Before we go to
far into explaining the benefits of QR
codes for the fashion industry, let's
first figure out what the meaning of "QR
Codes". So, what is a QR code?
According to the
Denso Wave official website (November
was a kind of two dimensional symbology,
(established under the name of DENSO)
developed with a main objective of "Code
read easily for the reader" in 1994.
The QR code is that carry
meaningful information in the vertical
direction as well as the horizontal, hence
the two-dimensional term. By carrying
information in both directions, QR code
can carry up to several hundred times the
amount of data carried by an ordinary bar
Wikipedia (November 2011 -
QR code (abbreviated from
Quick Response code) is a type of
(or two-dimensional code) first designed
for the automotive industry. More
recently, the system has become popular
outside of the industry due to its fast
readability and comparatively large
storage capacity. The code consists of
black modules arranged in a square
pattern on a white background. The
information encoded can be made up of
any kind of data (e.g., binary,
Created by Toyota subsidiary
Wave in 1994 to track vehicles during
the manufacturing process,
the QR code is one of the most
popular types of two-dimensional
barcodes. It was designed to allow its
contents to be decoded at high speed."
are a rather interesting
that can be used by the
in many ways. These codes can be
utilized on packaging such as gift
boxes, shelf trays, etc. They can
also be easily utilized on hangtags
and price tickets.
may also want to read this article on
QR code design
tips found at Mashable.
In addition to being used on apparel
and accessory packaging and trims,
the QR codes can actually be used
directly on certain types of
clothing. For example, QR codes can
be printed and read properly from
t-shirts and sweatshirts.
Here are a few QR code images for
your reference. If your mobile phone
supports an app with a QR code
reader, you can scan these images
directly from your computer monitor
(make sure to only scan one at a
time in your reader).
If you are
interested, you are welcome
to cut and past the above
images onto your website as
an example of QR codes.
Note: at the bottom of the
pages that the scan leads
to, their is an advertising
banner at the bottom.
That is NOT added by us.
That is added by the free
service we used to make the