DENSO QR code_In the beginning

DENSO QR code_In the beginning

QR Code 20 Year Celebration:

20 year inventor QRIt is hard to imagine day-to-day life without the QR code, invented by DENSO. Among other things, it is used for managing inventory in factories, administering patient files, tracking biological samples and as a marketing tool.

The QR code links the physical world with the virtual realm by means of a smartphone or tablet and the relevant app.

But how did the QR code come to live?


SCAN or CLICK on this QR Code



In The Beginning…, the QR story.




Award-winning QR Code:

As one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind, the European Inventor Award pays tribute to the creativity of inventors the world over, who use their technical, scientific and intellectual skills to make a real contribution to technological progress and economic growth and so improve people’s daily lives.

Every year the European Inventor Award brings together some of the world’s brightest innovators, as well as leading figures from business, politics, media and the sciences. More than 500 guests attended the ceremony at the former Kaiserliches Telegrafenamt in Berlin on 17 June 2014.

Winners of the Popular Prize:

Masahiro Hara, Motoaki Watabe, Tadao Nojiri, Takayuki Nagaya, Yuji Uchiyama for the invention of the QR (Quick Response) code.