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Give Black and White Square Gifts this Christmas

How 2d codes can bring gifts to life this Christmas

This Christmas you would be amazed at the number of gifts with those distinctive black and white patterning, enabling the appropriately primed camera to display something surprising. We take a look at some of the best you can get.

Wonderbook™: Book of Spells

Book of Spells[image mashable.com]

The Wonderbook works in conjunction with the Sony® Playstation® camera and the augmented reality markers give the position information. Children can cast spells and watch as animated characters and effects fly around the room. See it in action

Give Augmented Reality Clothing

Augmented Reality Clothing[image augmentedrealityfashions.com]

Augmentedrealityfashions.com do a range of clothing designs incorporating both augmented reality and QR code designs, when scanned lead to a number of 3d designs emanating from your chest.

Give a QR Gift Tag

QR Code Gift Tag[image pocket-lint.com]

Some retailers offer QR code gift tags to attach to your gift to allow you to include a link to a personalised video greeting to the recipient.

Codes can help you find a gift to begin with

Target in the US has added QR codes to its 20 best selling toys to enable rushed parents to quickly scan an item and order online to avoid the crush or inevitable empty shelves.

Give via Virtual Storefront

Wallmart virtual storefront[image 2d-code]

A number of stores offer a 2d code based virtual storefront you can simply scan a QR code and have the items delivered to yours or lucky recipients home.

So as you can see there are no excuses not to get a little black and white squares joy into your Christmas festivities.

QR Codes, as part of the game environment in the video game Homefront [by THQ] received more than 30,000 scans within the first 48 hours of the games launch. The codes linked to videos which supported the storyline or downloadable content.

I like this extra element of discovery and interactivity which involve you and your mobile device, as if a part of the games plot.

[potential spoiler] List of all the code locations