Webometric Thoughts

November 26, 2008

QR Codes all over the place!

Filed under: Pepsi,QR codes — admin @ 2:02 pm

According to my webometrics Reddit I have been waiting 28 days to get a Pepsi Max with a QR code on it. Today I finally got one:

Just half an hour before, I received a poster from Wolverhampton’s School of Art and Design with a QR code on it, both as an illustration of the subject of the talk and as a means of providing further information:

… a close up of the code:

Whereas the Pepsi QR code merely gives a link to the Pepsi site, the Wolverhampton code provides details of the lecture, a link for further information on the speaker, and even includes information about how to scan the QR code (taking advantage of the level of error correction in QR codes). Could it be that Wolverhampton’s School of Art & Design have more successfully utilised QR Codes than the multi-billion dollar PepsiCo?

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