A QR code system works in short for Quick Response, are a type of barcode easily readable with digital devices like smartphones.
History of QR codes
A QR code system works in short for Quick Response, are a type of barcode easily readable with digital devices like smartphones. QR Code was first used in automobile, pharmaceutical, and retail industries to track inventory. They are now used for marketing, social media,
The QR codes system was invented back in 1994 by Masahiro Hara. A Japanese company Toyota the subsidiary named Denso Wave developed the code in order to help in the manufacturing process. It is a machine-scannable image that can instantly be read using a Smartphone camera. ... When your Smartphone scans this code, it translates that information into something that can be easily understood by humans.
They store information as a series of pixels in a square grid that can be read in two directions — top to bottom and right to left — unlike standard barcodes that can only be read top to bottom
QR code system works
The QR code was created to improve the manufacturing process of vehicles and parts. Barcode technology was significantly improved once QR codes were used as it increased barcode functionality, storage, and accuracy.
Basically, a QR code system works in the same way as a barcode at the supermarket.
It provides more information about the product or service without sweat, and the information quickly goes to the user's device. The QR codes promote interaction and engagement through the mobile phone.
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