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QR codes are being used by teachers to enhance their lessons

QR codes are being used by teachers to enhance their lessons

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Students are able to scan quick response codes using smartphones and tablets for more interactive learning. Children in today’s classrooms are very comfortable with mobile devices and teachers across the country are starting to take advantage of the benefits of these devices by incorporating them into their lessons through affordable and simple to use technologies such as QR codes. When using mobile devices to help with learning, teachers are finding kids more interested … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: Is your barcode visible but inconvenient?

QR Code Detective: Is your barcode visible but inconvenient?

There is a growing problem with quick response codes that are easy to see but inconvenient to scan. This week, our investigators observed a number of QR code placements that were highly visible so that they would certainly attract the attention of the user, but that would require the user to go out of his or her way to actually scan them. When a quick response code is inconvenient to scan, the odds are that people won’t … Read entire article »

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QR codes give famous public statues a voice in London

QR codes give famous public statues a voice in London

The quick response codes are being used along with NFC technology to help the statues to talk. London is known for its large number of public statues, and through the use of mobile devices in combination with QR codes and NFC technology, those pieces of art are now able to speak to the people who are viewing them. In a unique and rather entertaining project, some of these famous statues now have words to say. The project commissioned … Read entire article »

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UK retailers set to tackle a mobile payments challenge

UK retailers set to tackle a mobile payments challenge

UK is well prepared to embrace mobile commerce The United Kingdom may be more prepared to handle mobile payments than other countries in Europe. A new survey from Idealo shows that UK retailers have become cavalier with their support of mobile commerce. These retailers have seen new trends emerge throughout the UK, and many of these trends are having an impact on the behavior of mobile consumers. With new mobile payment services being introduced, more consumers … Read entire article »

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QR codes can be used to connect shoppers with live chat agents

QR codes can be used to connect shoppers with live chat agents

Now, shopping in store can provide consumers with the same real time support as they would receive online. TouchCommerce, an online engagement solutions provider, has now unveiled its new TouchStore service, which takes advantage of the use of QR codes to give shoppers in retail stores and who have smartphones the opportunity to be able communicate with live chat agents who can provide additional information about products and promotions. This is a novel use of quick response … Read entire article »

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QR codes receive their approval for Anchorage columbarium wall

QR codes receive their approval for Anchorage columbarium wall

The quick response codes have now been permitted for use in the notches of the wall at the public cemetery. While QR codes are most commonly associated with their use in mobile marketing and have been found in some of the oddest places, they are becoming increasingly popular on grave markers, where it is impossible to add more than the most basic information about a deceased individual. The city assembly in Anchorage have now unanimously voted in … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: Are your barcodes moving too fast?

QR Code Detective: Are your barcodes moving too fast?

Our investigators have spotted a number of quick response codes on vehicles, this week. As marketers continue to add a QR code to their various marketing materials, they are discovering that there are some places that are more effective than others in terms of generating useful scans, and this week our investigators have looked into the growing number of barcodes that are displayed on vehicles. It appears as though businesses of all size are adding quick response … Read entire article »

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QR codes to be added to Commonwealth war graves

QR codes to be added to Commonwealth war graves

Many smartphone users have found that quick response codes have helped to commemorate the centennial of WWI. The Commonwealth war grave cemeteries that are located in Wales will soon be adding QR codes for the first time or to additional spots in order to be able to share more stories with a new generation of visitors. The quick response codes will make it easier to provide detailed information than physical signage. As this year is the 100th anniversary … Read entire article »

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