A kind of two-dimensional barcode that can be scanned by many smartphones. They can be used to encode URLs or Bitcoin addresses.

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Bitcoin QR codes: raw address or Bitcoin URI scheme

I am the author of bitcoinaddress.js library and I am wondering what's the best content for Bitcoin QR codes. What Bitcoin QR codes should contain (for mobile wallet apps and other barcode scanners): ...
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How do you generate a QR code for a not so popular coin?

I'm running a the datacoin-qt client and was wondering how do you generate a QR code? This is relatively a new coin and I can generate an address, but I'm not sure where I can goto to generate a QR ...
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Bitcoin transfer through QR codes

Ok, so let's say I have a wallet with 1 BTC in it. Is it possible to transfer that balance to a QR code or some type of barcode? I want to know if it's possible to basically print out a piece of ...
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How to scan QR code with multibit wallet application?

I downloaded the multibit application for windows and was wondering if there was a way to scan a QR code with my webcam? If so where do I click because I dont see an option and no way am I going to ...
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Any examples of Bitcoins being used to buy bonds to build a Digital Community [closed]

Does anyone have examples of bitcoins being used to buy bonds to build a digital community?
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What are QR codes and How do you use them as request payment from Wallet?

What are QR codes ? How do you use the QR code for payment function on the wallet ? When would you use it ?
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Is there an Android app that will scan a QR code and show the balance?

What I'm looking for is an app that lets a person scan a QR code containing a Bitcoin address and then see the balance and transaction history for that address. For a specific use case, a mobile ...
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Which mobile apps allow me to redeem a private key from a QR code?

Which mobile apps will let me scan a QR code of a private key (such as the one created by BitAddress) and then spend the funds from that coin? Please specify Android, iPhone (iOS), etc.
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Given a private key, how do you get a public address [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are public & private keys in an address created? I am scanning in a private key from a QR code in an app I am writting to handle the import of physical bitcoins. ...
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Using QR codes for bitcoin giveaway

Suppose I wanted to have a bitcoin treasure hunt, where QR codes were used. The first person who scanned a given QR code should receive some preset amount of bitcoins. Is this possible? (Preferably ...
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What additional benefits can QR codes bring to Bitcoin applications beyond payment requests?

Anyone who has recently used one of the Bitcoin wallets on a mobile device (and some desktop clients) will have seen a Bitcoin QR code. Clearly, QR codes allow for a succinct method for transferring ...