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Spectrum Uses Mobile Device Technology to Stay Green

What’s the tie-in between mobile devices and being green? Simple – Quick Response codes.

Okay, backup. What is a Quick Response code? Commonly known as a QR code, it is a type of barcode consisting of contrasting color squares arranged on a square grid. The code can contain more than 4,000 alphanumeric characters. This gives the ability to store a significant amount of information in a small space and only the imagination limits what information lies behind the code! The QR code can be used to share information in many forms including links to documents and websites.The QR code can be read with free scanning apps that are available on all platforms used on mobile devices like smart phones and tablets. When you scan the QR code, your device can open a browser, download documents or even have a text message sent to you. Spectrum realized this technology could help solve a couple of problems. 

We attend many tradeshows and hand out a lot of literature from one-page brochures to full catalo…