The following table shows the most relevant information about the main 2D barcodes and its pros and cons. If someone has extra information (technical, legal, etc…) or wants to point at any error we will be glad to update this post.
We also highly recommend reading this .pdf MC2 – Mobile Codes Consortium. Standards discussion.
|ISO certified||ISO/IEC 18004:2000||ISO/IEC 16022:2000|
|Supported by MC2|
|Can be read and generated without a provider|
|Can be read without internet access|
* Mobile Image Recognition. User captures an image which will be sent to a provider that will recognize, decode and send back the associated info.