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Image Viewing Software/Application Enable QR Code Identifying & Decoding Function

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000227787D
Publication Date: 2013-May-16
Document File: 1 page(s) / 20K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method with viewing image/pdf function of providing the capability to detect the QR code inside, highlight the QR code area and provide the decode function directly in order to help user effectively and efficiently understand the message conveyed by QR code in image or pdf file.

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Image Viewing Software/Application Enable QR Code Identifying & Decoding Function

    QR Code applies in many occasions and convey some information to audience. We have those codes around but rarely know what they are talking except we have decoding application installed on mobile phone. What if there's no decoding software or the code displays in image or PDF format ? The idea is to let information inside QR code could be understand more easily

    The software/application with viewing image/pdf function provide the capability to detect the QR code inside, highlight the QR code area and provide the decode function directly in order to help user effectively and efficiently understand the message conveyed by QR code in image or pdf file. QR code carries abundant information inside but user can't understand the information directly but needs to scan it and decode with specific decoder software. The current method decrease the utilization of QR code and make QR code become a toy than a tool. If the decoding function could exist in image-viewing software/application, the convey of information will become much easier.

    Step 1: The image/pdf viewing application on mobile device or the image/pdf viewing software on computer enable the function to detect QR code.

    Step 2: In the computer software, the cursor become a hand shape to show this area is clickable when cursor moves over the square area if the QR code is detected and decode directly. Then, the text inside QR code is dis...