What is a QR code?

A QR code is a unique way to bridge the offline media to the online Media. QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code).

What is the difference between QR code and Barcode?

QR codes are similar to the standard bar codes that currently appear on all types of consumer products, except QR codes can contain much more information than traditional barcodes. QR codes have been widely used in USA, Japan and Europe in recent years.More recently, the QR code has become popular due to its fast readability and large storage capacity compared to standard barcodes.

Why should someone use QR code?

QR code is used as a paper-based hyperlink that connects the physical world with the online world. This kind of integration between print or television to the web via mobile adds a new dimension of communication. A QR code works by simply scanning the code with a mobile device that is equipped with a camera and QR code reader application. These applications can be downloaded for free on popular smartphone platforms such as iPhone, Android, etc.

Where can I download a suitable QR Reader for my mobile device?

The QR code reader can be downloaded free from the following locations for the respective devices. Search for “QR Reader” and we can find the free apps.

Android - Qruize QR Reader
iOS (iPhone, iPad) - TapMedia
Symbian - BeeTagg