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What’s In Your Bio Wallet?

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What’s In Your Bio Wallet?
Not a new cyber vehicle for stir-fry cooking, the Wocket, as described by its maker NXT-ID, Inc., is a next-generation biometrically-secure wallet, a.k.a., bio wallet. Expected to hit the market in the first quarter of 2014, the Wocket’s purpose is to replace traditional wallets and the number of cards we all carry around in them. An episode of Seinfeld comes to mind in which George Costanza carries around a wallet the thickness of a Carnegie Deli sandwich that causes him more physical distress than actually consuming said sandwich.


Essentially, the Wocket is a card with a programmable magnetic strip. Users can program up to 100 cards into it, i.e., credit, debit, ATM cards, as well as personal IDs, medical records, those multitude of supermarket membership and reward cards, etc. At this point, it does not appear to support public transportation cards like New York’s MetroCard. But that’s fodder for future forays.
According to the company, the ca…

Julie May: Credit cards becoming extinct

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Julie May: Credit Cards Becoming Extinct

With new technology released every day, will credit cards become a thing of the past, just as road maps, alarm clocks and encyclopedias have?

Digital wallets such as Wocket and Coin, which will arrive in 2014, are hinting at “yes.”

Digital wallets provide users a way to pay for purchases by swiping a card that holds personal information, such as your credit and debit cards, loyalty cards and gift cards.

While some apps, such as Starbucks, serve as digital wallets, they are typically single-purposed. For example, the Starbucks app allows me to maintain a credit balance for purchases at Starbucks only. I go into the coffee shop, order a grande latte, show them the bar code on my phone and, voila, the amount of my purchase has been deducted from my balance. That was pretty neat 18 months ago. Now, not so much.

Fast forward to 2014, when digital wallets will be in our pockets and purses. It was only a matter of time before plastic w…

The Wocket Hopes To Replace Your Wallet

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The Wocket Hopes To Replace Your Wallet


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The age of electronic wallets is officially here. First there was the Coin, now the Wocket by NXT-ID wants to replace all your credit cards. Scheduled to launch early 2014, The Wocket works anywhere a credit card is taken and can be used with your biometric or touch screen authentication acne select which card you want to use, which will then substitute that card in your wallet. Your security is never compromised since it uses no personal information on its magnetic strop so the risk of fraud is reduced. It can hold about 100 cards, coupons, gift cards, etc. It can even hold medical records, IDs, rewards/loyalty cards and many more. Card info is erased after every transaction, too. The card reader plugs in directly to the Wocket and it fathers replaceable CR batteries in the Wocket with unlimited battery life via the in-wallet charging of the dynamic card. More info on how to pre-order yours on their si…

Markets Poised for Healthy 2014 as Biometrics Makes Strides in Technology Sector - Company Strengthens Board with Industry's Top Leaders

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Markets Poised for Healthy 2014 as Biometrics Makes Strides in Technology SectorCompany Strengthens Board with Industry's Top Leaders Tech leaders close out 2013 with beneficial internal moves and acquisitions:
NXT-ID, Inc. (otcqb:NXTD), Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) , Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) , Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)


NXT-ID, Inc. (otcqb:NXTD) Headline News: NXT-ID Appoints Two Former MasterCard Executives to Its Newly Formed Advisory Board And Shows First Images of the Biometrically Secure Wallet, The Wocket(TM). NXT-ID, a biometrics company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces the appointment of two key advisory board members, Mr. Lawrence Flanagan and Mr. Ken Moy. The appointments from the card payment industry align with the company's roll-out and 2014 launch of The Wocket(TM), a next generation biometrically secure wallet. "We are honored and excited to have two luminaries o…

NXT-ID Appoints Two Former MasterCard Executives to Its Newly Formed Advisory Board

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NXT-ID Shows First Images of the Biometrically Secure Wallet, The Wocket(TM)

SHELTON, CT–(Marketwired – Dec 17, 2013) –

NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCQB: NXTD), a biometrics company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces the appointment of two key advisory board members, Mr. Lawrence Flanagan and Mr. Ken Moy. The appointments from the card payment industry align with the company’s roll-out and 2014 launch of The Wocket™, a next generation biometrically secure wallet.

“We are honored and excited to have two luminaries of the card payment world on our advisory board,” said Gino Pereira, CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. “Their experience is invaluable to our future prospects and growth for The Wocket™. We look forward to growing our advisory board over the next few months with equally talented and experienced individuals.”


Mr. Lawrence Flanagan is President and Founder of New Tech Haven since January 2013 and was formerly the Executive Dean at the University of New Haven College of Business…

UMeWorld Announces Recent Business Developments

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UMeWorld Announces Recent Business Developments

UMeWorld Limited (UMEWF) an emerging digital media company based in China, today announces its recent business developments as of December 16, 2013 and the outlook for the 1st quarter of 2014.


