According to Wikipedia, A QR code (Quick Response code) is the evolution of the barcode. It is a module for storing information in a dot matrix or a two-dimensional barcode. The matrix is read on the mobile device by a specific reader (QR reader). It immediately takes us to an application on the internet and can be a location map, an e-mail, a web page, or a social network profile. It was created in 1994 by the Japanese company Denso Wave, a subsidiary of Toyota. It has three squares in the corners that allow the reader to detect the position of the code. The creators (a two-person team at Denso Wave, led by Masahiro Hara) 1 was for the code to allow its content to be read at high speed. QR codes are prevalent in Japan, where they are the most popular two-dimensional code.
QR codes can be used with a smartphone or tablet camera, and you can download an application that scans and processes them. After downloading the application, you will only have to follow the following steps:
As we have seen, there are many functions that a QR code can have and advantages for your business.
Lately, due to the new normal, habits have had to be changed in many businesses. Restaurants have taken advantage of this technology. They can now offer menus adapted to mobile devices, and then diners scan the code with their phones.
Having your restaurant menu in a QR Code will also bring you benefits such as savings in printing costs because it will be more convenient and faster to modify your products and prices without reprinting them.
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