City starts to use QR codes

DOWNEY - The city of Downey has begun using quick response codes to share information on different city programs and events.Quick response codes - also known as QR codes - are square barcodes that can be used to encode web addresses, text and other information. The barcodes are scanned using a smartphone's camera and a downloadable app. The city is currently utilizing the bar codes to promote its Taste of Downey event, the Community Services guide, and services at the Downey City Library. The codes can be found at various city-operated facilities.

********** Published: September 08, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 21