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Contest winner uses QR codes for a virtual time traveling experience

Contest winner uses QR codes for a virtual time traveling experience

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Jason Yun’s winning design gives visitors to Australia’s Central Station the chance to look back over the years. The winner of the Cosentino Design Challenge has now been announced as Jason Yun, who implemented live QR codes at the Central Railway Station in order to provide visitors with a time traveling experience through the use of their smartphones. The up and coming architect chose the location because it is one he will be … Read entire article »

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QR codes bring digital features to print marketing

QR codes bring digital features to print marketing

Campaigns are being enhanced by quick response codes as it is bringing additional media to printed materials. Although the use of QR codes isn’t necessarily anything new, they have started to truly prove themselves in terms of being able to bring digital components into print marketing, when used in combination with a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. That said, it remains very important to make sure to pay attention to the experience provided to … Read entire article »

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US retailers choose mobile payments with QR codes over Apple Pay

US retailers choose mobile payments with QR codes over Apple Pay

Many large companies have disabled the NFC readers from their point of sale terminals. Large retailers across the United States have made the move to block Apple pay through the disabling of the NFC readers at their POS terminals, as they work to complete their own mobile payments transactions solution that will be based on QR codes. A recent report has shown that giants such as Wal-Mart, CVS, Best Buy and Rite Aid are stopping Apple Pay. These … Read entire article »

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QR codes provide scannable invitations to Facebook Rooms

QR codes provide scannable invitations to Facebook Rooms

Through quick response codes, users can invite friends to their anonymous community on the new app. Many people have been waiting for the new Rooms social app from Facebook that allows users to take part in anonymous communities, and it gives those users the chance to use QR codes in order to invite others to join them. This new mobile app gives users the chance to create their own “room”, anonymously, based on any topic they want. The … Read entire article »

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QR codes can ask directions for you

QR codes can ask directions for you

Whether you’re in your home town or on vacation, scanning quick response codes can give you electronic maps. One of the primary challenges that people face on an everyday basis, but especially while they are visiting another city for the first time, is in being able to travel from point A to point B without getting lost, and now QR codes are stepping into the mix to provide exactly the directions that people need to arrive … Read entire article »

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QR codes help consumers to rescue sea life

QR codes help consumers to rescue sea life

A new strategy is using quick response codes to help shoppers to make informed choices. A new use for QR codes has been created by the Advanced Research Corp. (ARC) for the Fish Trax Marketplace that will give consumers the opportunity to learn more about sustainable practices so that they can inform themselves and make the choices that they feel are right. By using quick response codes, it makes the effort affordable, while being easy for consumers … Read entire article »

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Tesco begins testing PowaTag mobile payments app

Tesco begins testing PowaTag mobile payments app

New test aims to see how PowaTag can engage mobile consumers visiting Tesco Tesco, the UK supermarket giant, has launched a one-week test of new mobile payments technology from Powa. The retailer will be using the PowaTag application in order to facilitate mobile transactions from customers. Tesco has become very interested in mobile commerce in recent years and was one of the first in the UK to experiment with “pop-up” stores. These stores use QR codes … Read entire article »

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QR codes added to park trees to identify species

QR codes added to park trees to identify species

The quick response codes that are posted on the signs help with the identification of 24 different local species. Matthews Park now has a much more high-tech feature than it ever has before, as signage has now been added to some of the trees that include QR codes that can be scanned in order to learn more about 24 local species that are represented within the space. The hope is that by allowing people to scan the … Read entire article »

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