2D barcodes (QR codes) and their applications

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A presentation given by web developer Rick Shun of the eHealth Strategy office on November 18, 2011, for our office's eHealth Investigative Partnership Program (eHIPP) learning rounds.

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2D barcodes (QR codes) and their applications

  1. 2. <ul><li>2-D barcodes (QR codes) and their applications </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Shun </li></ul><ul><li>UBC eHealth Strategy Office </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>What are those strange looking squares? </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>What are those strange looking squares? </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>What are those strange looking squares? </li></ul>
  5. 6. They are 2-D barcodes (also known as QR code). The QR is derived from “Quick Response” as the creator intended the code to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed.
  6. 7. <ul><li>QR code History </li></ul><ul><li>Created by Toyota subsidiary Denso Wave in 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Originally used to track vehicles during the manufacturing process </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Before 2-D barcode </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Advantages of QR code </li></ul>
  9. 10. Advantages of QR code
  10. 11. <ul><li>What can a QR code contain? </li></ul><ul><li>Contact information like business card </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>What can a QR code contain? </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar events </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>What can a QR code contain? </li></ul><ul><li>URLs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eg http://ehealth.med.ubc.ca/, www.ilovemusic.com </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>What can a QR code contain? </li></ul><ul><li>Google maps locations </li></ul><ul><li>SMS message </li></ul><ul><li>Text </li></ul><ul><li>Wifi login (Android only) include SSID and password of wifi connection </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Demo: How to create a QR code </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.qrstuff.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Use http://goo.gl/ to create QR code for website by shortening a URL, and adding .qr </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>QR code Reader for Java phone </li></ul><ul><li>Kaywa Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Bee Tagg </li></ul><ul><li>NeoReader </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>QR code Reader for iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>i-nigma 4 </li></ul><ul><li>QR Reader for iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>QR Scanner </li></ul><ul><li>Tap Reader </li></ul><ul><li>QR App </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>QR code Reader for Android </li></ul><ul><li>QR Droid </li></ul><ul><li>BeeTag QR Reader </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>QR code Reader for Blackberry </li></ul><ul><li>Mobiletag </li></ul><ul><li>I-nigma </li></ul><ul><li>ScanLife </li></ul><ul><li>BeeTagg </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Applications: electronic business card </li></ul>It includes my name, office phone number office address and email address. QR code for my info
  20. 21. <ul><li>Applications: electronic business card </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>Applications: electronic business card </li></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><li>Application: books </li></ul>Jules Verne “Around the world in eighty days” publish by ubitour
  23. 24. <ul><li>Application: books </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Application: books </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia book and add some fun to reader </li></ul><ul><li>2D barcode contains links to photos, audios, videos, maps, historical insights and travel journals. </li></ul><ul><li>We can do the same for medical documents. </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Application: Restaurant </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>Application: Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurants publish their foods nutrition facts on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>They can add QR code at the end of their menus </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>Application: Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>QR code bring customers to that nutrition facts tables and keep their menus same as original </li></ul><ul><li>Help customers to make their food orders decision. </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>Q&A time </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul>

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