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Create shortcuts for your favorite smartphone tasks & deliver digital resources to anyone.
Create shortcuts for your favorite smartphone tasks & deliver digital resources to anyone.
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NFC Business Cards: Customized, Convenient, & Communicative

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You want the best, easiest to use, and well designed NFC Card solutions available. The PhoneHome Project has your back and has the first communicative, customizable, and convenient NFC Business cards.

       

What are NFC Tags?

NFC or Near Field Communication Tags are programmable scanable stickers that create technology shortcuts and provide digital resources for your smartphone.

                                 

What can NFC Tags do? A lot.

Connect and Sync with Bluetooth car receivers, headsets, speakers, and other accessories. Let friends & family connect to your Bluetooth sound system with no hassle.
Connect and Sync with Bluetooth car receivers, headsets, speakers, and other accessories. Let friends & family connect to your Bluetooth sound system with no hassle.
Direct customers to your website, yelp page, facebook/twitter and even let Android (Lollipop) users connect to a secure Wifi network without typing a password or using an app.
Direct customers to your website, yelp page, facebook/twitter and even let Android (Lollipop) users connect to a secure Wifi network without typing a password or using an app.

 

On a date, at the bar, or just networking? Add your contact info to another person's phone instantly. Your name, phone number, email, address, title, and much more can be stored.
On a date, at the bar, or just networking? Add your contact info to another person's phone instantly. Your name, phone number, email, address, title, and much more can be stored.
PhoneHome Project has partnered with the Unified Remote app developers to bring communicative NFC Tags that can pause/play Netflix, Spotify, Pandora & other commands for 70+ applications.
PhoneHome Project has partnered with the Unified Remote app developers to bring communicative NFC Tags that can pause/play Netflix, Spotify, Pandora & other commands for 70+ applications.
                                                                       
Discretely program your Phone number on a NFC Keychain for your Pet's collar. Immediate calls or texts from the person who finds your missing companion!
Discretely program your Phone number on a NFC Keychain for your Pet's collar. Immediate calls or texts from the person who finds your missing companion!
Automate your daily smartphone tasks! Using the android apps tasker & trigger, a dozen smartphone actions, settings, apps, and more can be toggled on/off with NFC Tags.
Automate your daily smartphone tasks! Using the android apps tasker & trigger, a dozen smartphone actions, settings, apps, and more can be toggled on/off with NFC Tags.
Program and draw your own NFC Tag idea! Great for teaching kids basic principles of programming.
Program and draw your own NFC Tag idea! Great for teaching kids basic principles of programming.

Our NFC Cards are easy to scan with a circuit large enough for users to succeed in scanning the first try no matter the location of their phone's NFC Chip.

Make more digital connections & less trash

Paper business cards always end up in the trash. Automatically provide your contact info, without making client's type all your info into their smartphone with a NFC Business Card.
Paper business cards always end up in the trash. Automatically provide your contact info, without making client's type all your info into their smartphone with a NFC Business Card.

Choose card Designs  

We want your suggestions. Please comment! Card designs will be added and modified as campaign stretch goals are reached.

At the end of the campaign we will send out a survey for you to choose your NFC Card designs.  

(All cards are standard CR80 iso size PVC material)

NEW DESIGNS

 NEW STRETCH GOAL - $6000

Alternate vertical card designs will be made available for all "premade designs" for you to select. 
We are in contact with a legal team that specializes in trademark usage and await their approval for these designs.
We are in contact with a legal team that specializes in trademark usage and await their approval for these designs.

Design your own NFC Business Card. 

Download the Custom NFC Card Template (Adobe Illustrator file)

Just insert your logo & text!


Use NFC Tags everywhere

Communicate Function with one glance.

96 Pictogram Stickers in each kit.

Rewards

Insert your Artwork into our template.

Download the Custom NFC Card Template (Adobe Illustrator file)

How do I Program NFC Tags?

For simple use cases programming generally takes less than a minute. Every kit includes a educational NFC pamphlet that teaches you the basics.
Some NFC Programming options such as URL's & Contact Info allow anyone to scan a tag without an app.  More complicated tasks such as automating SMS Commands to control Wifi Lights using the apps IFTTT + Tasker + Trigger will only work on the configured phone. Tutorials will be available on our website.  Here are our recommended existing NFC Tag programming applications. 

Android
Trigger + Tasker + IFTTT   |   NFC Tagwriter by NXP   |   Unified Remote  
Windows Phone
Blackberry
iOS
Soon?

Pushing the limits with Android

Can my phone NFC?

Click here to see a full list of all NFC enabled Phones

You can also access your phone's system settings and look for NFC . 

