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QR codes and cloud storage are on their way to Mobile County schools

QR codes and cloud storage are on their way to Mobile County schools

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Classrooms in the area are going to be benefitting from a range of new technology options. In Alabama, the school system in Mobile County is now broadening its options for learning by way of technology by participating in miDevice, which is a Bring Your Own Device program that makes it possible for students to take advantage of QR codes and cloud storage. Kids will be able to access documents stored in the cloud … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: Does your campaign feature a barcode or a question mark?

QR Code Detective: Does your campaign feature a barcode or a question mark?

Campaigns using quick response codes are becoming increasingly clever, but consumers often aren’t told about them. The potential of the QR code is limited only by the imagination of the people who implement them, but the fact remains that the barcode, itself, is little more than a black and white square to the human eye. A human-friendly message of some form must always accompany a quick response code. A few weeks ago, our investigators determined that a QR … Read entire article »

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QR codes are central to the latest Taylor Farms and Green Giant nationwide

QR codes are central to the latest Taylor Farms and Green Giant nationwide

The massive produce brand is using quick response codes to place a greater focus on its fresh cut veggies. The leading company in produce, Taylor Farms Retail, and the easily recognizable Green Giant brand have now launched a national summertime promotion that uses QR codes to help consumers to gain better awareness of the value added fresh cut vegetables available. The promotions will use quick responses to allow consumers to enter into a summer sweepstakes. The promotion will … Read entire article »

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QR codes based mobile payments prove popular through CU Wallet

QR codes based mobile payments prove popular through CU Wallet

Sixty five credit unions have now signed on with the service for quick response code using transactions. The American mobile payments platform called CU Wallet, which was created with U.S. credit unions in mind – and is owned by cooperative members – has now announced that this QR codes based service has been adopted by 65 credit unions who boast a combined total of over 7 million customers. The platform will make it possible for credit unions … Read entire article »

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QR codes use to be broadened in Anchorage cemetery

QR codes use to be broadened in Anchorage cemetery

The quick response code stickers may soon be available for a wider number of locations on the grounds. Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery has now announced their intentions to put QR codes to wider use so that families will be able to place barcode stickers under niches in the columbarium wall so that they can be scanned by visitors. The decision required the approval of the Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday night. That followed the unanimous support of the cemetery’s … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: Make your coupons cool!

QR Code Detective: Make your coupons cool!

Using quick response codes can help consumers benefit from discount offers without looking “cheap”. At the end of June, our QR code investigators looked into the importance of making sure that a campaign that uses the barcodes is mainstream enough to ensure that people will actually use them, and now they have revisited the topic when it comes to the specific ways in which quick response codes can actually allow marketers to take advantage of other … Read entire article »

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QR codes used in Qingdao on ancient trees

QR codes used in Qingdao on ancient trees

The quick response codes are a part of a project that helps to identify the various species. Ancient trees within the Qingdao Zhongshan Park in the Shangdong Province of east China have now been labeled with QR codes to give visitors to the area a better opportunity to be able to learn more about these gorgeous giants. The quick response codes were added so that smartphone users could easily scan them to gain information. The QR codes are … Read entire article »

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QR codes are finding their way into criminal scams

QR codes are finding their way into criminal scams

Authorities have cautioned the public to watch out for a new form of mobile security fraud using quick response codes. Authorities from countries around the world are cautioning the public to pay attention to the QR codes that they are scanning and downloading when they are in public places, as certain versions can present a mobile security threat. It has been found that criminal gangs in China have been using a bogus quick response codes for devious … Read entire article »

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