Stands for Quick Response (QR) Code
Basic Explanation: A QR code is like a digital shortcut that holds information. You can scan it using your smartphone to quickly access websites, coupons, or other details.
Practical Example: Think of a QR code as a modern barcode that holds a lot more information. You can scan it to instantly get directions to a place or download an app.
Here is a QR code to the Tech Glossary (your aiming your smartphone camera or another QR code reader at it):
- Advanced Explanation: A QR code is a two-dimensional matrix barcode that stores information in black and white patterns. It can contain URLs, contact details, product information, and more. When you scan a QR code using a smartphone camera or a QR code reader app, it quickly decodes the information and performs the associated action.
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