What is a QR Code?

QR Code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode that has become popular due to its fast readability and large storage capacity. The code consists of black modules (square dots) arranged in a square image pattern on a white background.

What are CRISAccess QR Codes printed on?

CRISAccess QR Codes are printed on PVC Sentra material.

Are CRISAccess QR Code signs durable for outdoor exhibits and walking tours?

Yes, PVC Sentra is very durable and can withstand outdoor locations for up to 20 years.

How does GPS trigger a CRISAccess Audible Tour?

GPS, or Global Positioning System, uses satellite signals to pinpoint a specific location on earth. By using the longitude and latitude of the GPS location of an exhibit, the CRISAccess mobile app triggers a recording about that exhibit or attraction.

Can GPS locations trigger recordings inside a building?

No, GPS cannot trigger recordings inside a building. GPS is used for outdoor attractions only.

Can a museum use BOTH QR Code signs and GPS location to trigger recordings?

Yes, CRISAccess provides both the signs and GPS location for outdoor attractions.

Can CRISAccess recordings be used to create virtual exhibits?

Yes, CRISAccess recordings can easily be integrated with virtual exhibits online by combining high resolution images of the exhibits and 3D images with the recordings.

Is a free mobile app offered with CRISAccess?

Yes, CRIS offers a free mobile app.

Does CRISAccess offer a free “welcome” recording and sign?

Yes, CRISAccess offers a free QR Code sign that triggers a welcome recording and provides a QR Code-assisted download of the CRISAccess mobile app.

Is the CRISAccess app required to scan the QR Codes?

No, visitors can also use their smartphone camera to trigger the QR Code.

Is the CRISAccess app required to use the GPS audio Audible Tour?

Yes, the CRISAccess app is necessary to trigger outdoor, GPS triggered CRISAccess Audible Tours

Is there an ongoing CRISAccess maintenance fee in years following the Audible Tour installation?

Yes, CRIS invoices museums and public attractions a modest maintenance fee to cover our online costs related to their service.

How long does it take to create a CRISAccess Audible Tour?

The amount of time varies, depending on the number of exhibits included in the tour. However, once content is finalized, audio production and printing of the QR Code signs is typically completed within three weeks.

Are CRISAccess Audible Tours human narrated or computerized voice?

All CRISAccess Tours are human narrated.

Can CRISAccess tours be recorded in Spanish and other languages?

Yes, CRISAccess is recorded in Spanish and in English. Depending on the availability of voice talent, the tours may also be recorded in other languages.