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It's now a standard feature on any fitness tracking wearable worth considering, but this is the first time someone has managed to squeeze a working ECG — or electrocardiograph — into something as thin and compact as a business card.
Why is that everyone else has cooler business cards than you? Short of crafting one yourself that transforms into a fully-functional spaceship, it's unlikely you'll ever blow the pants of people with a hard piece of paper with your contact details on it. Unless you're Auckland-based designer Anthony Cole, who went to the trouble of making his business card double as a decorative Swiss Army knife.
Despite countless ways for us to share information online, business cards are somehow still a popular way to pass on contact info. So instead of trying to replace them, the creators of the swivelCard simply found a way to make business cards better with a built-in USB port that lets you share everything from your resume, to a photo gallery, to a video — and not just your name, email address, and mobile phone number.
You'd assume that if any company on Earth had a well-designed business card, it would be Apple. But apparently one of their engineers still felt they could create something that left an even better first impression, so they designed this incredibly unique business card made from an actual iPhone glass sourced straight from Foxconn.
In a time when business cards seem more obsolete than ever , more and more people are coming up with fantastic ways to modernize them. And no one will probably make a better first impression than Kevin Bates, who created this business-card-sized Game Boy clone called the Arduboy that's just 1.6 millimetres thin.
People complain about having to use antiquated business cards to pass along contact details, but they're not going away anytime soon. So instead of complaining, the folks at TouchBase simply found a way to make business cards smarter. To access someone's contact info, all you need to do is tap these business cards on your smartphone's display.
Even with perfect typography, a stunning design or a novel shape, a business card is still an antiquated way to share your contact details. So the folks over at TechKeys — makers of custom keyboards — wanted to design a card that reflected their work and left a lasting impression — and what better way to do that than with a business card that doubles as a working keyboard.