Springwise: QR Code Graffiti Can Be Read By Viewer’s Phones

Springwise: QR Code Graffiti Can Be Read By Viewer’s Phones
technology

The Graffiti Codes project aims to turn illustrations into data-carrying signals that can be drawn and read by iPhones.

Keerthana Jagadeesh
  • 11 july 2013

While we’ve seen some creative uses of the QR code, as well as alternatives such as the sound-based Chirp, so far they have been limited to computer-generated images. Researchers at MIT’s Media Lab are hoping to create Graffiti Codes – turning hand-drawn paths on any surface into readable, data-carrying signals.

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