Category Archives: designed QR codes

QR Codes Versus Data Matrix

Unlike 1D codes where all information can be found in one cut through the code, 2D codes need a second dimension since they contain many different ‘lines’ of data. Among the most popular 2D codes are the QR codes and … Continue reading

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Decorating a QR Code – Part Three

This post is going to look at the more aggressive means of decorating QR codes. The first mean I will look at is adding a drawing as if it was a layer above the QR code, drawing on the QR … Continue reading

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The Quiet Zone

The quiet zone is a part of the QR code. It is defined in the following way in the QR code spec: “This is a region 4X wide which shall be free of all other markings, surrounding the symbol on … Continue reading

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Decorating a QR Code – Part Two

After dealing in previous post with neutral (non damaging QR code data) decorative means, we are going to look at more aggressive means and learn their possible effect. We will try to estimate their damage amount and ways to control … Continue reading

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Decorating a QR Code – Part One

Decorating a QR code is not a simple task as it may sound. Decorating QR codes has been taken by some artists to a level of an art in itself. Some decorative means will not affect QR code readability, we … Continue reading

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Drawing on the QR Code

Drawing on the QR code Before drawing an image on the QR code, and after finding a good location for the image – we must take some measures to assure that our final result will be still decodable. The fact … Continue reading

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QR Codes Variety – Part two

QR code designers sweet spot Truth is that I intended to look into choosing the right mask for a specific design we might have in mind. However I had a discovery that changed the order of things.  Apparently there are some … Continue reading

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