‘QR’ stands for ‘Quick Response’. A QR code looks like a pattern of black and white squares. Here’s an example:
It’s a type of two-dimensional barcode that you read using smartphones and dedicated QR reading devices. They link directly to text, emails, websites, phone numbers and more.
We use QR codes to communicate important information for interacting with Yoti. When scanning a Yoti code, the scanning device captures this information and uses it to initiate a transaction, for example a login or initiating a share of identity information.
We call our QR codes Digital ID QR codes, you can easily recognise them by the Yoti app logo in the centre. These can be scanned by the Yoti app.