This question type prompts respondents to scan a barcode or QR Code on camera equipped smartphone and tablet devices. Eliminate data entry mistakes and collect data faster on your mobile by scanning.
Read how Kathy from the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky used the barcode scanner app feature to ensure that the correct kit was assigned to the right person, every single time.
The 1D barcodes can contain up to a maximum of 25 alpha numeric characters whereas a 2D QR Code barcodes can store thousands of alpha numeric characters.
A 2D QR code is easier and faster to scan using a camera equipped mobile device and a scanner app.
If a 1D barcode is slightly damaged it can become impossible to scan. The 2D QR code has some data-correction information that can be used to reconstruct any data should the barcode pattern be partially damaged. If a 2D QR code suffers slight damage it is more likely to be readable than a 1D barcode.
The QRStuff web site makes it easy to make your own QR Code
Checkout their helpful step-by-step instructions on how to use a label template in MS Word 2010 to create QR code sticker labels from a pre-made set of QR codes using the mail-merge function.
Supported Bar Codes
The iSURVEY app for iOS and Android supports the following formats