QR Code simplifies Blackberry Bridge setup

With the release of the Blackberry PlayBook, RIM’s tablet device, part of the setup of the connection between tablet and smartphone [called Blackberry Bridge] is completed via the use of a QR Code. The pairing process is facilitated by a scanning a QR Code from the tablets display with the handset you want to pair to.

Blackberry bridge QR Code setup

The process for completing the connection is detailed in an illustration on the users Blackberry handset [above].

This is a more elegant solution to the usual ‘0000’ Bluetooth or the Apple style pincode method, it feels like a much less technical and more approachable process. It also introduces users to those features and enhancements they can provide.