James Alliban posted his augmented reality business card video on his blog.  This isn’t a new idea (I believe Ori’s the first person I’ve heard mention one, but he might know if anyone had done it earlier than that), but James shows his programming chops with the 3D video presentation of his credentials.

I’m not just reposting this because I think it’s cool (it is) and it’s already been posted around the internet on numerous blogs so I’m not covering any new ground, but I wanted make a request for someone to provide this as a service. 

It would require a printing service and a smartphone app (pick your poison), but lots of businesspeople would like a new way to show off so there’s a ready market for the service.  Plus its always good for a party trick during happy hour at the bar.


Thomas K. Carpenter

Thomas K. Carpenter is a full time contemporary fantasy author with over 50 independently published titles. His bestselling, multi-series universe, The Hundred Halls, has over 25 books and counting. His stories focus on fantastic families, magical academies, and epic adventures.

  • It’d be a great little business. Have to make it as seemless as possible: pull out your business card and activate the app for the AR experience.

  • […] Before that all the talk was about the augmented reality business card from James Alliban.  Jonas from Toxin was disappointed that his product hadn’t gotten as much notice.  Personally, I think it had more to do with the 3D graphics presented on James’ and less with the application of AR.  But now Jonas has gotten notice from Geek Brief TV  and come out with his own Augmented Business Card website, proving that if you want something, you have to ask for it.  […]

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