Getting started with QR codes
QR codes are tags you create to help identify your assets. By simply scanning the QR code using the camera on your smartphone or tablet, you can view your asset remote dashboard and manage instantly your asset information such as maintenance record, preventive maintenance plan, and uptime reporting. QR codes are specific to each of your assets, so you can create as many as you need.
In this article, you’ll learn the basics of QR codes and how you can use them to identify your assets.
Things to know
Here are some key things you should know about QR codes.
- QR codes are the main asset identification tool you’ll find in PYM and they can be used by both the maintenance service provider and the machine end-user.
- QR codes are great to quickly jump on the remote dashboard to report a maintenance task and report an asset runtime, or monitor the asset dashboard and preventive maintenance plan.
About QR codes
Think of QR codes as tags for your assets that help you identify them quickly. If you’ve ever worked with an asset management system before, you might have used a barcode or search feature to find your assets in the database. In PYM, QR codes are a way for you to securely jump onto the asset dashboard.
How to use QR codes
You can create and download QR codes in many formats from the edit section of the asset dashboard. A QR code can be downloaded as many times as necessary from the same asset.
Once downloaded, print the QR code on a self adhesive label of your choice and place it on your machine.
QR codes can be scanned by all stakeholder, whether they are the registered maintenance service provider or the machine end user.