(名詞) 可用智慧型手機來掃瞄以顯示物品或商品之線上資料的標籤，如 QR 碼。亦寫成 hard-link, hard link。這個字亦可當動詞用，意為「用智慧型手機掃瞄物品或商品的標籤 (尤指 QR 碼) 以顯示其線上資料」；hardlinking 為動名詞/現在分詞。
Hardlink 亦稱為 physical world hyperlink (實體世界超連結) 或 object hyperlink (物品超連結)。
The key difference between the two dimensional QR code and the single dimensional barcode is the amount of data they contain. Quick Response codes are also known as hardlinks or physical world hyperlinks. QR Codes store up to 4,296 alphanumeric characters of arbitrary text. This text can be anything, for example, a URL, contact information, a telephone number, even a blog post!
—Bob Leah, "Create a Quick Response Code (QR Code) image using Google Chart," IBM developerWorks, March 14, 2011
Although invented in Japan in the 1990s, QR codes are only just being used by UK businesses. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. When the encoded information is accessed via an app on a smartphone it is termed hardlinking or object hyperlinking.
—"Code provides link to law firm information," The Plymouth Herald, July 28, 2011