QR code on business cards
QR code on business cards have become increasingly popular in recent years, as they provide a quick and easy way for people to access an url or the contact information of a person or company.
It’s important to note that the amount of data that can be stored in a QR code depends on the version and error correction level of the code. Higher version QR codes have more modules and can store more data, while higher error correction levels can help to prevent errors caused by damage or poor quality printing.
There are several types of QR codes, each with a different number of bits. The number of bits determines the amount of data that can be stored in the QR code. Here are the most common types of QR codes and their corresponding number of bits:
1. Numeric QR codes: This type of QR code can store up to 3,000 numeric characters and uses 10 bits per character.
2. Alphanumeric QR codes: This type of QR code can store up to 1,850 alphanumeric characters and uses 11 bits per character.
3. Binary QR codes: This type of QR code can store up to 1,100 bytes of binary data and uses 8 bits per byte.
4. Kanji QR codes: This type of QR code can store up to 700 Kanji characters and uses 13 bits per character.
5. Unicode QR codes: This type of QR code can store up to 1,296 characters in any language supported by Unicode and uses 8 bits per character.
Common QR code on business cards
The most common QR code on business cards are
A) QR codes that contain vCard information, which includes a person’s name, phone number, email address, and other relevant details.
B) URL of a Product/Service or Company Website
C) Social Medias Page like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Tiktok etc..
D) Landing page for a link biography
To ensure that the QR code on a business cards is easily scannable, it is recommended that the minimum size of the code should be at least 20mm x 20mm. However, depending on the amount of data stored in the QR code, smaller sizes may still work effectively. For instance, we have tested a Version 1 QR code print at 12mm x 12mm and it worked like a charm.
QR code on business cards can be more than just functional elements on business cards and promotional materials – they can also be used as design elements themselves. By incorporating QR codes into the design of a piece, businesses and individuals can create a unique and eye-catching visual that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. QR code on business cards can be customized with colors and even logos, allowing them to blend seamlessly into the overall design, which can help to reinforce the branding of the company or person.
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