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College Startup: Big Scan on Campus The ability to pull all-nighters moved three BYU students to the front of the competitive QR-code category.

By Joel Holland

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Before Apple released the iPad 2, Garrett Gee made a lucky guess. "I knew it was going to have a camera, and because of that I just imagined that there would be a blog post or something similar on the top 10 new apps for the iPad 2," he says.

Gee wasn't just the average college student geeking out. A student at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, he is one of the founders of Scan (, which allows iPad, iPhone and Droid users to scan quick-response (QR) codes.

QR curiosity led Garrett Gee to create Scan.
QR curiosity led Garrett Gee to create Scan.

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