Rating: History function shows who you’ve scanned the morning after the Xmas party
A new app for iOS devices lets users have their very own personalised barcode for social networking purpose. Called ScanMe Barcode, it uses personalised QR barcodes to let people in the real world get instantly connected online. With SanMe, your unique barcode stores your personal contact information and links others to your social network profiles with one quick scan. Available to download from the Apple App Store right now here, the new free app from ScanMe is a convenient and simple way to get started.The ScanMe Barcode app lets you create your unique ScanMe barcode and set up your customisable scan page.
You can control and manage your scan page over at ScanMe.com to choose what people see when they scan you (such as your telephone number or current status on your social media profile).
Your unique barcode is for life no matter how many times you amend your details.
Using the ScanMe Barcode app ensures that you carry your barcode with you wherever you take your iPhone.
You can even set your barcode to be your ‘lock page’ wallpaper so if you are in a hurry you can display your barcode ready for scanning with just one tap.
Being a QR barcode, it is also universal so it can be scanned by most smartphones with a scanning app.
The free app also includes a barcode scanner that uses your iPhone camera to lock on to other peoples’ QR barcodes.
The maker claims that it’s a fun, quick and easy way to hook up online with new people at parties this Xmas and New Year.
No internet connection? No worries, you can scan other ScanMe barcodes offline.
The app includes a ‘history’ feature that will store the information of the barcodes you scan which you can then access as soon as you get back online.
You can also use the history feature to review who and when you have scanned someone. Useful if your memory is a bit sketchy after an Xmas party.
“It’s not essential to have the app to join the barcode revolution, we already have over 150,000 accounts and have created over 500,000 QR barcodes via the ScanMe.com website,”commented John Harrison, co-founder of ScanMe.
“some of which have been created for businesses and are being included on marketing material and business cards.
We also have a range of interactive merchandise such as T-shirts that our members can have their barcode printed on,” he added.
Visit www.ScanMe.com to view existing Scan Heroes and the Social Leaderboard.