The History of QR Codes & How to Use Them in the Home | Apartment Therapy
QR codes have been popping up all over the place lately — on business cards, ourclothes, our stools on beer mugs, and even on the wall. But do you know where the QR code came from and why it was invented? We do some investigating and also discover some ways you could put QR to use in your home.
The ‘QR’ in the QR code stands for ‘Quick Response,’ but it wasn’t developed by parademics for use in the ER. It actually was invented by a subsidiary of Toyota to rapidly track cars and parts in automotive manufacturing plants.