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QR barcode scanner
Capture QR codes with a 2D barcode scanner from BCP Media.
Scan two-dimensional (2D) QR codes swiftly and successfully every time. A QR barcode scanner employs advanced 2D area imaging to deliver true data capture flexibility and unparallelled performance. With this powerful QR code scanning solution, your business can streamline supply chain processes, enhance customer service and drive productivity.
Featuring a lightweight, durable and easy-to-deploy design, QR barcode scanners are purpose-built for an array of applications including access control, retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, warehousing, and transport and logistics.
BCP Media in Brisbane supplies an extensive range of Zebra®, Honeywell® and Datalogic® QR barcode scanners available for delivery across Australia. Choose from handheld or hands-free form factors, with USB and/or wireless interfaces.
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What is a QR code?
A Quick Response (QR) code is a type of 2D barcode. Storing data both horizontally and vertically, this code can communicate a variety of information with just one scan.
As opposed to 1D barcodes with a series of parallel bars that must be read right to left, QR barcodes store data as a series of pixels that can be read from top to bottom and right to left. To decode this QR data, your scanner must be equipped with a 2D area imager scan engine.
Advantages of QR codes over standard barcodes
- Hold more data – Standard barcodes only hold data in one horizontal dimension. QR codes can hold data in two dimensions: both vertically and horizontally.
- Store information with less space – With a more compact structure, QR codes enable your business to save on printing costs and label space.
- Scan with ease from any direction – Unlike a 1D barcode that must be aligned with the scanner, a QR code can be captured successfully at any angle.
- Readable when damaged – QR codes boast a higher error correction margin, still working even if up to 30% of the code is illegible.
What is a QR scanner?
A QR scanner is an optical scanning device that utilises 2D area imaging technology to read QR codes. This device will take a complete picture of the QR code in a single scan, before decoding its information. QR barcode scanners can also capture other 2D symbologies, such as GS1 DataMatrix codes, and are therefore suitable for use in a variety of industries.
Learn more about QR barcode scanners
With over 30 years of industry experience, BCP Media can work with you to determine the most appropriate QR code scanner for your business. Visit our Resource Centre to learn more or contact us today for professional assistance with your purchase.