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QR codes promote student literacy in Mineola, New York

QR codes promote student literacy in Mineola, New York

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The kids have been encouraged to use mobile technology to share their favorite books with others. The Hampton Street School in Mineola, New York, is using QR codes and mobile technology as a part of a greater effort to encourage students to read and to start to discover a wider variety of different kinds of books. The school has now created an interactive recommendation experience based on the scans of quick response codes. The … Read entire article »

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QR codes are placed under the spotlight by Columbia Marketing

QR codes are placed under the spotlight by Columbia Marketing

Quick response codes are being applauded by marketers on an increasing basis, due to cost effectiveness. When it comes to use as a part of a mobile marketing strategy, QR codes have had a rough start, as marketers have struggled to be able to determine how exactly to get the most out of this very inexpensive method of adding virtually limitless digital content to print ads and product packaging. While many companies have seen considerable success with … Read entire article »

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QR codes are becoming central to the battle against fraud

QR codes are becoming central to the battle against fraud

There are a range of counterfeit educational certificates circulating in India and quick response codes could combat this trend. Aside from the primary use for QR codes, which is in mobile marketing, these two dimensional barcodes have also found their way into a range of different verification processes that have given consumers and businesses, alike, the opportunity to use their smartphones and tablets to ensure that a product or document is the genuine article. As counterfeit products … Read entire article »

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QR codes are the center of Bitcoin-inspired digital artwork

QR codes are the center of Bitcoin-inspired digital artwork

Quick response codes are now a part of pieces of art that have been created to be smartphone friendly. A company based on the Isle of Man, called CrypArt has now started on a new goal of using QR codes as a part of the artworks that it creates, making it possible for those pieces to be able to contain hidden messages that can be revealed through the use of smartphone scans. The messages contained in the … Read entire article »

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QR codes help Cheltenham taxis prove they’re legit

QR codes help Cheltenham taxis prove they’re legit

Cabbies in this part of England can now prove to customers that they are driving a licensed vehicle. This week, QR codes were introduced into Cheltenham, England’s taxis and private rental vehicles to help passengers to know that they are not riding in a car with a faked license. The program by the borough council is also designed to help to promote improved overall public safety. At the same time as a new type of “no smoking” sticker … Read entire article »

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QR codes from WeChat banned on the Weibo platform

QR codes from WeChat banned on the Weibo platform

As the rivalry between the companies rages on, quick response codes have become the next battleground. The popular Chinese social media network, Weibo, has now announced that its users will no longer be able to use QR codes and other forms of promotion for its primary rival, WeChat, on its platform. A statement from Weibo has revealed that it will be halting users from sharing WeChat quick response codes. The rivalry between these two Chinese platforms has been … Read entire article »

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QR codes will be the next addition to Beijing taxis

QR codes will be the next addition to Beijing taxis

In 2015, passengers taking cabs in the capital of China will be able to enjoy a new high tech feature. Taxi riders in Beijing are going to be able to a enjoy a new feature that is compatible with their smartphones in the form of QR codes that are going to be displayed on the ID cards of their drivers. This will give those riders the ability to scan the quick response codes in order to learn … Read entire article »

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QR codes are the latest tech from OceanWatch Australia

QR codes are the latest tech from OceanWatch Australia

These quick response codes are being used to track seafood and inform buyers about the history of their products. OceanWatch Australia has now announced the introduction of the new unique QR codes that are meant to give buyers the opportunity to use their smartphones and tablets to trace the history of the seafood that they are interested in purchasing. These quick response codes can be scanned to provide wholesale buyers with information specific to that product. For example, … Read entire article »

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