QR CODES

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QR CODES
QR Codes
What are QR Codes?
How are QR Codes read?
How are QR Codes created?
How can we use QR codes in EH?
What are QR Codes?
• By now we have all seen these funny little
2 dimensional art deco looking squares
that are beginning to show up everywhere.
• QR codes can be used to redirect to a
website, insert contact information into the
user’s smart phone, send a text message
or provide text based information on the
readers smart phone.
How are QR Codes read?
• “There’s an app for that.”
• Its as simple as taking a picture of the QR
code with your smart phone and the app
reads the code, translates it and does
whatever the code is programmed to do.
• Many smart phones already have a code
reader app installed.
• There are several free and inexpensive
apps available online.
How are QR Codes created?
• There are several companies specializing
in QR Code generation as well as free
online code generators.
• http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
• http://www.waspbarcode.com/barcode_ma
ker/QRCodeMaker.aspx
How can we use QR codes in EH?
• Added to placards QR codes can direct
the reader to a website with more
information. Example: Food Facility Grade
cards could have A QR Code that takes
you to the county website where the latest
inspection report can be downloaded.
• Beach closure signs with a QR Code could
provide access to the latest info, a list of
safe beaches, etc.
How can we use QR codes in EH?
Discussion
HOW DO WE PROMOTE THE USE OF QR
CODES?

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