How is it possible to pay via QR code without internet?
With the popularity of mobile payment in China, payment through Alipay, WeChat's payment code have become commonplace for most people.
Will QR codes run out as it power a large part of China's economy?
Payment code, business card code, health code, campus code, ride-sharing code… QR codes have penetrated every corner of Chinese life.
Inventor of QR Code: I never thought it could be used for payment
In 1994, Masahiro Hara from Japan invented the QR Code in order to facilitate the management of auto parts. He had no idea back then what his invention would mean for the world 16 years later.