Informational QR codes educate Pollinator Garden visitors

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The West Orange Open Space & Environmental Commissions have launched the quick response codes. QR codes have been added as a new feature to the Pollinator Garden located in West Orange, New Jersey. The quick response barcodes were included as a resource to help visitors to inform themselves about the many components of the garden. The barcodes are meant to be used as educational tools for visitors who would like to learn more. The QR codes will be officially launched on July 17 at The Rock, which is located at…

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Ambercycle mini QR codes tell history of recycled clothing

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The garment recycling start-up is letting the quick response codes share the fabric backstory. A garment recycling start-up from Los Angeles called Ambercycle has started adding mini QR codes to its labels. The purpose is to make it possible for shoppers and customers to use their phones to scan and access online portals providing the details of how and where that specific article of clothing was made. The barcode is printed on the tags with the assistance of Avery Dennison in Glendale. That company provides the suite of online tools…

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Artists contribute Greenfields Veteran’s Memorial Mall mural QR code

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Quick response code scans direct visitors to learn more about the historical significance. A new Greenfield Veteran’s Memorial Mall mural QR code has been added to direct people to learn more about the historical information linked to the Massachusetts display. The goal of the barcode is to let people see the display as more than just artwork but as historically significant. Artist Rebecca Tippens of nearby Colrain Massachusetts joined others in painting the original display back in 1990. At the end of November, Tippens was joined by Nancy Baker and…

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QR code T-shirts promote contactless voter registration

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A new youth-led voting initiative is making it possible to keep a safe distance while registering. A new youth-led voter registration initiative in the city of Philadelphia is using QR code T-shirts to encourage people to register to vote while keeping a safe distance from others. The initiative was officially launched this week by the Mayor’s Office of Youth Engagement (OYE). The OYE is using the QR code T-shirts to build voter registration, particularly among young voters, leading up to the November 3 general election. The effort is an extension…

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AI beauty technology to revolutionize personalized skin care

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Advancements in new device tech uses algorithms to extract information about a user’s face. AI beauty devices are becoming more technologically advanced using algorithms similar to those originally developed for medical purposes. Algorithms can process photos and deduct vital medical information about a patient’s wellness. The technology scans images seeking and evaluating certain specific criteria that has to do with the health of a picture’s subject. What researchers are now trying to determine is what AI beauty algorithms will be capable of offering. They are seeking to know how much…

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