Posts Tagged ‘QR scanner’

QR codes – no longer a fad?

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

I guess last year’s SXSW conference had made a difference – because QR codes (Quick Response) codes have grown in popularity and are now being used widely in mainstream print media. They’re in print ads, posters, flyers and now even in business cards. Google’s also been encouraging the use of QR codes. Their “Favorite Places” campaign puts QR codes in the windows of local businesses that point to their online listing page. Google’s mobile operating system Android has also helped along QR code adoption.

If you have a smartphone, chances are good that you have scanned a QR code before, and if you havent – download a QR code scanner from your application store and try it out . . . here’s the first one you can scan: