The model SE1-QB measures 3.9 inches long, 1.6 inches wide and 1.1 inches thick, and weighs 2.1 ounces. It is designed to serve as the front end of a mobile data-capture system consisting of scanner and host smartphone or tablet. The device can read 2D or 1D barcodes displayed the on LCD screens of mobile devices or printed on paper. Two AA batteries provide up to 50 hours of operating time, the company claimed. A one-touch button opens up a virtual keyboard on iOS devices. Denso ADC, the Americas sales arm of Denso Wave Inc., is the inventor of the QR Code.
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