Teaching ResourceScientific Communication

Embed Dynamic Content in Your Poster

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Science Signaling  29 Jan 2013:
Vol. 6, Issue 260, pp. tr1
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.2003623

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A new technology has emerged that will facilitate the presentation of dynamic or otherwise inaccessible data on posters at scientific meetings. Video, audio, or other digital files hosted on mobile-friendly sites can be linked to through a quick response (QR) code, a two-dimensional barcode that can be scanned by smartphones, which then display the content. This approach is more affordable than acquiring tablet computers for playing dynamic content and can reach many users at large conferences. This resource details how to host videos, generate QR codes, and view the associated files on mobile devices.

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