Barcode device

  • US 8,733,657 B2
  • Filed: 03/07/2013
  • Issued: 05/27/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/18/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A system for encoding a two-dimensional barcode, comprising:

  • a computer controlled input interface receiving first information and second information;

    the first information comprising a first value comprising an indication of a command;

    the second information comprising a second value related to execution of the command and the second value is a pointer addressing a database entry of a non-transitory computer readable storage medium, the non-transitory computer readable storage medium comprising a database stored on the Internet;

    the database entry comprising a URL;

    a computer controlled encoder encoding the first value and the second value into the two-dimensional barcode;

    wherein when a computer-controlled reading device reads the barcode, the device executes the command and passes the second value to the command, and the command, upon execution, accepts the second value as the pointer addressing the database entry and returns the URL in the addressed database entry to the computer-controlled device.

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