Appendix C: Web and Software Resources

QR Code Readers

Phone readers:

  • ScanLife:
    1. Scans QR, DataMatrix, ScanLife and traditional barcodes.
    2. Works on most phones; does not work with iPhones that are not updated to OS 4.0
  • BeeTagg:
    1. Scans QR and BeeTagg codes
    2. No longer works for BlackBerry

Many more QR code readers (of varying quality) can be found by googling, or by searching the iPhone app store, BlackBerry AppWorld and the Android Market.

Additionally, most BlackBerries now come with a code reader pre-installed, which can be found under BlackBerry Messenger > Scan a Group Bar Code.

Desktop Readers:

Other Helpful Web Resources


Here are a variety of useful (and free!) programs that we used during our project:

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