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  1. 2. <ul><li>QR Codes </li></ul><ul><li>What are QR Codes? </li></ul><ul><li>QR Download Resources </li></ul><ul><li>How “Smart” is your phone? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you see QR Codes? </li></ul><ul><li>Just a few purposes for QR Codes </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own QR Codes </li></ul>
  2. 3. What Are QR Codes? <ul><li>Interactive “quick response” two-dimensional barcodes to bolster consumer response </li></ul><ul><li>One-Step scan to information, typically about a product </li></ul><ul><li>Majority of codes are placed on print material </li></ul><ul><li>Snap a photo of the code using a smart phone or computer camera </li></ul><ul><li>Scan is read by QR Code Reader software to generate instant internet link to information, video or visual content </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>I- Nigma - Probably the most popular decoder/reader application and works on most of the popular phones. </li></ul><ul><li>Optiscan - Probably the best QR Code scanner for iPhones </li></ul><ul><li>QuickMark - Designed specifically for Windows Mobile and Symbian devices and pocket PC's. ( Supported Devices ) </li></ul><ul><li>Kaywa Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Jaxo Systems - Runs on most Java-enabled phones ( Supported Devices ) </li></ul><ul><li>Active Print - Pretty much just Nokia series 60 camera phones only </li></ul><ul><li>Nokia Reader - For the Nokia N80 series, but a few of the N90's as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Zxing - For the Android and iPhone plus quite a few others, but not Windows Mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>SnapMaze - QR code reader for Nokia, Sony Ericcson and Motorola phones ( Supported Devices ) </li></ul><ul><li>Red Laser - The award winning iPhone barcode scanner, but only for old style 1D codes </li></ul><ul><li>NeoReader - A good range of phones and mobile devices (including iPhone and Blackberry) and also available as AppStore download. ( Supported Devices List ) </li></ul>QR Code Download Resources
  4. 5. <ul><li>Iphones are equipped to read QR Codes </li></ul><ul><li>Blackberry phones (more recent versions) are QR friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Droids are QR capable </li></ul><ul><li>Check with your phone provider </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Many smart phones released prior to 2010 do not have software available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure you research the QR Code sites before you buy your phone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If your phone camera saves as an image and doesn’t trigger your internet to connect to the site scanned - Your camera doesn’t scan with a high enough resolution to focus the image and read the barcode </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum camera standard required to read QR Code is 2 megapixels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confirm with your phone provider your camera is capable of reading QR Code. </li></ul></ul></ul>How “Smart” is your phone?
  5. 6. Where do you see QR Codes? <ul><li>Print Media, such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines, Yellow Pages, Billboards, Signage </li></ul><ul><li>Posters, postcards, brochures, business cards </li></ul><ul><li>T-shirts, Trade show give-aways </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly flat surfaces, but look for TV ads and other media as well. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Just a few of the purposes for QR Codes <ul><li>Send Consumer to Website to learn about a product or for immediate purchase of a product </li></ul><ul><li>Download a short video – like movie trailers, “talking head” spokesperson about a product, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Download a calendar of events or classes </li></ul><ul><li>Enter an on-line contest – which allows site to capture buyer data </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up for information to be sent to you, by texting, email or snail mail </li></ul>
  7. 8. Create your own QR Codes <ul><li>Visit our website: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>To create your own FREE QR Code </li></ul>
  8. 9. SCAN THESE QR CODES <ul><li>Scan the left QR Code for our website </li></ul><ul><li>Scan the right QR Code to watch our UTube video to learn more about QR Codes. </li></ul>