Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Bar Coding Fun

Smartpox is a cool bar coding concept I've seen a few other places. Basically, you encode a small chunk of info into a bar code. You then spread this image around. Finally, you can decode this image into the raw data via your cell phone's camera.

Think of it as your own personal CueCat setup.

Unfortunately, my sidekick doesn't support their J2ME app to read the bar code. But it's still really interesting software. Your typical nifty-concept-but-not-sure-how-I-would-use-it-ware.

I can't do much with it...but here's my first Smartpox:

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