QR Codes are recognized and used by wider audience

Author: | Posted: April 19th, 2012 | Category: News | 1 Comment »
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GoDaddy QR code TV Commercial

Today I stumbled across two different studies that should convince you in the growth of QR codes. I am more happy to share with you the data collected by Accenture’s survey among 1,000 U.S. consumers over the age of 18 to measure their understanding and usage of the social media symbols that appear during television programming. Participants were shown images of various social media symbols and asked a series of questions about their familiarity and use of them while watching television. Read the rest of this entry »


QR Code stats for 2011

Author: | Posted: January 13th, 2012 | Category: Statistics | 9 Comments »
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We saw tremendous growth in QR code usage in 2011. We have made some stats for the first half and 3rd quarter of 2011 and now we want to present you deeper statistics of overall usage of QR codes created with YouScan.me.

We saw an increase of 800% of QR codes scanned when comparing January 2011 and December 2011. Below is detailed data of all scans made through 2011.

QR Code Stats for 2011 - Operating Systems

As you can see from the graph, the majority of scans come from iOS and Android devices. Scans made from iPhone hold the first place with 28.29%, second is Android holding 24.92%, followed by Windows Phones – 9.66% and BlackBerry phones – 5.66%. When counting the scans by OS we need to add iPods (1.78%) and iPads (0.83%) to the iOS numbers. When it comes to mobile device branding Apple holds the first place, followed by HTC, Samsung, RIM, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, LG and Nokia.
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QR Code Trends – Infographic

Author: | Posted: November 18th, 2011 | Category: News | No Comments »
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QR-CODES-INFOGRAPHIC-title
We love to present you facts and stats about QR codes usage and today’s topic is infographic from SEO Liverpool. QR codes are designed and increasingly being utilised by advertisers on static media such as billboards, magazines etc to act as a gateway to digital media. This includes apps, websites and even virtual coupons. They’re most used in paper publications, most scanned by those 25-34 and nearly half that use them did so to get discounts. But check out the infographic after the jump to view facts for yourself. Read the rest of this entry »


YouScan.me now allows exporting data to CSV

Author: | Posted: October 10th, 2011 | Category: News, Statistics | 1 Comment »
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Export to CSV YouScan.me

I want to introduce you the latest of our constantly released new features. It lets you export stats data about your code in CSV format, so you can create graphs, analyze the scans and the behavior of users.

In the CSV you get data about geography of the clicks ( all clicks made from its creation sorted by countries ) and scans by date, which is available for 1 month in the past from date you are exporting the CSV. So if you want fresh and overlapping stats to work with we suggest exporting your data at least once per month.

In future we are planning to have more data you can export, like deeper geography of the scans, device with which scan is made and some more.


QR Codes Usage Stats for the Q3 2011

Author: | Posted: October 4th, 2011 | Category: Statistics | 4 Comments »
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QR Code operating system stats for Q3 2011

Here are some inside stats of QR code usage and penetration in world for Q3 2011. Since our last stats for the First half of 2011 we saw growth in both creation and scans of QR Codes. However we have some change in places when it comes to devices used to scan codes. Last period Android phones lead iPhones with more than 8%, but now we have a different picture. In Q3 2011 iPhones are responsible for 30.19% of scans, with Androids responsible for 22.78%, which is a total game changer when we compare metrics from the last period and now. Here is some catch, so take a look at the graph and you will see a HUGE part of 28.15% of the scans which OS is marked as “not set”. From my experience and some research about Google Analytics i understood that these are mainly Android and Windows Phones so the final numbers will be different.
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QR Codes Usage Stats for the First Half of 2011

Author: | Posted: July 7th, 2011 | Category: Statistics | 25 Comments »
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QR Code scans by operating system

We are devoted to give you all kind of statistics of QR code usage and penetration in world. We saw a tremendous growth in QR code usage in 1st quarter of 2011 since 2010 and now it is time to share some of our data for the first half of 2011. Here is info and charts of our data gathered since our launch in February till now. As you can see Android phones lead iPhone with 30.14% to 21.62% of the scans and following the iPhone closely are the Windows Mobile and Windows Phone 7 devices with 17.23%. With about 70% of the scans from these operating systems it is clear to see what kind of people can be targeted to scan QR codes.
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Global Growth in Mobile Barcode Usage – Q1 / 2011

Author: | Posted: June 8th, 2011 | Category: Statistics | 6 Comments »
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Global growth in mobile barcode usage
Here is a report from 3GVision, the creator of i-nigma barcode scanner, which shows the worldwide growth in mobile barcode usage. The most important facts of the report is the worldwide exponential growth, with Q1/2011 growing by 61.9%  over Q4/2010, and 451% over Q1/2010. Along with that the barcode usage in the US continues to expand also in March to total growth of 181.1% within Q1/2011 compared to Q4/2010.  US scans grow by 630% compared to Q1/2010. QR codes has been introduced to wider audience in the UK and the Netherlandsthanks to brands such as Heineken, SKY Network, Pizza Express, Grazia Magazine, and Gamma DIY shops, who adopted QRcodes during Q1/2011.

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