Trayvax is giving away free gear, you may have overheard the guy in the coffee line boasting about his new free wallet or maybe you were lucky enough to stumble upon this blog post! Yes the rumors are true, we are giving away over $250 in brand new Trayvax gear... not just once - EVERYDAY until 2020! Can you say "Happy Holidays from Trayvax!"
Where can I buy a wallet with RFID protection? Credit cards have been around since the 1950s. Although, it was not until the boom of the internet that we were able to go from a manual credit card imprinter to milli-second transactions. Modern day banking has came a long way in the past twenty-five years.This has made it easier for thieves to compromise your information using handheld RFID scanners. The first task in choosing a RFID wallet is determining which of your cards are at risk.
What is RFID and how does it work? If you recently browsed our wallet inventory you probably noticed us boosting about “RFID-protection”. RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification, which refers to the process of tracking and identifying tags attached to objects. We use RFID in our everyday lives more than we know. If you have ever passed through a toll on a highway, used a keycard to access a building or scanned a phone based transit pass you are familiar with RFID systems. They are radio frequency waves wirelessly transferring data without physical contact. Depending on the type of RFID, the radio frequency waves can be picked up from an inch to 20+ yards away!
A few years ago, Mark, our Founder, was machining every Trayvax wallet by hand and powder-coating the aluminum faceplates with a small counter-top oven. Today, Trayvax is a company of over 30 employees working together, assembling, packaging, and shipping several hundred wallets everyday. Mark has expanded the Trayvax line to include the Element, Summit, Contour, Axis wallets with many more products on the way. Today, Trayvax’s manufacturing facility in Bellingham, WA..
Genuine leather means the material came from an animals rawhide originally. Modern day artificial leather, also known as faux leather, is plastic based and then dyed to have similar characteristics. Trayvax never uses faux leather. Trayvax's leather comes from premium grade Horween Leather manufactured in Chicago. But what is the process of making full grain leather? How does it go from a grazing livestock animal to our everyday carry?