A QR Code is an ISO 18004-compliant encoding and visualization of data. EMVCo’s activity in this area is providing specifications pertaining to the use of QR Code for payment purposes. To this end, the QR Code serves as a one-way communication between the Point-of-Interaction and a Mobile Application in a consumer device. EMVCo’s areas of focus are Consumer-presented QR Codes and Merchant-presented QR Codes.

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July 20171.0EMVCo QR Code Specification for Payment Systems: Consumer-Presented Mode Download