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There’s a QR Code for That App!

by david
For the past few weeks, we have been Beta testing our latest code action, the OS Detection code.  This is our latest example of our Premium Codes, that use the analytics from mobile user traffic in real time to deliver dynamic and relevant content.  In this case, the code detects the OS (operating system) of the mobile device scanning the code, and redirects to content the code publishers choose to show. This works with both the ScanLife app, and any other standard QR Code reader. Of course, the best application for this code, is to get a mobile application!  Many brands and publishers have apps for iPhone, Android, and maybe BlackBerry.  A single OS Detection code can be created for all of the leading operating systems, and there is even a default landing page in case you have an app for two of these, but not the others. Here's a video showing how the same code goes to different app stores based on the device - Android and iPhone: Here's a video that shows how easy it is to do this with a ScanLife Business account: This takes minutes to set up, and you don't have to bother with building any landing pages or investing in extra mobile detection systems. You just plug in the URLs, and you're done! Here's a code to try it yourself: