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Presented to Mullen Library at The Catholic University of America on July 20, 2010.

Presented to Mullen Library at The Catholic University of America on July 20, 2010.

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  • 1. QR Codes Jonathan Smith The Catholic University of America
  • 2. What is a Quick Response Code? Image credit: Denso Wave Inc.   http://www.denso-wave.com/qrcode/aboutqr-e.html
    • QR Code data capacity:
      • Numeric: 7,089 characters
      • Alphanumeric: 4,296 characters
    • UPC-A data capacity:
      • Numeric: 12 characters
      • Alphanumeric: 0 characters
  • 3. What to do with all of that data?
      • Multiple paragraphs of text.
      • Website address (URL)
      • Phone Number
      • SMS (Text message)
      • Contact information
      • Calendar event
    Image credit: Gia's Blog  http://www.giagia.co.uk/2007/09/11/spread-the-virus/
  • 4. How to access that data?
    • Required:
      • Camera phone
      • QR Code reader
    • Not sure if you phone can use a QR Code reader?  See:   http://bit.ly/1dUIpu
    Image credit: Intel Student Design  http://interactive.usc.edu/intelstudentdesign/2009/08/photos_of_qr_code_scanning_for.html
  • 5. Image credit:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/betsyweber/4430726235/
  • 6.  
  • 7. How do you make a QR Code?
    • Web search: "qr code generator"
    • There are many free online generators, some pay services have extra features.
      •   Kaywa  http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
      •   ZXing Project   http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/
  • 8. Uses: More info please?
  • 9. Uses: A video tutorial?
  • 10. Uses: Scavenger hunt?
  • 11. Uses: Link to website?
  • 12.
    • Thank you.
    • This presentation is at:   http://bit.ly/9tV5ZQ