Brooklyn Orthodontist Dr. Ted Rothstein Initiates Use of QR Barcode to Inform Patients
QR (Quick Response), 2-Dimensional Barcode) AKA "Matrix" Barcode
If you have the QR scanning app on your mobile phone (free) and you scan the QR Barcode, my mobile website, mobile.drted.com will appear.
URL QR Barcode
|These are called QR Bar
Codes. You can obtain them free. I got mine from
There are 11 kinds of QR's: URL, Email, Phone, Text, Vcard, SMS, Text message, Youtube, FacebookProfile, TwitterProfile, Map, Graphical.
The two you see above are identical. In order to generate my QR 1. I was asked to choose which type I wanted. The one above has encoded
with the URL of my mobile website: http://www.mobile.drted.com. 2. I had to type in the address of my mobile URL. 3. Choose a color 4. Choose a size: S, M, L. Then all I had to do was click on the "DownLoad" box and voila it appeared on the screen. After that I was able to copy and paste it
into a Word document. You have only to open any magazine and see that almost every ad has a QR barcode embedded in it. Sometimes they are hard to see because they look like pretty designs and some may be less than the size of a stamp.
photos below you can see that I placed one on the front door of the
office and on the sign post in the court yard of my office location.
All they have to do with their Smart
phones/Iphone/Ipod/IttDroid is take a photo/scan the QR using a free app
that scans QR's and Lo and Behold
Ps: If you do a Google search for
"URL shortener" (http://goo.gl/) You
can paste in a long URL and Google will supply you with a mini-version
of it and supply you with a unique QR which is trackable (i.e. how many
times it was scanned). Moreover, you can enlarge the QR image from
On the sign post in the courtyard
On the entrance door
May 23, 2012