If one could bake a cake with QR Code on it, if one could knit a scarf with a QR code on it, make QR Code chocs and sweets, why not create a QR Code on sand, right? People who are into the QR Code fad are really an incredibly creative bunch of people who are relentlessly coming up with ideas on how to turn everything into a QR Code that cell phone users can make use of.
It was of course, with a lot of doubt because of QR Codes are made digitally or they’re constructed very carefully with the help of computers and a lot of measuring tape (and a calculator), but how does one go about creating a QR Code out of sand?
Apparently, it’s possible.
Sinap Co. Ltd. people sat down together one fine day in their meeting room (we’re assuming) and brainstormed on new creative ideas to reach its customers. When the question of making a QR Code right there on the sandy beaches, there was doubt, of course because you make QR Code on stuff that are relatively less fragile. You can print it on t-shirts, mugs and even on carpets, but with sand, a naturally fragile and easily disfigured substance, there are tons of arguments about how it would not work out.
But yes, they went ahead with it anyway….to create a human-sized QR Code right there on Shonan beach and based on responses from people who tried scanning the QR Code with their phones, the QR Code works!
What they’ll be trying to do next is perhaps to create another QR Code out of sand by teaming up with the people from Nishihama Surf Lifesaving Club to help educate people about keeping the beaches clean and how they can help.
As you can see from the video below, the ‘behind-the-scenes’ part isn’t as easy as one would like it to be:
More articles in this topic
Talk about marketing and you will get differing opinions on what works and what is effective. We have seen a lot of success stories as far as marketing is concerned, and this one is no exception. Martell Noblige Cognac brought together different types of marketing to come up with its latest campaign. The theme for […]Read more
When it comes to the environment, we all have to pitch in. While it is best to minimize the amount of waste we produce, there is still garbage that we have to take care of. One of the best ways to dispose garbage is to segregate it. You can always sell recyclable materials such as […]Read more
Parents of kids with autism have many fears. One of them is losing their kids as they wander off to some place they are not familiar with. QR codes have been helping parents with autistic kids. It is a fact that most kids with autism will wander and get lost with their parents. It happened […]Read more
- SCORE Uses QR Code for Marketing
- Interactive Totem Pole Uses QR Codes to Rebuild Sense of Community
- Broward County Library Gives Away iPads When You Complete Their QR Coded Questionnaire
- BudWeiser Gets People To Track Their Bud
- Three Mobile Sites to Learn From
- App Ideas: Two Great Apps That You Could Copy
- Google's Android OS Is Winning Over Apple's iOS
- Adding A Mobile Touch To Lottery Tickets
- Diesel Fuels Up With QR Code Facebook 'Like' Campaign
- QR Codes Hit Frankfurt Trains
Google Android news and discussion.
Deliver latest top technology stories and breaking IT news
Near Field Communication (NFC) news, ideas, projects and technologies.
QR Code, Datamatrix and other two dimensional barcode news and analysis.
Tips, advices, how-to's and DIYs for the latest technologies.