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February 8, 2011 / julibou

WAMI-CODES

What are the WAMI Codes® ?

WAMI Codes® are a type of QR Codes (1) that are used to share locations. (buildings, business, objects or anything that can referenced for their geographical longitude and latitude)
WAMI Codes ® is the acronym of WHERE/WHO AM I Codes

The WAMI codes® links to our website file (www.wamicodes.com/wami.php ), that shows the location (using latitude and longitude).

(1)Wikipedia. “QR Code is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code),
readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones.
The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background.
The information encoded can be text, URL or other data”.

HOW Use of WAMI Codes® ?

WAMI Codes® can be print in Business Cards, Flyers, or any printing support. Also WAMI Codes® are available in websites.
When a user wants to access or wants to know where is a specific business, person, etc… referenced in a WAMI Code® , he/she needs to:

  • Scan the code (using the scanner on their mobile camera)
  • Store the picture in the mobile (depends of the scanner software)
  • Open the link

and a web page appears with the location

Example of WAMI Codes®

This WAMI Code® links to Location:
http://www.wamicodes.com/wami.php?rel=1&typ=1&lat=41.4465&lon=2.0858&text=BEAN LOGIC

If you click in the WAMI CODE you can see which would be the result of opening the link through the scanner

Fields of WAMI Codes® ?

Currently WAMI Codes® has the following fields

  • The web file to open. (in wamicodes.com)
  • The Latitude of the location
  • The Longitude of the location
  • A free text to reference (by example Business, commercial name, …)

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