Posted by: Philip Siddons | November 5, 2010

QR bar codes for your blog, web page or emails

A QR (“quick response”) code is a square barcode that makes getting URLs, location coordinates, any text or contact information onto a phone quickly. With a barcode scanner app installed, you just point your phone’s camera at the code to read its contents. Here’s what reading this QR code looks like on my web page. 
QR Code

You can put QR bar codes on your web page, blog or even in your signature for your emails.

Why make these code images for your readers to see? They can scan them and get information you provide without having to type them.

To read them (and retain their information) with your smartphone (a cell phone with a camera and internet access) here is a good article surveying several aps. http://news.cnet.com/qr-code-readers-for-iphone The recommendation by this author and Google for the iPhone is Quickmark.

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