The Theben AG, manufacturer of time switching devices, lighting and climate control systems and components of for building system technology KNX, a trend-setting project realized with infolox: Lindau, November 19, 2013. Short manuals with a printed a QR-code should be settled in the future all Theben AG products, that then forwards to the detailed long version of the manuals on all smartphones. This leads to significant cost savings in printing and shipping of Theben AG. QR codes information to further a bridge In the focus of the idea of the situation of the client faced place: basic information about a product are needed such as on a construction site, but all of the legislators of demanded details? “No: according to DIN EN 82079-1 is it possible to make available electronically the detailed instructions about a product”, if this is indicated clearly on the product or on or on the packaging. Theben AG realized this opportunity the infolox QR-code Manager with a variety of advantages QR code used in ever more print media, to build a bridge to mobile websites or other mobile content. Therefore the Theben AG in cooperation with infolox GmbH has decided to use this technology for themselves. Short instruction with the most important warnings of danger and technical data were designed for each product. A QR code placed on it (as well as the URL) lead to the long version of the user manual.
With the appropriate device (iPhone, Android phones, and so on) and scanned the appropriate software, forwards the QR code directly on the PDF file the long manual. This is optimized for smartphones and includes a linked table of contents for quick information search. It is obvious that with the short operating instructions the printing and shipping costs for product-related documentation of Theben AG massively be reduced. And there are other advantages: the Theben AG through the uncomplicated and independent data maintenance in the EPIM able, when changes in the product information the short operating instructions directly is to Update. The creation of the short instructions is implemented with a layout agreed previously with infolox.