Be sure to turn NFC ON.

You can expect the best use case experience here. Google has pioneered NFC innovation for over 5 years and dozen's of powerful NFC programming apps are available today.

Due to a limited app selection and integration features users have limited capabilities. After scanning a tag there is a "security" confirmation tap, we hope Microsoft removes this unnecessary feature in the future.

We need Apple users to be vocal & contact Cupertino. The new iPhone 6 & other Apple products have NFC Chips, but are locked down to Apple Pay for now. Once developers have access to the NFC Chip, tag scanning should become a reality. WARNING! Support us at your own risk for compatibility in the future.

 Technical Specifications

  • Water Resistant
  • No batteries
  • Life Cycle of 100,000 scans
  • Only Anti-Metal NFC Tags work on Metal surfaces.
  • PVC Material Construction on all Tags
  • NFC Cards - NTAG216 - 888 bytes write-able memory
  • NFC Cards are standard iso CR80 credit card size - 85.5 mm x 54 mm
  • NFC Tags & Keychains - NTAG213 - 137 bytes write-able memory  - 25 mm diameter
  • Re-writable or Lockable to (read-only mode)

About Us


The PhoneHome Project got its roots in the New York Times reported Lehigh University Mountain Top Project.
Brian recently won 1st Place & $5500 in prizes in the Eureka! Ventures Competition Series for his work on the PhoneHome Project.

Brian Hruza (Founder) is a Mechanical Engineer from Lehigh University. Brian also works at Lehigh's Digital Media Studio helping students with graphic design and video editing projects. Brian's passions include photography, graphic design, video editing, 3D modeling, aerospace engineering, DIY projects, and hiking with "Ein the German Shepherd-Corgi mix". Brian has been creating NFC solutions for over 2 years, and strives to build highly customized products for both homes and businesses. 


Press Inquiries

Please contact us at support@phonehomeproject.com

Why Kickstarter?

Smartphones have revolutionized our daily lives, but create repetitive mundane tasks that NFC Tags eliminate. From business cards to small label stickers, NFC Tags come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. The PhoneHome Project aims to deliver a personalized NFC solution for both your home & business needs at an affordable cost. The PhoneHome Project needs your funds to cover the costs for manufacturing inventory, & high level printing equipment.

To all the friends, fans, and family who have supported us. 

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Risks and challenges

Designing, manufacturing, and shipping 1000's of NFC Tags is no easy task. We did it once before with our first successful Kickstarter campaign, and we can do it again, better. Brian has a strong network of industry professionals to tap for advice on manufacturing practices, quality control, and shipping logistics in case of any unforeseen challenges. Coordination with multiple manufacturers, with various lead times will be managed with transparency in the effort to deliver PhoneHome NFC Tags as soon as possible.

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    NFC Beginner Kit
    3 NFC Cards (Choose each Design)
    1 NFC Keychains
    1 NFC Coins
    How to Program NFC Tags guide

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    Early Bird - NFC Standard Kit:
    5 NFC Cards (Choose each Design)
    1 NFC Keychains
    5 NFC Coins (1 Antimetal)
    96 Pictogram Stickers
    How to Program NFC Tags guide

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    NFC Standard Kit:
    5 NFC Cards (Choose each Design)
    1 NFC Keychains
    5 NFC Coins (1 Antimetal Tag)
    96 Pictogram Stickers
    How to Program NFC Tags guide

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    Early Bird - NFC Power Kit:
    10 NFC Cards (Choose each Design)
    2 NFC Keychains
    10 NFC Coins (1 Antimetal Tag)
    96 Pictogram Stickers
    How to Program NFC Tags guide

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    NFC Power Kit:
    10 NFC Cards (Choose each Design)
    2 NFC Keychains
    10 NFC Coins + 1 Antimetal Tag
    96 Pictogram Stickers
    How to Program NFC Tags guide

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    CUSTOM PRINT NFC CARD SETS

    Your design printed front & back
    (or 3M adhesive on back available)

    1 Set of 25- $50
    1 Set of 50 - $75
    1 Set of 100 - $100
    1 Set of 200 - $175
    Provide your own design or work with our design team (Design fees apply).

    Design templates & other resources willl be made available on our website.

    Estimated delivery: Aug 2015
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    EARLY BIRD - FREE DESIGN SERVICES
    CUSTOM PRINT NFC BUSINESS CARD SETS

    Offered for a limited amount of customers. Work directly with the PhoneHome Project on skype/google hangouts to design your perfect Business Card. Limit of 2 revisions.

    Your design printed front & back

    1 Set of 100 - $100
    1 Set of 200 - $175

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