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Introducing Qrpedia.org Bamkin and Eden
Who Am I? <ul><li>Terence Eden
Mobile Internet Consultant with 8 years experience in Mobile Web
Questions? Please interrupt me!
Shy? Tweet me - @edent
Bored? Read my blog  http://shkspr.mobi/blog/   </li></ul>
And Who Is He? <ul><li>Roger Bamkin aka @Victuallers
Wikipedian admin
GLAM Ambassador - Working for a year with the Derby Museum and British Museum to make the best use of Wikipedia. </li></ul>
What's a Barcode?
What Can A Barcode Do? <ul><li>Machine Readable
Hold a single number
Client has to query a database to find out what the number means </li></ul>More info at  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barc...
 
What Is A QR Code? <ul><li>Free and Open Standard
Can hold URLs
Quick and easy to scan
Works on  all   cameraphones not just “smartphones”
Free apps for  all  platforms </li><ul><li>http://GetReader.com </li></ul></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
Why Should Museums Use QR Codes? Let me tell you a story....
This Is The British Museum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:British_museum_entrance.jpg
Learned Men Examine The Rossetta Stone http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rosetta_Stone_International_Congress_of_Orientali...
The Rossetta Stone Today
Not So Learned Men* *And  women!
Not Much To Learn <ul><li>Limited Information
Mono-Lingual
Unchanging </li></ul><ul>Let's Make it... <li>Learned
Multi -Lingual
Evolving </li></ul>
What if there were a seamless and low-cost way to harness the synergies between the self-organised online learning communi...
Welcome to QRpedia.org
Don't Tell The British Museum...
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The first public demonstration of QRpedia.org
Allows museums to create multi-lingual QR codes to link their exhibits to Wikipedia Mobile.

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Introducing QRpedia at Derby Museum

  1. 2. Introducing Qrpedia.org Bamkin and Eden
  2. 3. Who Am I? <ul><li>Terence Eden
  3. 4. Mobile Internet Consultant with 8 years experience in Mobile Web
  4. 5. Questions? Please interrupt me!
  5. 6. Shy? Tweet me - @edent
  6. 7. Bored? Read my blog http://shkspr.mobi/blog/ </li></ul>
  7. 8. And Who Is He? <ul><li>Roger Bamkin aka @Victuallers
  8. 9. Wikipedian admin
  9. 10. GLAM Ambassador - Working for a year with the Derby Museum and British Museum to make the best use of Wikipedia. </li></ul>
  10. 11. What's a Barcode?
  11. 12. What Can A Barcode Do? <ul><li>Machine Readable
  12. 13. Hold a single number
  13. 14. Client has to query a database to find out what the number means </li></ul>More info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcode
  14. 16. What Is A QR Code? <ul><li>Free and Open Standard
  15. 17. Can hold URLs
  16. 18. Quick and easy to scan
  17. 19. Works on all cameraphones not just “smartphones”
  18. 20. Free apps for all platforms </li><ul><li>http://GetReader.com </li></ul></ul>
  19. 26. Why Should Museums Use QR Codes? Let me tell you a story....
  20. 27. This Is The British Museum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:British_museum_entrance.jpg
  21. 28. Learned Men Examine The Rossetta Stone http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rosetta_Stone_International_Congress_of_Orientalists_ILN_1874.jpg
  22. 29. The Rossetta Stone Today
  23. 30. Not So Learned Men* *And women!
  24. 31. Not Much To Learn <ul><li>Limited Information
  25. 32. Mono-Lingual
  26. 33. Unchanging </li></ul><ul>Let's Make it... <li>Learned
  27. 34. Multi -Lingual
  28. 35. Evolving </li></ul>
  29. 36. What if there were a seamless and low-cost way to harness the synergies between the self-organised online learning communities and traditional knowledge based guardians of cultural treasures to provide a 360-degree solution to a diverse range of stakeholders?
  30. 37. Welcome to QRpedia.org
  31. 38. Don't Tell The British Museum...
  32. 39. A Quick Example
  33. 40. How It Works Visitor scans the QR code
  34. 41. How It Works Phone's web browser opens the URL embedded in the QR Code http://qrwp.org/Rossetta_Stone
  35. 42. How It Works QRWP detects the phone's language and automatically sends the phone to the <ul><li>language specific &
  36. 43. mobile friendly </li></ul>Wikipedia article
  37. 44. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossetta_Stone
  38. 45. http://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stein_von_Rosette
  39. 46. http://zh.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/ 羅塞塔石碑
  40. 47. Dealing With Other Languages <ul><li>25% - 50% of visitors to UK museums are foreigners*
  41. 48. Not every museum is in the UK
  42. 49. English is not the “most important” language on Wikipedia. </li></ul>* http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/about_us/doing_business_with_us/facts_and_figures.aspx * http://www.vam.ac.uk/about_va/international/international/index.html
  43. 50. Dealing With Other Languages <ul><li>In France, the Mona Lisa is called “La Joconde” </li></ul>
  44. 51. La Joconde http://fr.qrwp.org/La_Joconde
  45. 52. To Recap <ul><li>A QR code for every exhibit
  46. 53. Linked to Mobile Wikipedia
  47. 54. Automatically detect the visitor's language
  48. 55. Low capital cost
  49. 56. Low administration overhead </li></ul>
  50. 57. Thank You [email_address] - http://shkspr.mobi/blog/ - @edent +44 7717 512 963
  51. 58. Why use QRWP codes? <ul><li>Cheap! </li><ul><li>Quick and easy to create and print.
  52. 59. Continually updated </li></ul><li>Multi-Lingual </li><ul><li>Most articles available in >5 language
  53. 60. Up to 150 languages available </li></ul><li>Accessible </li><ul><li>Anyone with a phone can access </li></ul></ul>
  54. 61. Why use QRWP codes? <ul><li>If you have a limitless budget to continually update the information on your 100,000 plus artefacts then you don't need QR codes.
  55. 62. If you can supply most of your information in 5 or 6 languages and occasionally in 150 languages then you don't need QRWP codes
  56. 63. If your alternative is more accessible then the law will not oblige you to use other external sources </li></ul>
  57. 64. Opportunities <ul><li>Accessibility – Wikipedia can supply Simple English, Spoken Articles, Just pictures
  58. 65. Wikipedia has several sister projects with a similar structure to Wikipedia e.g. Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikispecies or Wikibooks </li></ul>
  59. 66. History <ul><li>1994 Toyota create a Quick response 2D bar code
  60. 67. 200? Mobile phones get cameras and access to the web
  61. 68. 201? Phone companies pre-install QR code readers
  62. 69. 2011 Wikipedia geek debate on “QR Codes in Museum”
  63. 70. 2011 Demo of QR demo at Derby blogged by @edent
  64. 71. Multi-lingual QR code Algorithm developed by @edent and @victuallers
  65. 72. Programming complete and QRWP live 30 March 2011
  66. 73. April 9 th - here </li></ul>

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