A QR (Quick Response) code contains data. Almost any kind of data can be encoded in a QR code: a URL, a phone number, an address, and more. Smartphones and mobile devices equipped with cameras can read QR codes and interpret the data.
To read a QR code, you will need to download a QR Code Reader. You can browse the Marketplace or App Store to find a variety of free and paid QR code reader apps for iPhone, iPad2, and Android devices.
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There are a variety of free and paid QR Code reader apps and QR Code generator apps. The Library does not endorse any specific reader, but here are some staff favorites:
In addition to using the QR code generators included in the apps above, you can also create QR codes online using free or low-cost software.The Library does not endorse any specific generator, but some staff favorites include: