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Conference Proceeding

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IEEE

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

School of Engineering (SOE)/Centre for Communications Engineering Research

RAS ID

10890

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This article was originally published as: Tan, K. , & Chai, D. K. (2010). A new perspective on first read rate of 2D barcodes in mobile applications. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies in Education. (pp. 192-194). . Kaohsiung, Taiwan. IEEE. Original article available here

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Abstract

The first read rate (FRR) has been one of the traditional benchmark metric for measuring the performance of barcode systems. In recent studies, it has been noted that the FRR alone is not a complete measure of user experience, especially of barcodes in mobile applications. In this paper, we present a further three factors that would influence the user experience of mobile 2D barcodes. Our investigation is based on a quantitative survey of a controlled study participated by 250 lay users of mobile phones, through reading QRCode and Data Matrix barcodes with a variety of camera mobile phones. Observations from our study correlate well with findings from other works.

DOI

10.1109/WMUTE.2010.45

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10.1109/WMUTE.2010.45