Kampala: Uganda: September 3, 2022: Iman Technologies today launched an exciting new digital product dubbed “Imani Smart Card”, a virtual business card to help companies, businesses and individuals easily share information, manage their social and professional connections and enable their experience of data sharing.
This was kicked off at the Omweso-Tubayo Market Day event at MoTIV where creatives, tech entrepreneurs and SMEs had the opportunity to exhibit and showcase their products to customers and the general public.
The rise of the digital business card market has been accelerated by the evolution of smartphones and its popularity among millennials.
According to a Market Research Future (MRSF) report cited by GlobeNewswire, the digital business card market will grow to US$242 million at a compound annual growth rate of 11.2% by 2027.
Speaking at the unveiling, Ivan Sewajje, Founder of Imani Technologies, said: “The concept of the Imani smart card was born during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the urgent need to create intelligent solutions for contactless network for businesses and individuals to experience a new way of sharing social contacts. , building a customer database and connecting to relevant networks and like-minded people with just one click.
This process has the ability to contribute to market growth through product convenience”
The multiple benefits that come with the card, including personalized, editable, contactless, affordable, eco-friendly, convenient and other options, and the flexibility to update changes such as details, addresses, contacts and others modifications as well as notifications and keeping in touch with established associates has the potential to add to the growth of the market.
“Our goal is to revolutionize the networking culture in Uganda. Our digital business cards are environmentally friendly, more interactive, cost effective and durable compared to paper cards used since the 17th century.
Imani smart cards are NFC-enabled and compatible with all IOS and Android smartphones. They can be customized to fit your brand, your style, your business and an organization’s system.
Also, they can be used to share information with anyone, anytime seamlessly,” Sewajje added.
According to Ivy Kayitesi, Customer Relations Manager, we have segmented Imani smart cards into three digital products tailored to the needs of our customers. “ImaniConnect, our flagship card that allows the user to share information using Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology or a personalized QR code for those without NFC to establish connections network. The card also allows customers to control and modify their accounts according to their needs. »
“The ImaniAdapt card is more personalized for customers and organizations to own the cards based on their brand name, logos and colors.
This is meant to give them the opportunity to stand out and make the first impression when presenting, selling and getting the attention they need.
And finally the ImaniBlend card, our premium product, which has been modified to serve as both a customer ID card and a smart business card,” added Kayitesi.
Each year, more than 100 billion business cards are produced worldwide and 88% are discarded within a week. “Our goal at Imani Technologies is to produce environmentally friendly products that contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions to offer a more reliable, secure, durable and environmentally friendly solution.
It’s also contactless, easy to update, and allows customers to automatically scan their information,” Kayitesi pointed out.