QR Codes were first created to help in the manufacturing process. In 1994 Denso Wave, a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, created a Lean Manufacturing Process which is a systematic method for the elimination of waste within a manufacturing system.
So by Definition QR Codes (Quick Response Code) are LEAN and quite versatile, they are able to store many different types of data like Contact information, URLs, Email Address, Geo Locations or just plain text. Using them for retrieving the information is quite easy and inexpensive too.
In the recent years more and more construction companies are utilizing that technology by embedding the QR Codes into blueprints or printing them into labels. This expands the amount of information available for the field beyond the constrains of a printed piece of paper.
For this blog post we are going to utilize the power of a cloud for the QR Code generation and System.Net to retrieve that generated image from the cloud.
In this example we are going to generate a QR code image with an embedded link that points to the material specs website page using the URL link that is located ...