A Digital You
Think about what you carry with you every day, your wallet, your keys, ID, Cellphone. Those are just the basics no including if you carry a purse or even a student with a backpack. When you really think about it us humans carry around more than we think on a daily basis, and that's a lot to remember each and every day. Think about the stress and panic you go through when you forget your phone. What if there was a better way?
Imagine a world where you didn't have to worry about forgetting your house keys, or your wallet. What if these two critical items were just one item, and on top of that were, easily clipped on to your clothing so you never forgot it nor lost it? However, we are not talking about a tile that just tracks your things we are talking about a clip actually we are talking about Eclipse, the digital universal passkey.
What would this universal passkey include though?
The world is changing, people are thinking of newer and safer ways to manage money. Cryptocurrency is on the rise and being played like the stock market as investors watch it rise and fall. Cryptocurrency is attached to blockchain though, potentially the most transparent way to handle money. With a data line recorded and confirmed on every computer on the network every time the coin changes hands. This allows us to cut out the banks and skip interest and handling rates giving you more access to your money. It also allows the world to adopt a universal currency system. Allowing money to be the same everywhere no more exchanging currency before trips. Having a digital crypto wallet attached to you at all times would let you access your fund and pay for everything from your morning coffee to lift tickets in Switzerland. Giving you access to your funds whenever and where ever and making it harder to forget buy being attached to you at all times.
The internet has taken over our lives, it provides an outlet to be expressive, support out consumerist ways, as well as see where the kids you went to elementary school ended up. With all this, we end up with lots of accounts and to protect us lots of different passwords to those accounts. How do you keep track of them all and the slightly different versions of that one password? You don't, you forget then you need to go through that pesky forgot your password process.
Within this small Eclipse device, a near field communication device that allows it to talk to your devices and when within certain proximity unlocks you accounts seamlessly. Keeping your social media accounts, bank account, as well as phone safely locked when you are away from them.
House keys have been the standard of opening doors for centuries. With very little change, they are still bulky, noisy and can break off in the lock at the worst possible time. Eclipse has a way to alleviate these issues. What if by employing RFID technology your Eclipse could let you into your garage, front door or even car? This would remove the possibility of you ever forgetting your keys, or sitting on them uncomfortably again.
The Eclipse, named after it's "e" like the shape and snapping quality is designed to have a small compact form just large enough for its essential electronics. Designed around the idea of having it clipped on to an everyday item so that it is never forgotten and always with you. The finishes of the Eclipse was meant to allow for it to fit everyone's taste whether they wanted to show it off as a fashion statement to make it blend into its outfit. The size just big enough to let you know it is there but not be too bulky and a nuisance.