Sunday, August 31, 2008

QR map - 2

The long series of updates in our maps mashups (see Big Map, Mobile maps) - there is a new version for QR map too. See it here. We hope that the navigation is now much more flexible.

With QR Map you center the map so that the pointer is on your location (or use a search icon), set the scale and then click on the mail icon at the top of the map. You will see Tiny URL with QR code. E.g. (

The Tiny URL redirects to a Google Chart Server API generated QR Code. The QR Code decodes as a Google 240 x 320 static map for mobiles:

QR map is a very simply and elegant way for the map data delivery. E.g. mobile scans the code somewhere on the street and gets the map for the nearby area.

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