The Air Source » Blog Archive » Scanning the Royal Dutch Mint’s new QR Code coin – what’s behind that code | QR-Code and its applications |
That’s all very interesting, but the big question for those of us who have been following the progress of QR code usage is, does it work? By that I don’t just mean, “Does it scan?”, but “Does it lead somewhere with added value?”. Does it give the user a reward for taking out their mobile phone, opening their scanning app (Optiscan for you iPhone users of course ) and capturing the QR code? Well, sort of.

Dutch Mint QR code site initial video

When scanned, you are prompted to watch a short video. An overclocked journey in through the front door of the Mint leading to a bin full of the new coins, with a soundtrack straight from a suspense thriller.