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Shopping in 2D: QR Barcodes

Shopping in 2D: QR Barcodes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A QR (Quick Response) barcode is a type of two-dimensional barcode consisting of black square dots arranged on a white square grid. Much like the one-dimensional, or UPC barcode, a QR barcode is also a machine-readable label that stores information about the item to which it is attached. Unlike the standard UPC barcode, however, the QR code allows for bigger data storage and higher-speed readability. It was first designed in 1994 in … Read entire article »

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QR codes used by Boy Scouts for trail signage

QR codes used by Boy Scouts for trail signage

The quick response barcodes have been used on a trail network in a nature park. An Eagle Scout candidate named Chris Baker has implemented a series of QR codes throughout a network of nature trails in order to allow hikers and park users to learn more about the ecology of the Circle B Bar Reserve. The project brought together mobile technology from smartphones and environmental education. The trail now features the QR codes on its signage in a … Read entire article »

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QR codes record broken in Taiwan

QR codes record broken in Taiwan

Over 1000 people in the country came together to create a massive human barcode. On Sunday, more than 1000 people in Taiwan worked together on a promotion for the island, which created QR codes made out of people, in the hopes that they would be able to draw the attention of the world. The effort was designed to profit from the increase in smartphone use around the world. This is because the growing global penetration of smartphones has … Read entire article »

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Denso announces the release of a new free QR code guide

Denso announces the release of a new free QR code guide

DENSO Wave Incorporated’s sales branch in the United States, DENSO ADC, which first created the QR Code®, has announced the release of a new guide called “QR Code Essentials,” which it has made available for free. Senior manager John Doran, of the DENSO Sales California Inc. Commercial and Industrial Systems, said that from the time that these codes were first introduced in 1994, it has come to play an important part in virtually every industry in … Read entire article »

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