The year is already near its end and we would like to thank you for giving us your trust and coming to us for your QR code needs, news and education.
We would like to share with you the stories that you loved on BeQRious and CustomQRCodes.com in 2012. Here are the top stories for 2012, so far:
- How McDonald’s and MeetMeme Used QR Codes for their Marketing
- MillerCoors Advocates Responsible Drinking and Safe Driving with QR Codes
- How Jon Barocas at Mashable was wrong about QR codes
- How one man used QR codes to promote himself.
- What you could learn from Betfair’s QR code mistakes
- How QR codes are being used to stomp counterfeit products
- How restaurants in Canada are using QR codes to help promote transparency
- Different new ways to use QR codes for marketing
Also, if you are curious, or shall we say QRious, about who reads our blog, here are some interesting tidbits: 37% of our visitors come from the United States. Those coming from from European countries such as the UK, Italy, France, Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium comprise about one fourth of our total visitors. Interestingly, 7% of visitors come from Canada and a handful came from New Zealand. That’s just in 2012 alone.
A New Barcode Reader for iOS from Accusoft
Accusoft, a company that provides imaging, content and document solutions, has come out with a barcode reader for iPads, iPhones and other iOS devices.
The Accusoft Barcode Scanner for iOS will enable users to read QR codes, UPC, DataMatrix, PDF417, and other types of barcodes. In other words, this will help you get an all-in-one scanner to be able to decipher any kind of barcode.
For those who do not know, QR codes might be the most popular form of barcode, but it is not the only one. There are lesser known and used barcodes that you could find. Because these barcodes are not that widely used, it makes no sense whatsoever to install a code scanning app that you will only get to use once, or perhaps never use at all. With Accusoft’s new mobile app, you can have a scanner for most existing barcodes.
The company has earlier released an Android version of the app.
Accusoft’s director of recognition, Tom Setzer, claims that this is the fastest and most accurate barcode reader available in the market today. You can get it for free on the iTunes Store and on Google Play.
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