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Research

Our current research project is on the ability of cell phones to scan designer QR Codes (QR Codes with images in them or where they have been modified to be more artistic). Our survey is open to everyone who has a cell phone. If you want to take it, the link is http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QRCode_Research.

Be sure to check back here from time to time as we will be posting inital results on a regular basis. The current version (1/9/2013) can be seen here (PDF).

Past Research

Past research  conducted by lab personnel is both in the public domain and for private companies. Included in the list of research activities are:

  • QR Code size testing
  • Symbology robustness testing (scanned over 36 million bar codes)
  • RFID functionality testing for a major RFID hardware supplier
  • Bar code printer performance comparisons
  • Data matrix and PDF 417 Data Integrity Test
  • Code 16K and Code 49 Data Integrity Test
  • RFDC portable data terminal environmental robustness
  • Ink Jet Direct Part Marking on metal tubing.
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