'Smart rings' do away with business cards

Susi Weaser Geek chic clothing 1 Comment

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I’ve seen the future, and it’s full of jewellery. In part due to the fact that all currencies have crashed and burned so it’s only possible to trade in diamonds, rubies and Topshop pearls, and part due to the inventor of this smart ring.

He’s produced a ring which can store digital business cards, and then organise them in a database of contacts, when it’s synched with a credit-card sized display. In order to exchange business cards, people wearing the rings just need to shake hands. Sadly, it’s still in the ‘wow, imagine if we all did that in 2020′ stage, but we can but hope…

[via InventorSpot]

Like that? Read this: The Remember-ring for memory problems

By Susi Weaser | January 16th, 2008





  • http://www.newmediatype.com Lex G

    I don’t really think that this is going to be something in the future …

    We all carry mobile phones and technology to exchange data conditionally (such as walking into a room) already exists…

    Lex – http://www.newmediatype.com – web entrepreneur’s blog