Press Releases Issued During the Period: 

Dec 3, 2013 – UMeWorld to Monetize its UMeLook Video Platform.
Nov 26, 2013 - UMeWorld Releases UMFun™ Final Version, Praised by China State Media.
Nov 8, 2013 – UMeWorld’s Video Platform Surpasses 7.2 Million Unique Visitors.
Oct 14, 2013 – UMeWorld Launches Revamped Brand Channels on UMeLook.com.
Oct 1, 2013 – UMeWorld Launches UMFun™.
Sep 18, 2013 – UMeWorld Provides Corporate Update. 

Recent Corporate Development During the Period:

UMeWorld presents at SeeThruEquity Microcap Investor Conference in New York City.
UMeWorld initiates two online Investor Relation programs.
UMeWorld completes internal corporate development review and held discussions with two investment banks for Investment Banking a…

Be The First to see the new Amazing Electronic Wallet~ The WOCKET!

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NXT-Id’s New Wocket Has Been Unveiled For The Very First Time Today!
See the new WOCKET at:http://thewocket.com/

These industry developments increase our confidence and enthusiasm for the NXT-ID (NXTD) Wocket(TM) both as a digital wallet and a potential secure storage option for Bitcoins. The Wocket has a much more robust design in terms of security and usability. NXT-ID is an early stage technology company going after a large market. SoundView Technology Group points out that based on initial traction and a conservative intrinsic valuation (IV) model show a fair value of $11/share we see NXT-ID continuing to benefit from intensive investor attention to this space.




About the Soundview Technology Group:

New research note points to recent industry developments as important drivers to adoption of the upcoming NXT-ID, Inc. (otcqb:NXTD) Wocket(TM). Over 7 million consumers have watched a marketing video for a new digital wallet with a very limited feature set. Consumer interest i…

Wind. It’s clean, renewable and helps make the Planet Earth just a little bit Greener! Wind Works Power is all about Healthy Planet Earth.

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Wind Power is Renewable PowerRenewable electricity records are falling every day. In early October, Germany recently hit a 59 percent renewable peak, Colorado utility Xcel Energy peaked at 60 percent wind at the beginning of the year, and Spain got its top power supply from wind for three months leading into 2013.

But that’s chump change compared with Denmark. According to data from Energinet, the national grid operator, wind power has produced 30 percent of gross power consumption to date in 2013. This includes over 90 hours where wind produced more than all of Denmark’s electricity needs, peaking at 122 percent on October 28, at 2:00 a.m.

And Denmark has plans to get to 50 percent more wind by 2020, creating even bigger hourly peaks. Energinet predicts the country may hit as many as 1,000 hours per year of power surplus.

Third Quarter 2013 power data from Energinet.dk shows wind (red) and total demand (blue)

To champions of renewable’s, this is validation that a clean ener…

Wind Works Power Ensures A Green Future For Our Children

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A Green Way To Generate Electricity, Wind Power! Wind energy is clean, cost effective, and one of the fastest growing sources of new energy in the world. With only a few windmills, electricity can be supplied for thousands of homes.
Wind Works (otc: WWPW) now operates 4.6 megawatts in Germany, in which it has a 49% ownership stake. In addition, Wind Works is developing 77 megawatts of near-term permitted projects in Germany; 70 megawatts of FIT contracted projects in Ontario; and 425 megawatts of projects in the United States.

Our mission is to provide the opportunity for people to participate in the development of renewable wind energy projects. We believe in making sound, environmentally conscious investments that are good for our shareholders and our planet. To eliminate one person`s carbon footprint of 10 tons each year (for Germany), it only takes a modern windmill 1 day by producing approx. 20,000 kilowatt hours of zero emission energy.

For more information, please visi…

NXTD’s new Pocket WOCKET article published at banking-business-review.com

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NXT-ID To Launch Next Generation Electronic Wallet ‘The Wocket’

NXT-ID, (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometrics company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, is planning to roll out its next generation wallet, The Wocket, during the first quarter of 2014.


The Wocket, which will be used wherever credit cards are accepted, has been designed to replace all the cards with a single, secure smart card.

The new electronic wallet, which can only be used with a biometric or touch screen authentication, supports most payment methods currently available at a point-of-sale (POS) at retailers, globally.
NXT-ID said that its Wocket will replace all the cards in a customer’s wallet with one single re-programmable card within a secure biometric vault.

Users can access it with security on the touch screen or through voice authentication biometrics and can choose the card according to their wish to use.
In order to abolish the fraud risk, the wallet does not retain any personal information on t…

Today’s Top Biometrics & Tech News Updates

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Today’s Top Biometrics & Tech News UpdatesFor Advancing eCommerce and Internet Leaders : NXT-ID (OTCQB: NXTD), Twitter TWTR, Facebook Inc. FB, Apple Inc. APPL and Microsoft, Inc. MSFT.

