Not only the devil can be seen in the details: technology in its small way can make a clean sweep of paper and plastic, even with solutions like these Smart ID Cards.
Imagine replacing all the badges in the world. Those corporate given to employees for access and identification, or those for trade fairs or major sporting events. Think about doing it with small smart devices that can be used indefinitely without having to throw and reprint them. This is the concept just presented by KongTech Design.
A badge that is not a badge
Smart ID Card has an e-paper display that shows the details of the wearer. It has a built-in microphone for recording meetings and presentations. It features RFID capabilities that make it a badge, wallet that stores credit cards. It can manage everything: from appointments to logins, passing through micropayments. In short, an all-round device.
In fact, the Smart ID Card is for the microcosm of identification badges what a mobile phone has represented for many devices: an example of convergence. This design puts all the tools you need in one object (hanging on the classic lanyard).
You see it and you seem to have known it forever: the design seems to come out (I didn't say “plagiarized” eh? I recommend) directly from the Apple designs. At its base, the Smart ID Card has a USB-C port and a tiny camera next to the power button.
Three key features
This super badge has three functions that make it highly eligible for solutions in companies, fairs, organizations. Update that old rectangle (plastic, too) into something more efficient and dynamic, capable of changing with our appearance and also updating with respect to roles. Promotion? TAC, the badge changes. Long beard? TAC, the badge changes.
The credit card slot is a plus that transforms this badge into a wallet (physical or digital) that allows you to physically extract the card to use it, or to pay with NFC.