Complete Concepts of QR Codes: Smart And Cool Trend of Today!

QR code is actually a special kind of two-dimensional code that is read by QR readers, Smartphone’s, and computers wiebcams. The QR codes consists of a black and white modules with black module designed in a square pattern on a white background comprising information of encoded text, URLs and other similar data too. The most important reason that has made QR codes very popular is visible everywhere is the utility quotient provided by these codes for storing valuable information in them that can be handled merely by a cell phone.

We all want to be fast and forward, whether in business or competition. Well with this post let’s interact with some intelligent features of QR Codes, by which you can benefit your small organization by not only saving time in handling data and information like contacts (addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses), including URLs links, geo coordinates, text and much more by keeping them all at one place, now stop worrying about keeping pile of business cards and important information which you don’t even think to misplace.

Now let’s have a detailed discussion over the QR codes; their qualities, features, benefits and latest tech-savvy customized designs made using these codes.

Are you wondering for what is QR code?

You must have seen these QR codes in magazines, on sign boards, buses, business cards, or anywhere on things, which provide information to the users. Users with camera enabled phone with the help of QR reader application, can scan the QR code image to retrieve the content inside it, may be text or any other information provided in the QR code.

QR Code looks this Way:

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If you see this, the first thing which comes in mind is that, it resembles like a barcode. Well barcode may be referred as a linear or 1dimentional (1D) way of representation of data, which shows data about the object to which it attached. The QR code is a kind of two-dimensional symbology, this type of code contains meaningful information in the vertical direction as well as the horizontal, hence known to be as two-dimensional term. As it carries information in both the directions, it can hold up to several hundred times the amount of data which is carried by an ordinary barcode.

QR codes are common in Japan, where it was created by Toyota subsidiary Denso Wave in 1994, this code is one of the most popular types of two-dimensional barcodes. These codes were designed to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed.

Don’t you find it amazing Let’s see how QR codes Work

QR can be read quickly by a cell phone. They take a piece of information from a transitory media and keep it into your cell phone. You may have seen QR codes in a magazine advert, on a billboard, a web page or even may on someone’s t-shirt. Once it is in you cell phone, then it will give you details about that business (allow users to search), or details about the person wearing the t-shirt, exhibit you a URL, which you can click to see a trailer for a movie.

QR Codes are getting popular all around the world  :

QR codes are seen everywhere, it can be seen in our day to day life. All necessary information can be provided by these tiny QR codes and much more!

*  On business cards
*  On product packaging, billboards
*  On real estate signs to provide information on the property
*  On luggage tags and also on fruits and vegetables to say where they were grown
*  On magazine and newspaper ads
*  In libraries and other information organizations.

How does a Mobile Phone Device Comprehend over a QR Code

For reading a QR code you need to have a cell phone with a QR code reader. It literally takes a minute for someone with an iPhone or Android phone to find and install the reader.
One can easily generate a QR code using a QR generator found on many websites or you may use the open source code for you if you have a smart developer on hand the choice is up to you.

Some of the Common Benefits provided by QR codes

QR codes are useful in many ways, no matter how small or large your business is. You could use in number of ways. You can create your product by providing all information on one single QR code. That may contain your number to call, your URL link to the page so that users can use them anywhere on go, rather than keeping business cards. It is easy for anyone to add you to their contacts on their cell phones.

Add them to any print advertising, flyers, posters, invites, TV ads etc by providing them. Listing below some of the important features than can merit you in widening your business:

Easy in use :

The first advantage of using QR codes will be its ease of use, from which you can widen your business to the high extent. From advertisement to posters anything, wherever you want to use.

Variety of uses :

They can be used to extend the user experience in restaurants, museums and more.

QR codes can be traced :

QR codes can be traced due to its uniqueness in the code; it can be used for marketing, placements or anything. Information can be known, that how your campaign is working and so on.

Convenient in sending mobile users the online content :

The QR code offers, as the name suggests, a quick response mechanism which saves users the effort of typing in a URL or an SMS short code.

QR codes can be cost effective :

Creating the QR code itself doesn’t have to cost anything.

As above, we have explained the complete concept for QR codes. Hope that from this post, your concepts for QR codes would be cleared. We assume that it would useful to you to know about complete QR codes, the small and intelligent codes. Do share your thought and precious feedback/comments in the provided space. That will praise us to write more.

Some Terrific QR Code design Pieces:

Below shown some examples of QR codes designs from which your doubt for the QR codes, that how it looks like will be cleared. Here shown some samples:

Real Estate Sign Design of a QR Code Sign

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QR Code with Sand Castle Design

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QR Code with Cheese Burger Design

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QR Code designed with Sugar Cubes

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QR Code with a Complex design

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Customized Ways to design QR Codes:

Color and background changes can also be done in a QR code. Further QR code designs will depict that you are not bound to use just black and white color but you can also use color and textures to your QR codes. You can also design your customized QR codes. You can change the color, insert some text, or even turn a picture of yourself or your product into a creative QR code. You can use a QR reader to keep testing the code at each step. As it is easier to take one step back than that of whole code stops functioning, design freely so that you don’t get disappointed in the end.

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Steven Bowen

Steven Bowen is an ardent team member of No-refresh - Web to Print Design Tool Provider Company bestowed with professionalism in to develop fully-functional solutions. Having adroitness in this arena, he has served an array of blogs that are basically based on the technology advancement & improve the end users’ information level.