What are QR Codes?

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By now you have probably heard something about QR Codes and if you’re still confused or in the dark about what QR Codes are then look not further. We’ve put together a “QR Code for Dummies” presentation that you’ll enjoy and can benefit your business in today’s tech and social world.

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What are QR Codes?

  1. 1. QR Codes What aRe QR Codes?
  2. 2. A QR Code is a matrix code that looks like this:
  3. 3. QR Codes were created by Japanese corporation Denso-Wave in 1994 QR Codes created by Denso QR Codes used primarily in QR Codes start directing Heavy Mobile Automobile Parts Tracking to websites Phone integration www. 1994 2010 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IPhone_4.jpg
  4. 4. The "QR" is derived from "Quick Response" because the code contents can be decoded at high speed
  5. 5. QR Codes were originally used to track parts in vehicle manufacturing Source: http://www.gazeta.lv/story/5899.html
  6. 6. A QR Code is essentially a fancier “Barcode” that can hold more information Old barcode New Fancy barcode vs.
  7. 7. For example, a 1-dimensional UPC code can encode 12 digits for a computer to scan
  8. 8. Whereas a 2 dimensional QR Code can encode 7000 numbers or 4000 characters!
  9. 9. Now that everyone has a small computer in the palm of their hands, QR Codes are now being used conveniently by mobile phone users Source: http://changobi.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/cell-phone.jpg
  10. 10. Custom QR Codes can direct you to almost anywhere on the internet whether it’s a eBay item, Facebook page, or Twitter profile.
  11. 11. All you need is a QR Code scanner on your mobile phone, like the ones below...
  12. 12. Call us if you need help creating and printing your QR Codes E-mail Website Phone Number
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