The plain-Jane QR code had a hi-tech beginning – Toyota used them in their manufacturing process for scanning automobile components. From there, QR codes have made the journey to even fashion ramps. That demonstrates their popularity, but not quite their usefulness. With a bit of thought, QR codes can be used in fun and useful ways around the house too. Here are a few I put together
The Internet has become a large treasure-trove of tools and information. It’s hard to imagine doing many common tasks without the Internet, especially when it comes to looking something up such as the opening time of the local restaurant or items for your big research project. But sometimes it’s a hassle whenever you find a […]
Scanning QR codes and barcodes can be useful in all kinds of situations. Perhaps you want more information about a certain product? Maybe someone gave you a business card with a QR code on it that takes you to their website? Whatever the reason, QR codes and standard barcodes are a part of the world in which we live, and they show no sign of going anywhere anytime soon.
The business card is a ubiquitous sight in any business meeting. The first documented use of them can be tracked to Japan in the 15th Century. These formal royal announcements, known as ‘meishi’, were distributed amongst the local community as a sign of a potential visit. The use of cards as formal announcements was later adopted by aristocrats in 17th Century France.