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The QR code, which was invented in Japan in the 1990s, has received an award recognizing its global impact as a critical information-sharing tool, its inventor said earlier this month.

First developed by what is now Denso Wave Inc., a subsidiary of auto parts maker Denso Corp., the code won the IEEE Milestone award from the United States-based Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, which recognizes electronic achievements around the world.

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