What is a QR Code?
QR stands for Quick Response. It is a 2-dimensional barcode that can be easily scanned with a hand-held device equipped with a QR reader application. The code is converted into text or a webpage link.
Creating a QR Code
Use the following websites to generate a QR code.
http://goqr.me/ - automatically generates QR code and has a download button.
http://www.qrstuff.com/ - able to create QR codes in color
http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ - right click on the code and select Save Image As to save the code or copy the HTML code to embed onto your website.
http://qrvoice.net/ - you can generate a QR code based on written text. The qr code will read the text to the person. A maximum of 100 characters allowed.
Use the following websites to combine multiple URLs into 1 URL.
http://krunchd.com/krunch - generate multiple links into1 URL. Allows you to put multiple URLs into one QR code.
http://Hiperurl.com/ - generate 5 links into 1 URL. Allows you to put multiple URLs into one QR code.
Reading a QR Code
i-nigma QR Code ( http://www.i-nigma.mobi) – free – supports over 250 phone types
NeoReader (http://get.neoreader.com) – free – supported on Apple, Blackberry, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson
BeeTagg 9http://get.beetagg.com/) – free – Apple, Blackberry, HTC, LG, Mio, Nolia, Palm, Samsung, Siemens, Song Ericsoon, and 50 other mobiles phone types.