NXT-ID, Inc’s (OTCQB: NXTD), The Wocket(TM) contains a single secure smart card that can hold up to 100 cards and is designed to replace all the cards in your wallet. The Wocket(TM) works anywhere that credit cards are accepted and can only be used with your biometric or touch screen authentication. The Wocket(TM) is scheduled to come to market in the first quarter of 2014.


COIN, a company that puts eight credit cards in one COIN is taking pre-orders from consumers for delivery in the summer in 2014. Management believes believe Coin is a substantial improvement on how consumers interact with, and use cards that have a magnetic stripe.

As the two companies prepare for their roll-out in 2014, Investorideas interviews both CEOs to give consumers insight as to what will differentiate the produ…

BiometricUpdate.com Provides Coverage on NXD-ID's WOCKET!

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NXT-ID Unveils Product Features For Biometric Wallet Device Ahead Of 2014 Launch 


NXT-ID has unveiled some features users can expect from its soon-to-be-launched biometric wallet product, the Wocket.

According to NXT-ID, The Wocket is designed as a replacement tool for all of the cards people typically carry around in their wallet and adds a layer of security as it can only be activated with user biometrics or touch screen authentication.

Specifically, the Wocket is said to be a re-programmable card that supports most payment methods at POS retailers. Users can access their Wocket through voice biometrics or touch screen authentication, and according to the company, no personal information is retained on the Wocket itself.

Set to be launched in the first quarter of 2014, come of the functions and details NXT-ID has announced includes, a card reader that plugs directly into the Wocket itself, card information is erased after each transaction, dynamic mag stripe and QR code are…

NXT-ID Announces ‘Wocket,’ a Mobile Wallet Within a Smart Card

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NXT-ID Announces "The Wocket" A Mobile Wallet Within a Smart Card
NXT-ID has created a mobile wallet solution for consumers that don’t want to use their smartphones for transactions.

The “Wocket” mobile wallet stores payment information for up to 100 credit and debit cards on a smart card. The smart card utilizes multi-factor authentication including biometric and touchscreen verification. You can either use voice authentication to activate the Wocket at a POS or tap security information onto the home screen.


After activating Wocket, shoppers can choose which payment method they prefer to use. Then, they can either swipe the Wocket through a magnetic card reader, scan the card’s QR code or use NFC to complete transactions.

NXT-ID stores all payment information within a secure biometric vault. Also, the magnetic strip never retains personal information or credit card information. For example, if you pay for something using your MasterCard, then Wocket erases all card i…

NXT-ID, Inc. Announces Product Features for Next Generation Electronic Wallet, “The Wocket(TM)”

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NXT-ID, Inc. Announces Product Features for Next Generation Electronic Wallet, “The Wocket(TM)”

Too Many Cards in Your Wallet? Put a Wocket(TM) in Your PocketNXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometrics company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, today announced features of its next generation wallet, The Wocket™, scheduled for launch for the first quarter of 2014.
The Wocket™ is designed to replace all the cards in your wallet with a single, secure smart card. The Wocket™ works anywhere that credit cards are accepted and can only be used with your biometric or touch screen authentication.
The world of wallets is about to change with new and exciting technologies making payments easier than ever. However, most credit card holders are understandably reluctant to use their smartphone for transactions — this is due to a variety of reasons including:

Limited battery life
Dependency on wireless network coverage
Well publicized security threats

Rather than depending on a s…

UMeWorld to Monetize its UMeLook Video Platform

UMeWorld to Monetize its UMeLook Video Platform





UMeWorld Limited (UMEWF) today outlines its growth strategy for UMeLook.com, a video platform focused on foreign content.

“Uniquely Positioned” in China

UMeLook.com is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the continuing boom in the Chinese economy and the rising wealth of hundreds of millions of the nation’s residents. Unlike most competitors, UMeLook.com is focused on foreign content and targets affluent Chinese viewers who are interested in foreign information, products and brands. Chinese buyers are becoming increasingly sophisticated when it comes to buying high-end goods. They increasingly see luxury purchases as “lifestyle” rather than “celebratory,” items and have become more interested in smaller niche brands, as opposed to big established international brands. UMeLook’s brand channel platform offers foreign advertisers the ability to use their existing promotional video assets to access affluent mainland China cons…

Cow farts are a problem according to the EPA

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Big Methane Burp: Cow Farts A Greater Problem Than EPA Previously Thought

WASHINGTON –  The United States is spewing 50 percent more methane — a potent heat-trapping gas — than the federal government estimates, a new comprehensive scientific study says. Much of it is coming from just three states: Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.

That means methane may be a bigger global warming issue than thought, scientists say. Methane is 21 times more potent at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, the most abundant global warming gas, although it doesn’t stay in the air as long.

Much of that extra methane, also called natural gas, seems to be coming from livestock, including manure, belches, and flatulence, as well as leaks from refining and drilling for oil and gas, the study says. It was published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

The study estimates that in 2008, the U.S. poured 49 million tons of methane into the air. That means U.S. methane emissions trapped ab…