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Wallet Swells as Your Bank Account Grows, Shrinks as You Run out of Money


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John Kestner and other MIT students designed the Proverbial Wallet. It provides tactile feedback about the state of the user's finances. Whenever there's a bank transaction, it vibrates. As the user's bank account grows, it swells. As money is depleted, it compresses. A hinge tightens as the user approaches a financial goal, discouraging further spending.

Link via Gizmodo

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So it connects thru bluetooth to a cell phone to your banking data - and then displays the "data" in arbitrary and nondescript methods.

Yeah, that's oh so much better then just looking at your bank balance on your smartphone.
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