What Does "QR" Stand For? - Feb 2017
QR stands for “Quick Response”, This is because by design, QR Codes were intended to very quickly present data to any scanning device. It takes only a few seconds to scan a QR Code and retrieve the data held within.
Although this is where the QR originated from, QR Codes should not be referred to as "Quick Response Codes". QR is not an acronym and the official name is "QR Code".
If you're new to QR Codes and want to learn a little more, then take the time to read What's A QR Code
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