QR Codes

QR Codes

Quick Response (QR) Codes

  • A type of two-dimensional barcode for encoding data
  • Provides a large storage capacity and fast readability
  • Consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background
  • There are four standard modes for encoding data
    • Numeric
    • Alphanumeric
    • Byte/binary
    • Kanji
  • Supported extensions can be used to store other types of data
  • Many modern cell phones can scan QR codes

QR Code Example

  • A QR code can contain all of the following contact information in a MECARD format
    • Name: The Inside Corner Contact Information
    • Organization:The Inside Corner, Inc.
    • Telephone: (707) 319-7446
    • URL: http://www.theinsidecorner.com
    • Email:cwnelson@theinsidecorner.com
    • Address: 1553 De Benedetti Court Benicia, CA 94510-2685
    • Note: Sitecore-related opportunities welcome

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