ByteScout Barcode Reader SDK – VB.NET – Read vCard from QR Code

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ByteScout Barcode Reader SDK – VB.NET – Read vCard from QR Code

Module1.vb

Imports System.IO
Imports Bytescout.BarCodeReader
Imports Thought.vCards

Module Module1
    ''' <summary>
    ''' This example demonstrates reading of QR Code encoded vCard.
    ''' It uses vCard library by David Pinch:
    ''' 
    ''' vCard Class Library for .NET (Version 0.4; LGPL license)
    ''' Copyright (c) 2007-2009 David Pinch 
    ''' http://www.thoughtproject.com/Libraries/vCard/
    ''' </summary>
    Sub Main()

        ' Create Bytescout.BarCodeReader.Reader instance
        Using reader As New Reader

            ' Enable QR Code decoding
            reader.BarcodeTypesToFind.QRCode = True

            ' Decode QR Code from image
            Dim barcodes = reader.ReadFrom("sample_vcard.gif")

            If barcodes.Length > 0 Then

                Dim vcardBarcode = barcodes(0)

                ' Decode vCard information from barcode value
                Dim stringReader As New StringReader(vcardBarcode.Value)
                Dim vCard As New vCard(stringReader)

                ' Display some decoded info:
                Console.WriteLine("GivenName: " + vCard.GivenName)
                Console.WriteLine("FamilyName: " + vCard.FamilyName)
                Console.WriteLine("Organization: " + vCard.Organization)
                Console.WriteLine("Title: " + vCard.Title)
                Console.WriteLine("Phone: " & vCard.Phones(0).FullNumber)
                Console.WriteLine("EmailAddresses: " & vCard.EmailAddresses(0).Address)
                Console.WriteLine("DeliveryAddress: " & vCard.DeliveryAddresses(0).Street & " " & vCard.DeliveryAddresses(0).City & " " & _
                    vCard.DeliveryAddresses(0).Region & " " & vCard.DeliveryAddresses(0).PostalCode & " " & vCard.DeliveryAddresses(0).Country)

            End If

        End Using

        Console.WriteLine()
        Console.WriteLine("Press any key...")
        Console.ReadKey()

    End Sub

End Module


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