QR Code

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

QR CodeOriginally invented in 1994 by Denso Wave, the Quick Response Code, or QR Code, is a two-dimensional barcode that has a larger storage capacity than the standard UPC. It is used in many industries and can be found on product packaging, advertisements, and store shelves. A QR Code Reader app can be installed on a smartphone, allowing the user to scan the QR Code and view the data stored in it; often information about a product or a direct forward to a website.

Note: The QR Code technology was and first used in Japan for their automotive industry.

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