It's been long rumored and speculated, but it’s finally here. Nokia has just announced the next accessory you’ll want for your Bluetooth 4.0 LE enabled Lumia device – Treasure Tag. It’s coming this April to retailers around the globe. More details below.
The Treasure Tag is an accessory for your Lumia that you attach to anything valuable. Things like your wallet, purse, backpack or anything you frequently leave behind. The Treasure Tag will send an alert to your phone when you leave it behind. The Treasure Tags can be connected to your Windows Phone through either NFC or by doing a Bluetooth search. Once connected, they’ll emit a loud tone when separated. Don't hear the tone and completely lose the item? You'll be able to see its last location on HERE Maps.
You can connect up to four Treasure Tags to one Windows Phone handset. If an item a Treasure Tag is attached to isn't going to be with you for the day you can deactivate it within the app. Alerts can be sent to the tag or your phone. You can toggle them within the app as well.
It measure just 30 x 30 x 10 mm and weighs only 13g. It’ll be available in four colors: black, white, cyan and yellow. So odds are you’ll be able to match it your phone. Battery in them lasts for up to six months can be replaced with a standard coin cell battery. They’ll retail for about $29.99 and are expected globally in April.
Anyone else looking forward to using Treasure Tags? What are some unique ways you’ll use them? Feel free to download the Treasure Tag companion app In the meantime as you wait for the actual Treasure Tags to hit stores.
Source: Nokia Conversations
Thanks for the tip Adrian R!