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QR Codes<br />By: Nichole Ackerman<br />03/24/2011<br />
QR = Quick Response<br />
History<br />In 1994, Japanese company Denso Wave Incorporated (a subsidiary of Toyota) developed the first QR code<br />D...
Capacity<br />Traditional bar codes can store up to 20 characters<br />QR codes can store 7,089 numeric and 4,295 alphanum...
QR Codes are 2D (two-dimensional)<br />image by Denso Wave Incorporated <br />
Where do you find QR codes?<br />?<br />image by technologyqw.com<br />
Magazines<br />image by basketball-news-update.com<br />image by acegroupnyc.com<br />
Television<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />image by yasni.com<br />
Internet<br />image by projectgutenberg.org<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />
Products<br />image by 2dbarcodestrategy.com<br />image by picplz.com/brittanycooper<br />
On the Street<br />image by acegroupnyc.com<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />
Art<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />image by thinkerbelle.me<br />
Libraries<br />image by Flickr user Robin M. Ashford<br />image by blog.ovrdrv.com<br />
What’s in a QR code?<br />?<br />
“…the QR code has become the shortest distance between curiosity and information retrieval.”<br />- Hamilton Chan (2011)  ...
QR codes can contain…<br />
Scanning<br />QR codes can be read by dedicated QR code scanners, tablet computers (like the iPad), or smartphones<br />
Scanning<br />Smartphones and tablet computers must have a camera with auto-focus and a scanning application (app)<br />
QR Code Actions<br />QR codes cause smartphones or tablet computers to perform a variety of actions including:<br /><ul><l...
 send an email
 send a text message
 add contact information to the phone
 upload an event to the phone’s calendar</li></li></ul><li>Top QR Code Apps<br /><ul><li>i-nigma
Mobiletag
NeoReader
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  1. 1. QR Codes<br />By: Nichole Ackerman<br />03/24/2011<br />
  2. 2. QR = Quick Response<br />
  3. 3. History<br />In 1994, Japanese company Denso Wave Incorporated (a subsidiary of Toyota) developed the first QR code<br />Denso Wave needed an easily scannable code that could store more data than traditional bar codes<br />
  4. 4. Capacity<br />Traditional bar codes can store up to 20 characters<br />QR codes can store 7,089 numeric and 4,295 alphanumeric characters<br />The 2D (two-dimensional) design of QR codes allows it to hold more data than bar codes<br />
  5. 5. QR Codes are 2D (two-dimensional)<br />image by Denso Wave Incorporated <br />
  6. 6. Where do you find QR codes?<br />?<br />image by technologyqw.com<br />
  7. 7. Magazines<br />image by basketball-news-update.com<br />image by acegroupnyc.com<br />
  8. 8. Television<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />image by yasni.com<br />
  9. 9. Internet<br />image by projectgutenberg.org<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />
  10. 10. Products<br />image by 2dbarcodestrategy.com<br />image by picplz.com/brittanycooper<br />
  11. 11. On the Street<br />image by acegroupnyc.com<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />
  12. 12. Art<br />image by 2d-code.co.uk<br />image by thinkerbelle.me<br />
  13. 13. Libraries<br />image by Flickr user Robin M. Ashford<br />image by blog.ovrdrv.com<br />
  14. 14. What’s in a QR code?<br />?<br />
  15. 15. “…the QR code has become the shortest distance between curiosity and information retrieval.”<br />- Hamilton Chan (2011) <br />
  16. 16. QR codes can contain…<br />
  17. 17. Scanning<br />QR codes can be read by dedicated QR code scanners, tablet computers (like the iPad), or smartphones<br />
  18. 18. Scanning<br />Smartphones and tablet computers must have a camera with auto-focus and a scanning application (app)<br />
  19. 19. QR Code Actions<br />QR codes cause smartphones or tablet computers to perform a variety of actions including:<br /><ul><li> open a webpage
  20. 20. send an email
  21. 21. send a text message
  22. 22. add contact information to the phone
  23. 23. upload an event to the phone’s calendar</li></li></ul><li>Top QR Code Apps<br /><ul><li>i-nigma
  24. 24. Mobiletag
  25. 25. NeoReader
  26. 26. QuickMark
  27. 27. ScanLife
  28. 28. UpCode</li></li></ul><li>Anyone with a computer and internet connection can create a QR code – for free!<br />
  29. 29. QR Code Generators<br /><ul><li> qrstuff.com
  30. 30. mobile-barcodes.com
  31. 31. qr.kaywa.com
  32. 32. jumpscan.com (mobile business cards)</li></li></ul><li>When creating a QR code, make sure the landing page is mobile ready and the content is valuable.<br />
  33. 33. Mobile vs Non-Mobile Ready<br />Non-Mobile Ready<br />Mobile Ready<br />
  34. 34. References<br />Denso Wave Incorporated. (2010). About QR Code. Retrieved from http://www.denso-wave.com/qrcode/aboutqr-e.html<br />Chan, Hamilton. (2011, March 8). Why QR codes will go mainstream. Retrieved from http://mashable.com/2011/03/08/mainstream-qr-codes/<br />Mobile-Barcodes. (n.d.). About QR-Codes. Retrieved from http://www.mobile-barcodes.com/about-qr-codes/<br />Roger,. (2009, September 14). The three rules of QR codes. Retrieved from http://2d-code.co.uk/three-rules-of-qr-codes<br />
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