your wallet's exact location or movement, regardless of the distance.
This revolutionary coin-size device is hidden inside the Wallor Card holder, between the leather and the RFID blocking layer. Battery lasts for minimum 2 months with one charge and has a lifespan of 500 weeks. Battery can be charged using our wood wireless charger or any wireless chargers available on the market.
Wallor wireless charger - A slim solution, made from high quality wood, with custom engraving and easy to carry with you everywhere. Want your brand or name on it? Maybe a picture of your mother in law? You got it! Charge your wallet or your phone through a simple process.
Wallor App - Keeps your wallet and your smartphone perfectly synchronized so you would receive an immediate sound alarm if someone's trying to steal your wallet. Connected with GPS, Wallor App displays a precise location of your wallet on a map, regardless of the distance. Built-in library is designed to serve as a personal assistant responsible for organizing membership, business and loyalty cards for a quick access - an innovative solution to cut on a size of your wallet!
When you think about it, it should be simple to find a wallet that perfectly fits your character and requests of modern life. And yet, speak to men about their wallets, like we did, and you'll hear complaints about poor designs that hide that specific card they need at the cashier; rubber bands added to ensure contents don't fall out; uninspiring and bulky styles that require cargo shorts pockets to carry, and lack of any kind of protection.
At Wallor, we no longer accept status quo in a wallet. That's why we have created a wallet that encapsulates all three:
Fashion. Comfort. Protection.
And we even added flexibility of choice because being able to choose means being free!
Two modules, the Wallor Card holder, that attaches inside the second, external, Wallor Cash holder (the external billfold) can be purchased together or independently to fit the functionality you prefer.
WALLOR CARD HOLDER
Three designs Two designs are immediately available. The third one is currently in production at the factory and illustrated in drawings below.
Color Diversity Each design has two color options: light grey and dark blue. We have carefully chosen those colors to match our exterior cash holders.
ID pocket - transparent or enclosed Each wallet gives you the possibility to select a pocket that is transparent or one that is enclosed to hold your license or ID.
Bluetooth/GPS solution To protect your wallet, our security solution is hidden in the ID pocket. The solution includes Bluetooth and GPS chips and a smart wireless-charged battery. Know immediately when your wallet is no longer with you.
Discreet card pocket inside the card holder Each card holder has a pocket inside for cards that you don't use every day. Our card pocket is designed with space for up to 10 cards.
RFID material All of our card holder interiors use RFID blocking material, which will protect your cards equipped with chip solutions. RFID protective layer makes your card completely invisible to scanners.
Slimest wallet on the market Our wallet is 0.25 in/6.5 mm thin. That's less than a thickness of an iPhone 6 that measures 0.27in.
Wallor Cash holder
Cash Holder size Our wallet design (5.7 x 3.3 in / 146 x 84 mm) fits all types of currencies.
Highest quality leather We tested over 50 different leather styles before choosing a high quality non-scratchable leather. We have partnered with a well-known factory that produces wallets for brands such as Porsche. Our primary goal is to provide you with a reliable, luxurious solution that does not skimp on any detail. As you can see in the next video, we have tested our leather against competition and even at the most basic test, Wallor defeats competition easily.
9 beautiful color variations Black, Grey, Brown, Camel, Desert brown, Orange brown, Cornflower blue, Sapphire blue, Deep ocean blue. All these colors were chosen to match common colors clothes. Have a suggestion for another color? Do not hesitate to contact us.
Hidden coin pocket A discrete pocket makes it easy to store and access your change.
Attention to details We work closely with our manufacturers to ensure every detail of our wallet is handled with care and manufactured with stringent quality standards.
In addition to the great tech and design, we have skimped on nothing. As you can see, the stitching is meticulous; the chargers and switching mechanisms work flawlessly. Our tech will not demagnetize your credit cards.
With Wallor, you simply get the full package.
Synchronize your wallet with our free Wallor app and you're ready to track your wallet if ever needed.
Automatic alerts on your phone
Left your wallet at a restaurant? Someone runs off with it? Don't worry, your wallet can be programmed to alert as soon as you are 20 feet (6 meters) or less from it all the way to 85 feet (25 meters).
Your wallet battery is running low? No worries - your phone will alert you when it's time for recharge.
What if I misplace my wallet?
You're in a rush to leave your home and can't find it? Use our distance tracker that will lead you to your wallet quickly with our radar display.
What if I misplace my phone?
You have your wallet, but can't find your phone? Double tap your wallet and listen for your phone to beep. Neat, right?
You left your wallet in the back seat of an Uber? Activate our GPS tracking option and find its location immediately. Once you're close, the Bluetooth sensory device will help you find the wallet within 8 inches/0.2m of its exact location.
Membership, Business or Fidelity Cards
Most of us carry 4-5 and even 10 different important cards that add bulk. We have added a simple fidelity card functionality that lets you scan your card information into our app and reduce the number of cards you carry.
You have your look, whether its business, adventure, athletic or just plain fun. We have a style for your favorite look. We make it easy to change your style by changing the exterior with any of our nine colors to fit your every mood in the most practical way possible. Because, with traditional wallets, you would have to replace all of those cards in another wallet and that takes time. With Wallor, you simply change the outer module.
It works simple...
We created an elegant, innovative solution to connect the interior card holder with the exterior cash holder through a simple 3-step process. You can change the exterior holder quickly to dress up or down your look.
RFID Bluetooth equipped interior card holder
Choose your option and your desired color. Do you prefer a dark or light color? Do you want to have a transparent id? Do you want to have 2 or 3 or 5 pockets on the wallet sides? Just let us know your preference and we will make sure you will receive your product as you desire.
