| Bring us your
Qr-code, or let us create one for you - and we can integrate it into
Van Winkle Signs
We are Toronto sign company serving the GTA that designs and
installs signs for business and residential uses.
can produce QR-codes for your commercial,
indoor and outdoor signage in the GTA area.
We manufacture custom signage and also supply pre-cast letters, vinyl
banners, pressure-sensitive letter, short-term use signs,
and much more.
We believe that
most of your needs will be met with just one call.
QR-Codes on Signs Page
Quick Response (QR) Codes
What are QR Codes?
You might have noticed images like the
one on the left appearing in various places lately. On a newspaper ad, on
a brochure or a sign, even belt buckles (at a wired.com page - link that's been expired) and t-shirts now. It
is known as a QR, or a "quick
response" code. QR codes are a type of barcode which can be read using
a smart phone's camera with the appropriate app (software) installed.
QR codes can contain
different kinds of information such as web links/URLs, phone numbers,
pieces of textual information, or even a combination of these. This includes a Twitter or Facebook page.
scan a QR code that contains a URL link and your mobile phone has
access, you can use your phone´s browser to open the link.
Alternatively you can
save the information and use it later – it will at least save you
write it down at the time. Other kinds of information can also be saved
to read QR Codes
To read QR codes,
- A smart phone (or tablet) with a camera and
an internet connection.
- Appropriate QR reader software.
The software required to read QR codes is freely available for many
modern makes and models. iPhone/iTouch users can download the software
from the iTunes app store for free or a nominal charge. The i-nigma
reader is available for over 250 handsets and can be downloaded from http://i-nigma.com/Downloadi-nigmaReader.html.
Alternatively, readers are available from other sources on the web.
Some phones, such as modern Nokias have the software pre-installed.
- Once you have the QR code reader software on
your phone, you are ready to scan in and read QR codes – it is just
like taking a picture on your phone. Frame the QR code in
your view finder and you will be taken to the web page or multimedia
QR codes QR Codes can be used on signs, magazines, billboards, buses, business cards, product displays or just about any visual media.
|Van Winkle Signs can provide
custom 2D codes for your signage needs.
We can provide various signage solutions with
Be sure to read some tips (do's and don'ts) on effectively
using 2D codes or ask us for more information."
Inside or outside Van Winkle
Signs can meet your business' sign needs with a wide range
VAN WINKLE SIGN & DISPLAY
2 Thorncliffe Park Drive, Unit
Toronto, Ontario, M4H 1H2 Canada
Tel: (416) 489-0193