How it works

  1. Upload your business card design

    Your business card image will trigger the AR experience

  2. Personalise it

    Enter your personal information to customise your AR business card

  3. We'll add a QR code to your design

    Use the updated business card design to print your new business cards. Scanning the QR code will trigger the AR experience.

What you can include

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Contact Information
Allow users to tap on your contact details to reach you.

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Include a headshot and a picture of some of your work.

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Social Links
Add links to your social media profiles that users can simply tap on.

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Give people a quick overview of what you do and how you can help them.

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Start creating

No mobile app needed. Activate your AR business card through your mobile browser.

Frequently asked questions

  • Our AR business card preview doesn’t currently support video preview, but please rest assured that your video will appear in the final AR business card experience.

  • You will receive an updated image of your business card with the QR code added to it, which you can print directly. This will allow you to incorporate your AR experience into your business card.

    We will also send you the standalone QR code image, if you would prefer to add it in yourself.

  • We don’t print physical business cards, we provide an updated image of your business card with a QR code that trigger your AR experience. You can simply use this image to print your business cards.

    We will also send you the standalone QR code image.

  • An AR business card is an AR experience that brings people additional information about you that would be impossible to fit into your business card. The AR experience can be accessed by scanning a QR code printed onto your business card.

    Your AR business card is a sort of virtual ad for yourself, including additional content such as images, video, social links and more.

  • AR business cards work in the following way:

    1. You scan the QR code on your business card using your phone camera or QR code reader app.
    2. Your phone camera visualises your business card position and location
    3. AR content appears hovering over the card
    4. You are now able to interact with this content by tapping on your screen or by moving your physical business card around.
  • No, the majority of smartphone camera apps are able to scan QR codes, which will trigger the AR experience in the mobile browser. You don’t need to download any other apps to access this.

  • You will receive your updated business card image and QR code image within 2 working days.

  • You will receive your updated business card image and QR code image within 2 working days.

    If you are not happy with your AR business card, we will be happy to process any refund requests submitted within 14 working days. Just drop us an email on

    Poplar won’t be able to refund any costs incurred by printing the business cards, should you not be happy with the AR experience.

  • AR business cards are supported on iOS devices starting from iPhone SE and iPad (5th generation), as well as Android devices that support Android 7.0 or later.

  • Not all business card designs are ideal for AR technology. To ensure that your AR business card works well, please ensure that the design:

    • Uses a photograph or a design rather than a plain colour.
    • Has a good contrast, with bright and dark regions.
    • Doesn’t contain repetitive patterns and avoids symmetry.
    • Is evenly spaced out across the business card, with no blank areas.


    Example of a good design:

    Example of a bad design: