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Designing a Color Barcode for Mobile Applications
April-June 2012 (vol. 11 no. 2)
pp. 50-55
Keng T. Tan, Hong Kong Baptist University
Douglas Chai, Edith Cowan University
Hiroko Kato, Edith Cowan University
Siong Khai Ong, Edith Cowan University

When used together with smartphones, a 2D barcode can provide a link between the digital and real worlds. With barcodes for mobile applications becoming the norm, the authors identify some key factors that enhance the user experience.

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Index Terms:
mobile applications, user interfaces, 2D barcodes
Citation:
Keng T. Tan, Douglas Chai, Hiroko Kato, Siong Khai Ong, "Designing a Color Barcode for Mobile Applications," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 50-55, April-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2010.67
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