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