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For sharing multiple stories Bluetooth is better. For sharing a single story (or maybe an experience) a QR code is better. A user isn't going to want to repeat the photo->import->verify process for more than a story or two. Especially not while the other user is patiently waiting and holding their phone steady or queueing up the next code. So Bluetooth is ...


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A complete short story may not fit into the limited amount of data that can be stored within a standard 2D matrix barcode. According to Wikipedia, that’s a maximum of few thousand characters for QR codes and Data Matrix. Therefore, speed and ease-of-use may not be the decisive factors here and you have to use some wireless technology like Bluetooth or Wi-Fi ...


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In this particular case I believe you'd be limited more so by the technology than the UX design. According to this page http://qrcode.meetheed.com/question3.php a QR code can store a maximum of 4,296 characters. Which is likely 500-700 words (greatly varies of course). So if you intend to allow your users to have larger stories than that then QR codes are ...


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Going with the existing approach of your app, without requiring internet, you might consider using multiple QR codes. Two could probably be displayed on a smartphone, for example, at the same time. Beyond two, this might start seeming unwieldy, though. Putting a URL in a QR code, as you noted, is a commonly used solution. It will scale better to a much ...


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This is a good idea but let's go a step further? Why are they exchanging information and what's the frequency? Can we use Bluetooth and pair them and send it back and forth? Even better what about nfc? Maybe bump them to send it or bump them to establish a bluetooth connection and send the large data. But large QR codes is going to be annoying after a ...



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