Experience the new way to make friends and win customers!
FriendChip is a pocket-size device that sends your profile to people nearby.
Your FriendChip profile
Create your profile with information about you, your business and your social media or e-commerce engagements. Also, you can enter a message that will be displayed on people’s mobile devices.
Your profile provides links to all your social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and enriches your information with videos and images.
Visitors can write you a direct message or leave a comment on your pinboard.
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Make new friends
Are you new in town? Are you looking for some new buddies? Do you need people to play cards with? Are you single? Send your profile to people nearby and make new friends!
Make new business contacts
Use FriendChip to get new business contacts during exhibitions, congresses or team events. Introduce yourself or your company using your FriendChip profile.
Promote your music or artwork
Promote your songs, event dates, YouTube channel or online shop. You can also use the FriendChip YouTube or Instagram integration for a unique visitor experience.
Wearable technology for your pet
Use FriendChip to give your favourite 4-legged companion (cat, dog, chameleon…) a digital profile and get in touch with other pet owners. FriendChips are also useful to see which other pets (and pet owners) are around you.
Promote your café, bar or restaurant
Send curated, targeted messages and offers, entice your customers to visit your business.
Unite your local and your online shop!
FriendChip will help you connect your local shop with the digital world.
Present your products on customer’s devices
Market your products with added multimedia elements like videos and interactive options directly at the Point of Sale. Build an online dialogue between your product experts and customers, anytime, anywhere!
Promote your market stand, trade fair stand or food truck
Market your stand or food truck on nearby smartphones. Post an offer or message to promote your digital profile with further information about your website, online shops or social media engagements.
Digitize your public transport stations
FriendChip can share latest, up-to-date timetables, relevant information and allow you to quickly access official online ticket shops. In addition, it is possible to set up a station pinboard or news system.
How do people discover your FriendChip profile?
On Android devices
If other users have an Android device with activated Nearby*, they turn on their screen and see FriendChips around them in their notification bar with your custom message without using any app.
If they click on your message, they will have access to your FriendChip profile.
*Nearby is an Android feature available on devices running Android KitKat (4.4) and above. Bluetooth and Location must be turned on. See how to activate it.
On iOS devices
If other users have an iOS device such as an iPhone or an iPad, they just have to download and activate the Chrome app in their Notification Center. Bluetooth is also necessary. So if users turn on their screen they can see FriendChips around them in their Notification Center with your custom message, without using any app*.
If they click on your message, they will have access to your profile.