.:NEW:. #Fashion Meets Function: iBag "Smartbag" Stops You from Overspending! - #WearableTech
I was excited to learn Finder.com.au might release the iBag soon. A prototype carryall that locks you out if it believes you’re going to splurge. The Arduino-powered bag automatically shuts tight at those times you’re most likely to shop. Additionally, it uses GPS to warn you when you get too close to favorite stores; ignore the alert and it will both record when you take out your wallet as well as send a text message to a trusted partner. So basically it would be hard to lie to your husband about buying that new dress! lol. iBag is primarily a publicity stunt meant to highlight the dangers of credit card debt, but it might become a reality. The site is asking potential customers to register their interest, and it may sell both men’s and women’s versions of the bag for $199 AUD ($173 US) .