Wistiki, a French company offering a number of item tracking products, showed off its new Bluetooth item trackers at CES Unveiled today.
The company’s new “connected jewels”, crafted by famed designer Philipe Starck, are so named because of the attractive designs in a market where most item trackers carry a basic utilitarian design. There’s three products – “aha” for attaching to pet collars, “voila” for attaching to keyrings and “hopla”, a 3mm-thin tracker designed to stay in your wallet.
Sadly, only the Voila product was on hand at CES Unveiled today, but the company has exceeded their Indiegogo campaign goal with a week left to go.
The trackers themselves connect to your phone via Bluetooth low energy. They’re water resistant, have a 3 years of battery life and a 90db alarm tone that can sound if you’ve lost the device or if it’s moved out of range of your phone. There’s a few colours to choose from if the standard yellow isn’t to your liking, too.
The Wistiki service allows any user worldwide to update the location of a lost Wistiki tracker that comes in range of a smartphone running the app. The app is free to install and use.
For more on Wistiki, check out their Indiegogo Campaign.