What ?

Vaalthu is an mobile app that gives life to the static greeting cards by using augmented reality technology. It is in pre-beta stage.

Here’s how it works:

Sender

  • Creates the greeting card and customizes with picture and video.
  • Prints the greeting card, adds any handwritten notes, drawings,..
  • Mails it.

Receiver

  • Opens Vaalthu mobile app.
  • Scans the picture in the greeting card from the Vaalthu app.
  • Enjoys the magic!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vaalthu?

Vaalthu is an mobile app that gives life to the static greeting cards by using augmented reality technology. It is in pre-beta stage.

What is so special about Vaalthu?

The charm of connecting with people through paper and pen in a Greeting card is amazing! ‘Augmented reality’ technology provides the opportunity to turn the ordinary paper greeting card to a screen on which you can watch a video with sound! It provides the warmth of personal touch covering the BEST of both physical and virtual worlds.

What does ‘Vaalthu’ mean?

‘Vaalthu’ means ‘Greeting’ in Tamil language.

Can I write on the Greeting card?

Absolutely! The handwritten letter is back and this trend is a perfect demonstration of the value of old fashioned Handwritten notes. ‘Vaalthu’ provides the warmth of personal touch covering the BEST of both physical and virtual worlds.

What is needed to send a Vaathu Greeting card to my friend with Augmented Reality Video playback?

The sender need to download the Vaalthu mobile app from the App store. Create a card, customize it with photo & video to go along with it. Print the card and mail it to the friend.

What is needed to view the Augmented Reality Video in the Vaathu Greeting card that I received from my friend?

The receiver need to download the Vaalthu mobile app from the App store. Open the postal mail and scan the picture from the Vaalthu app to view the video.

Can we do only Video playback in Vaalthu?

Right now it only supports video playback. We are also working on showing 3D models (just like Pokemom Go game). Coming soon..