QR codes were initially used in the automotive industry to keep track of stocks, but nowadays their usage has spread everywhere as a handy way to share information: IT companies, software developers, advertising agencies and media, they’ve all used QR codes at some point.
NeoReader is the most simple. Otiscan is fastest for iPhone
Dec 2009, Google began distributing QR code window stickers to the top searched 190,000 local businesses throughout the US . This is big news for making QR codes more popular in North America, as our friends in Japan are already benefiting from them, having implemented the technology on a massive scale.
Transforms static images into engaging brand experiencesOpportunity to provide practical, exclusive and/or entertaining content to usersNeed barcode scanning app for smart phones to read the content embedded in the codeSome vendors allow non-smart phones to take pictures and email for content
Smartphones debuted in the business world in 1993.
Over 60 % of today’s smartphones are for personal use. Games are the most popular apps followed by weather, maps/navigation and social networking. Smartphones are expected to take over the mobile market in the U.S. by 2011.