New in version 5.02.01 of EasyBuilder Pro is the ability to create QR codes – this can be done statically or dynamically using registers on the HMI or connected PLCs.
Applications for QR codes on HMI applications:
- Links to online help or troubleshooting documentation
- Download PLC or Machine Operation manuals
- Call a phone number
- Instructional videos
- Product batch label or part number printing
What Is a QR Code?
QR stands for quick response; a QR code is a matrix barcode that is readable by QR barcode readers installed on smartphones. Information that is encoded by QR codes can include text, a URL, or a phone number.
Demo Easybuilder program
A simple example HMI program is available for download here. You will need minimum V5.02.01 to open this. Compile and use offline simulation to try it out for yourself.
Demo program – download QR Demo program here
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