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Migros uses QR codes to complete mobile payments

Migros uses QR codes to complete mobile payments

The Swiss retailer will allow customers to use their smartphones to complete their transactions. Shoppers heading to Migros, a retailer in Switzerland, will now be able to use their smartphones to make mobile payments at the checkout counters of the stores, and a simple scanning of QR codes will complete the transactions. These quick response codes are an integral part of the security and ease of the purchasing process. The QR codes for this service were first available … Read entire article »

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QR codes help tourists in New York to appreciate local history

QR codes help tourists in New York to appreciate local history

A newly created walking tour in Ogdensburg provides a wealth of information about historical sites. The city of Ogdensburg has joined a growing number of other locations that are using QR codes in a way that will help tourists to be able to get more out of what they have to offer and to learn more about the various historical sites than could ever be provided through physical signage. The use of the quick response codes is … Read entire article »

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QR codes on prescription drug labels now have EU guidelines

QR codes on prescription drug labels now have EU guidelines

The European Medicines Agency now requires pharmaceutical companies to let them know if they will use barcodes. Pharmaceutical companies are now required to communicate to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) if they have intentions to add QR codes to their various types of drugs and medications, according to new guidelines that have been issued. Quick response codes are making their way onto a growing number of types of packages. The reason that many marketers and packagers are using … Read entire article »

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Rock Springs Conservation Area uses QR codes to keep visitors informed

Rock Springs Conservation Area uses QR codes to keep visitors informed

These new quick response code labels make it possible for people to learn more about tree species. The Rock Springs Nature Center has now been outfitted with a new project that is bringing it into the 21st century, by using QR codes to give visitors the opportunity to learn more about the trees they are seeing and what makes those various species special. The barcodes have been posted on a number of trees in the conservation area … Read entire article »

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QR codes help restaurant patrons to view inspection results

QR codes help restaurant patrons to view inspection results

Customers who want to eat out in Sudbury, Canada can now use cell phones to learn more about their top choices. While restaurants in Sudbury, Canada, have had to undergo inspections for some time now, a new service is allowing customers to be able to see the disclosed information about the results of those inspections by scanning QR codes located on the signage displayed in the business windows. There are special decals being added to the windows … Read entire article »

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QR codes make foundation of new Brazilian payment solution

QR codes make foundation of new Brazilian payment solution

Kiik and Stone will be working together to offer this mobile payments service with quick response codes. A new partnership between Kiik and Stone has been launched to draw the use of a new mobile payments solution based on QR codes, with the goal of reaching mover one thousand participating merchants before the close of 2015. The companies then want to stretch the use of the service to over 20,000 retailers by their first anniversary. Merchants being pursued … Read entire article »

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Topping up with QR codes piloted by Vodafone UK

Topping up with QR codes piloted by Vodafone UK

The mobile and wireless operator will be deploying quick response codes in retail outlets. Vodafone UK has announced that it will be taking on QR codes as a fast and easy form of technology to be used by customers who prepay for their service and who want to be able to top up their accounts. The idea is to allow customers to simply scan one of the quick response codes and refill their account credit. This project with … Read entire article »

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