At the 2011 Valero Tournament professional golfer Brendan Steele was making just his 12th start on the PGA tour. It was the last day of the tournament and he was standing on the 18th green, seven feet from the hole, with a chance to win it. Before attempting his putt he had a little talk with himself.
This was an experiment to create a personal assistant using Microsoft’s Kinect. All activity that you see on the screen is being triggered by my assistant GLaDOS.
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Recently I had a great discussion on QR codes with the founder of Tourtek. This sparked some ideas on how to use QR codes as promotional materials but still track the response using Infusionsoft. While this does require some API code, it is pretty straightforward and I will provide the code to make life easier on everyone.
Here’s how it works. We are going to generate a QR code using Google’s Charts API and insert an Action Set ID and Contact ID into the QR code. Then when each person scans the QR code, it will redirect to an API processing page which runs the actions on the corresponding contact and then redirects them as desired. If that is a little too techy for you, don’t worry. It’s not as hard as it sounds.