If You Watch One Video Of An Arduino-Powered, Tetris-Playing Business Card Today, Make It This One


I like alternative business cards. In lieu of pieces of paper, for example, I like to hand out copies of my 3D-printed head. But I may have finally met someone with a far cooler business card than mine. Take a look at Kevin Bates’ Arduino-powered business card, the Arduboy, and weep, friends, because it is a thing of beauty.

Designed to be about as thin as a few real business cards, the PCB contains a small OLED screen and micro controller. There is also a tiny speaker embedded and some touch-sensitive spots for controlling the screen. In fact, you’ll notice a distinct resemblance in this card to a certain game console that starts with G and ends with -ameboy. With the right code, for example, you can play games on it, draw images on the screen, and even play little tunes. Bates is looking to crowdfund the project…

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