World’s first fully functional QR code Portraits


Introduction

QR code designs are gaining popularity these days. I have also made some portraits based on QR codes claiming them to be the first in the world because other designed QR codes have small images just pasted in them but in my designs I have used the native square boxes to create an image which is different from all designs present on the internet these days. Click here if you need a custom designed code for yourself or your brand.

Description

As technology is growing day by day we are getting something new each day and as the example of new exploding technology that is QR codes which are widely used these days. A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response code) is a specific matrix bar code (or two-dimensional code) that is readable by dedicated QR readers, smart phones, and to a less common extent, computers with webcams. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded may be text, URL, or other data.

Getting inspired from the QR codes I have started my “QR code project” in which I am designing QR Code pattern images of influential personalities from around the world. Now I want to share a little

About the background story of this project – Few days back while using one of the social networking website I came across a stream which was about “QR Codes being used in headstones of graveyard”, I found that post interesting: How the people are adopting technology for some really different applications. That time simultaneously I was studying about history of art and design so an idea struck into my mind to blend this new technology to create some new designs and this is how QR Code project started. The first piece with which I started this project was ‘Mona Lisa’.

As I completed some designs my friends asked me about the functionality of these codes but the answer was No because that time I just tried to make them simple QR code inspired designs. These questions forced me work on the functionality of these designs so studied lot of stuff about their working from there I came to know about various details which helped in coding these fully funtional codes.

Note: These QR codes tested using various QR code readers and proved to be fully functional but they  are much more sensitive than the normal ones so you need take proper care while decoding them using your readers( proper focus, lighting etc.)

To check the functionality online of these codes click on the images and copy url and visit http://zxing.org/w/decode.jspx most reliable Online decoder.

Mona Lisa – The most famous painting around the world by Leonardo da Vinci.


Barack Obama: This man needs no introduction his name is enough to tell “who is he?”


Steve Jobs: American entrepreneur and inventor.

Bill Gates: American business magnate and inventor, Philanthropist, author and chairman of Microsoft.



 Amitabh Bachchan: Legendry figure of  Bollywood (Indian cinema)

A.P.J Abdul Kalam: Former President of India

Albert Einstein: The father of modern physics.

Created by Niteesh Yadav

Abhraham Lincoln: 16th President of the United States


Che Guevara: Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist.



Anna Hazare: an Indian social activist who is especially recognised for the 2nd Indian Freedom struggle, 2011, the Indian Movement against corruption


Lady Gaga: American pop singer-songwriter.

This is not the end of this project, It’s just the beginning and I am planning to cover atleast 50 most influential personalities from around the world but for that I need your help, please suggest me names of iconic people from your region so that I can include the most deserving people in my list.


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