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All About QR Codes

All About QR Codes (Quick Response) Designed by: - @moezoubi History Common in Japan - Created by Toyota subsidiary Denso-Wave in 1994 Initially used for fracking parts in vehicle manufacturing Seen frequent use in Japan, the Netherlands, and South Korea In 2002, the Japanese network carriers & handset makers collaborated to an innovative fechnology that utilizes the new cameras in mobile phones. That's when the QR Code started to get popular all around the world, especially in the western world. Source: QR Code Facts/Info Carry up several hundred times the amount of info carried by ordinary bar codes Dirt and damage resistant, footprint size smaller than conventional bar codes Primary objective was to become an easily read code by scanner equipment Considered one of the most popular types of two-dimensional bar codes Designed to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed rate QR Code can be divided into multiple information locations Can be read/scanned from any direction in 360° QR Code has error correction capability (Data can be restored even if the symbol is partially dirty or damaged) QR Code StruUcture 1. Version information 2. Format information 3. Data and error correction keys 4. Required patterns 4.1. Position 4.2. Alignment 4.3. Timing 5. Quiet zone Source: Wikipedia QR Code Statistics Top Mobile Operafing Systems Scanning QR Codes : BlackBerry 57% Down 4% 27% 12% Up 7% Down 3% Source: Top 5 Countries Using QR Codes #1 #2 # 3 # 4 #5 Top Product Categories Scanned 10% Electronics Food & Drink 35% 12% DVDS Source: EZ Designed by: - Moe Zoubi Follow: @moezoubi - Created in 2011 2011 3% Office Products 4% Games 5% Toys Health & Beauty 18% 13% Books

All About QR Codes

shared by kcatoto on Jan 24
QR Codes – You might have seen one before or maybe heard about it – but – whats the story behind it? I designed the Infographic shown below to provide quick stats, facts, and some history about QR Codes.



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