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QR Code Detective: Is your product tracking useful to consumers?

QR Code Detective: Is your product tracking useful to consumers?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Many companies are discovering that quick response codes can help to provide transparency that customers appreciate. The QR code was originally created in order to be able to improve the ability to trace individual products within factories and plants, and businesses have been discovering that this ability to track their products throughout their lifetimes is not only appealing to them, but it could also be very attractive for customers. By being able to … Read entire article »

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QR codes are central to a Coca-Cola free giveaway campaign

QR codes are central to a Coca-Cola free giveaway campaign

In a partnership with Ubisoft, the soft drink giant is allowing customers to scan quick response codes to download a free game. Consumers in eight different countries are now able to benefit from a new partnership between the Coca-Cola drink manufacturer and Ubisoft, as the beverage company has added QR codes to its 250 ml cans of Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Zero products so that customers can scan and receive a free download of the “Just Dance … Read entire article »

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QR codes provide kids with a way to recommend library books

QR codes provide kids with a way to recommend library books

Two libraries in the Netherlands are using quick response codes in a project to encourage reading. In the Netherlands, two libraries – Hoogeveen Library and Assen Library (Bibliotheek Assen and Bibliotheek Hoogeveen) – are now working together on a project that uses QR codes in order to encourage kids to read more through an innovative and interactive program. Kids are able to use video linked through the quick response codes to explain why a book is their … Read entire article »

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QR codes and UPC barcodes help consumers recycle

QR codes and UPC barcodes help consumers recycle

A new quick response code based program informs people about local systems for ensuring products don’t end in landfills. A program called Recycle now has implemented a new system that uses different types of barcodes, such as UPC and QR codes, in order to give people the opportunity to scan them and discover more information with regards to the proper disposal of a certain product or package, within their local area. Scanning the quick response code brings … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: Are you using the best scanner?

QR Code Detective: Are you using the best scanner?

There are dozens, if not hundreds of quick response code scanning mobile apps available for smartphones. The mighty QR code can be found on everything from a can of peas at your local supermarket to an ad found in an in flight magazine on your way to the exotic vacation of a lifetime, and while they are designed to be quick and easy to use, your experience partly depends on your having selected the right scanner … Read entire article »

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QR codes could make digital magazine access simpler

QR codes could make digital magazine access simpler

A new quick response code feature has been added to the PDF software from Flipbuilder.com. QR codes are becoming an increasingly common feature in print ads and product packaging, and Flipbuilder.com has now added these smartphone friendly barcodes to its PDF to HTML and PDF to Flash conversion software called Flip PDF in order to make it easier to access digital publications. The developers of the software have confirmed that the quick response code feature is now … Read entire article »

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Smartphone barcodes let library users scan their own and skip the line

Smartphone barcodes let library users scan their own and skip the line

A new app is allowing boos to be borrowed without having to wait at borrowing stations to check out. The National Library in Singapore has come up with a new program to help to beat the lineups in its libraries by using a new mobile app that will allow device users to scan smartphone barcodes and borrow books right as they take them off the shelf, instead of having to wait in line at borrowing stations. This … Read entire article »

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QR codes make an appearance in Xbox One retail game packages

QR codes make an appearance in Xbox One retail game packages

The game console has been capable of scanning for some time, and the quick response codes are now arriving. Even before the initial release of the Xbox One, Microsoft had announced in the unveiling of the game console that it would be capable of scanning QR codes in order to save the user the necessity of having to type in lengthy digital key codes, which is time consuming, monotonous, and often frustrating. That said, despite this capability, … Read entire article »

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