Exterior cash holder
Choose your favorite color. Do you want the Black or the Sapphire blue, or the Desert brown, or maybe Grey? We have 9 color options. Choose the style that fits you.
Engraved wireless charger
Receive a nice and elegant wood charger that you can use to charge both your phone and our wallet.
Hi, I'm Vio, the CEO of Wallor Wearables. This past year, I have been in constant motion keeping up with my MBA studies and my job as CEO of WebEffects Network (an international software development company with over 240 developers on board). In May, I was running late and trying to pay for a train ticket. My wallet was overstuffed with receipts and fidelity cards. I couldn't find my credit card quickly enough and it resulted in me missing my train ride. It was a nightmare!
While waiting for the next train, I started to rearrange my wallet and I began thinking about what a perfect wallet would look like for someone who strives to be organized and loves the look of a well-designed product. I took advantage of my MBA program and used assignments and projects to research the wallet market and develop my idea for a better wallet. I bought several wallets I thought were well designed for today's busy man who works, travels and plays hard. I compared all the brands, noted the positives and negatives of each design, then started working on Wallor design.
Product final assembly and final tests in terms of design and functionality
App implementation for both iOS and Android and making sure every single wallet can be synchronized and updated through the app.
Delivering the product to you, our backer, who we appreciate very much for your trust in our idea.
The deadline for the remaining implementation will be 3 months after the campaign is ended. As soon as the campaign ends, we will move into final production mode, working closely with factories and personally testing every single wallet to ensure you receive a top quality, bug free product.
I began recruiting a team, starting with a designer and a manufacturing and sourcing expert. With my first additions to the team, Raluca and ShuXia, we cut up up dozens of different wallets into pieces to create our first designs and samples.
After determining the ideal designs and selecting high-quality leather from over 50 samples that could take a beating and still look new, we narrowed it down to what we have in the Wallor wallet designs.
We interviewed and inspected several manufacturing facilities until we found a company that could meet our growing demand and quality expectations. It produces products for well-known global brands like Gucci, Prada and Porsche.
ShuXia is heading up the manufacturing and quality control effort as she has worked in the fashion industry for 12 years.
We repeated this successful process to design and develop our connector that joins the interior card holder with the exterior cash holder.
I recruited Pankil and George, who I have worked with on several projects.
Pankil is a talented app developer who has created products for companies such as Stridetravel.
Having an international company demands that we have a talented and experienced project manager in international product development and logistics. George has run project management for companies like WebEffects Network and AltTab where he achieved wonderful results in a short period.
I have worked with Molly on several software projects since 2011. I asked her to help with shipping logistics and operations as she ran US operations for Volius Networks, a telecom company, for 8 years, and developed distribution and trade operations between the United States, EU and Russia.
To expand our operations in Middle East, we have partnered with one of the most influential entrepreneurs in the region. Coming from both corporate and entrepreneurial backgrounds, Obai has an understanding of how start-ups and mature businesses work. He worked as a management consultant for a Big4. Obai is a serial entrepreneur who was awarded Forbes ME "Entrepreneurs shaping Saudi Arabia's future" award in 2015. Obai holds an MBA degree from a globally recognized school.
To finalize our team structure and ensure right international operations, we are helped by Mr. Gergely Darvas. As a co-founder and 2nd generation family leader in Hungary's largest, family owned biotech Holding, he helped to grow a number of SMEs from scratch up to 150 employees and $10 million in sales, reaching 70 countries. Gergely has also attracted investments in amount of over $20M in the past 10 years. For some time now, he's also interested in financing projects outside of our core business. He also contributed to the growth of the country's startup ecosystem as a founder and VP of the Startup & Spinoff Association.
As you can see, we have a motivated team that is committed and excited to make the Wallor wallet a successful wearable experience for our customers. It's a passionate team of innovators, engineers, designers and business professionals, joined together to build amazing solutions for you.
Risks and challenges
In crowdfunding, there's always potential for the unexpected challenges to arise, and although we hope none of these will come up, sometimes things happen.
Our business is based on three different pillars:
- customer service
These pillars are connected and need to work flawlessly in order for your product to be delivered on time and with the quality you deserve. To overcome potential risks, we took several steps that we believe will eliminate any possible issues towards the final product delivery.
1. For logistics, given that our product has many options, we have created a website with shopping functionality. Once the campaign is completed, every pre-order will be registered and tracked through our online store. We will keep track of all the pre-orders and make sure that none of you will be forgotten. It's worth noting that Wallor Wearables has already established logistic centers in USA, EU and Asia.
2. For manufacturing, before the campaign ends, our team will move into the factory and oversee the entire process of assembling our final product, implement quality testing on everything related to the material, stitching, technology and battery life. We want to make sure that everything is perfect and to have the first products ready for delivery as soon as possible.
3. For customer service, during and after the campaign, we will follow the Kickstarter's comment section and post regular updates with our progress. As soon as the campaign ends, we plan on using the Kickstarter's live section, to share live images from the factory and from the technology process.
We have spent significant time on setting up each segment of our business structure so that nothing stands between your pre-order and delivery of the product. However, in case of any unexpected issues occurrence, you will receive a regular update with the status and steps for determining the issue solution, along with a revised timeline.
To make sure you are very satisfied with our product, we offer a 2 years guarantee on all our products, which will cover any manufacturing defects you encounter.
Last but not least, our biggest challenge is presenting you with a product that meets your expectations. Please share your feedback, both what you like about the product and ideas you have to make this better in the future. We plan to be around for a long time and build on this product offering with new versions and new products.
Our company is built around user feedback. Therefore, no donation is too small to become a part of Wallor community. Using the $5 pledge, you can get the opportunity to vote for our next Wallor designs.