So is the QR code just a link to the page where you can view where the
On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Jacqueline Brudlos <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Hello, everyone. I'm a new member to this listserv (Thanks, Pete!) and I
> have a dilemma/question (I did try to search through the archive first, but
> didn't find anything to help me).
> Parking and Transportation Services is working to launch NextBus, a
> feature showing students/staff where all of the shuttle buses are in
> real-time. See the whole system on your desktop computer, call a number at
> a particular bus stop and hear "next bus arrives in 2 minutes" OR scan the
> QR code and get info on your smartphone.
> Is anyone an expert on those QR codes?
> Admittedly, I'm completely in the dark on this technology/marketing tool
> (my phone doesn't even take pictures - that's how outdated I am - LOL).
> My plan was to work with the Sign Stop to revise the current signage at
> the campus shuttle stops - specifically adding a graphic overlay to each
> sign. BUT these signs are typically 6-8 feet off the ground. Upon further
> research online, it sounds to me like I'll need to make the barcode around
> 8 inches square. Does anyone use these codes personally or professionally?
> Does it work from a distance? Does the code need to be THAT large?
> Based on what I found online today, it sounds to me that my plan to revise
> the current signage won't work. I think I'm going to have to make a second
> 8.5x11 size sign.
> I'm just trying to not waste time/money on doing this wrong. Does anyone
> have any advice for me?
> Thanks in advance.
> JACQUELINE BRUDLOS
> Communications Manager | Parking and Transportation Services
> University of Minnesota
> 511 Washington Ave SE | 300 TSB | Minneapolis, MN 55455
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