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5 July 2008

Civil Engineering's QR code that will link to our website www.civil.usyd.edu.au
Civil Engineering's QR code that will link to our website www.civil.usyd.edu.au

QR stands for 'quick response'.

QR Codes are 2 dimensional barcodes that hold data. QR Codes originated in Japan, mainly used to track parts in automobile manufacturing plants.But now they have leapt into the commercial world, mainly aimed at mobile phone users tostore addresses and URLs. A user having a camera phone equipped with the correct reader software can scan the image of the QR Code causing the phone's browser to launch and redirect to the programmed URL.

You can create your own QR code at sites such as i-nigma.

You may need to download and install special softwarre on your mobile phone to enable to read QR codes.