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QR (Quick Response) codes are popping up everywhere! Perhaps you’ve seen them in magazines and on billboards. On a web page or even on someone’s t-shirt? Well, it’s official. AWSUM now has them too! Here’s how they work …

quick (hence the Q in QR) and easy way to link the physical world with the virtual world.

WHAT ARE QR CODES? Well, they are similar to normal barcodes you find on everyday products. QR codes are chunks of information encoded in a two-dimensional graphic. Whereas a supermarket barcode consists of vertical lines, a QR code encodes info vertically and horizontally – so you can get more info on it. You scan QR codes with your mobile phone or tablet.

HOW DO YOU READ QR CODES? These are the two essential things you need to read a QR code: • a mobile smart phone or tablet with a camera • a piece of software called a QR reader: this you can download for free from most app stores. • Open the QR reader app on your phone. Point your phone camera at the bar code and snap! ▪ If your phone is scanning the code correctly, you will then see a link and be taken to it immediately Scan the two QR codes at the top of this paper to read AWSUM online or to like us on Facebook. Happy scanning!

WHERE CAN YOU FIND QR CODES? A QR code might contain nutritional information on your breakfast cereal box. Or it can contain travel information at your bus stop, or a link to an online timetable. A code can be included on your business card, e.g. to include a direct link to your online CV, or links to resources such as an online video. You scan it with your mobile phone, and can then access specific information, or online resources, connected to that object. It’s a

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