Office Lens App Updated with Business Card Mode

Microsoft has updated their Office Lens app for Windows Phone today, adding an experimental Business Card mode to the whiteboard and documents capture app even more powerful.  If you are not familiar with Office Lens, it allows you to snap a photo of a whiteboard, blackboard or document and it will scan them and save them to your Windows Phone and/or OneDrive.  The app is very powerful and is able to handle taking photos from side angles to give you a front facing view. It is a free app and one I recommend.

Office Lens for Windows Phone – Free – Download Now

The  new Business Card mode of Office Lens allows you to capture business cards and extract the information on those cards into OneNote.  Contact information is also saved as a VCF file that you can open from OneNote on your PC or phone and add it to your

Office Lens for Windows Phone
Office Lens for Windows Phone

contact list.

The feature right now works best with US English based Business cards.

In addition to this new feature, the release notes also indicated that the image processing, especially on budget devices.

Office Lens for Windows Phone is a free app.

Office Lens for Windows Phone – Free – Download Now