What is QR Code - Quick Response Code / QR Code?
QR Code / QR Code, 2-axis in Square format (Barcode/Barcode uniaxial) is an optical coding system that stores information using matrix patterns.
Correct reading is ensured by placing square boxes on 3 sides of the square in order to avoid confusion since it is a square. It uses the Reed–Solomon error correction system to prevent possible reading errors. p>
History of QR Code - Quick Response Code
QR Code / QR Code was developed in 1994 by Denso Wave for the purpose of marking automobile parts. . It has become widespread rapidly, thanks to the ability to scan with mobile devices and contain much more information.
Especially during the Covid period, it showed its power in the HoReCa (Hotel-Restaurant-Cafe) sector and spread rapidly.
QR Code - Quick Response Code / QR Code Types
QR Code Model 1: It is the standard QR Code type and has a large data capacity. It is generally used for general purposes.
QR Code Model 2: It is a larger QR Code type and can store more data. It is generally used in applications that require more data.
Micro QR Code Model 1: It is a smaller QR Code type and stores less data. Often used for small tags or tracking systems.
Micro QR Code Model 2: Similar to Model 1, it has a smaller size but has more data storage capacity.
iQR Code: iQR Code is used for complex data structures and has greater error correction capacity.
SQRC: Japanese Standard QR Code (SQRC) is a type of QR Code used especially in Japan and offers extra security features.
FrameQR: FrameQR is used to add a graphical frame around the QR Code and is suitable for branding or promotional purposes.
Design QR Code: This type of QR Code offers more aesthetic design options and makes it visually appealing.
QR Code - Quick Response Code / QR Code Types Comparison
Usage Areas of QR Code - Quick Response Code
Quick access to registration forms in facilities,
Access to digital menu in restaurants and cafes,
Quick access to detailed information about the product in stores,
Helps make fast payments thanks to its ability to store bank information,
Quick access to internet addresses,
Contact information exchange between devices with vCard,
Quick access to ticket information at airports,
Quick access to Wi-Fi Addresses,
Quick access to information such as the expiration date of the product (SKT) in markets by both the store and the customer.
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