Mobile payments are growing in new, exciting directions, but some of their earliest forms are still prevalent. What's more, one of the first ways to pay with a smartphone is still convenient, effective and hugely popular.
QR codes simplify much of the technology necessary to get started with mobile payments. Instead of running on NFC, the payment type only needs a phone's screen to work. After that, the codes can be easily read by most scanners.
Read on for a look at why QR codes are still around and what opportunities they present for payments.