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Giant QR code promotes tourism in northern China village

Giant QR code promotes tourism in northern China village

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In the Chinese province of Hebei, in the city of Baoding created a massive quick response code. A new Chinese tourism campaign has used 130,000 juniper trees to form a giant QR code that is viewable from the air. The quick response code was formed in a large tree field within a northern village. The trees are shaped into a QR code that is completely functional and that is meant to boost local … Read entire article »

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Printed QR codes help keep construction equipment renters in Sweden safe

Printed QR codes help keep construction equipment renters in Sweden safe

Byggmaskiner-Gruppen Sverige has launched a quick response code label printing machine to boost operator safety. Swedish construction machine rental company, Byggmaskiner-Gruppen Sverige, is now using printed QR codes to reduce the risk of construction site accidents. The company worked with MCS – a British software developer – and the Swedish Rental Association (SRA) to create this system. The company now uses quick response codes to provide machine operators with helpful safety information. The company claims that its MCS-rm … Read entire article »

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Artistic QR codes give Hong Kong tourists self-guided tour directions

Artistic QR codes give Hong Kong tourists self-guided tour directions

Quick response codes inspired by art provide visitors to the Old Town Central district with touring assistance. The Hong Kong Tourism Board has added artistic QR codes to its most recent strategy to appeal to visitors. The idea behind the quick response codes is to draw new tourists to the Old Town Central area of the city. Moreover, they are also designed to provide those tourists with an enhanced experience once they’re there. The art inspired QR … Read entire article »

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GMO QR code labels law leads to lawsuit against Trump administration

GMO QR code labels law leads to lawsuit against Trump administration

The Center for Food Safety filed a federal lawsuit regarding lack of legal labeling compliance. Last week, the Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration regarding the GMO QR code labels promised in a 2016 federal law, and the government’s failure to comply with that law. The quick response codes were supposed to be added to labels regarding genetically engineered (GE) food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Secretary of Agriculture … Read entire article »

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QR code money transfers allow Chinese panhandlers to accept mobile payments

QR code money transfers allow Chinese panhandlers to accept mobile payments

As China progresses toward a cashless society, people begging for money won’t be limited to change. A new way of accepting QR code money transfers will give new options to panhandlers in China. Individuals begging for change have found that as the country becomes increasingly cashless, fewer people have cash handy to give. A growing number of people in China have been using mobile payments, reducing the cash they carry. As a result panhandlers have found that people … Read entire article »

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QR code bill payment method to launch through Tata Power

QR code bill payment method to launch through Tata Power

This will make the company the first Indian power utility to use quick response codes in this way. Tata Power recently announced that it is going to be the very first power utility to use a QR code bill payment system in India. The quick response codes are meant to make it more convenient for customers to pay their invoices. “Tata Power has become the first power utility to introduce QR code service for bill payments in Mumbai,” … Read entire article »

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E-toilet QR codes help to improve public bathroom cleanliness and maintenance

E-toilet QR codes help to improve public bathroom cleanliness and maintenance

A company in India is using quick response codes to let people scan and report their feedback. A new form of e-toilet QR codes in Chennai, India, make it possible for people to scan a barcode with their smartphones so they can provide remarks and suggestions. The goal of the QR codes is to help to improve the cleanliness and overall maintenance of the public toilets. When the e-toilet QR codes are scanned from where they are displayed … Read entire article »

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Venmo QR codes launch to make it easier for users to share their profiles

Venmo QR codes launch to make it easier for users to share their profiles

The new quick response codes are supposed to help users connect with their friends more quickly. New Venmo QR codes recently rolled out for users of the mobile payments app. The idea is to use the quick response codes simplify the process of finding their friends within the application. The QR codes are available in both the Android and Apple iOS versions of the Venmo mobile app. All users need to do to use the Venmo QR codes … Read entire article »

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Custom QR codes streamline Tesla Model 3 event check-ins

Custom QR codes streamline Tesla Model 3 event check-ins

Attendees of last Friday’s event presented a quick response code to gain access to the exclusive occasion. The Tesla Model 3 Delivery Event on Friday offered a sleek and streamlined entrance confirmation using custom QR codes for attendees permitted exclusive access. This use of the quick response codes made it possible for the company to reduce wait times for invitees and their guests. The event took place at an outdoor venue located outside the main Tesla factory … Read entire article »

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EMVCo publishes new QR code standard for mobile payments

EMVCo publishes new QR code standard for mobile payments

The payment standards body released a new publication to provide technical specs for the use of quick response codes. EMVCo recently published the “EMVCo QR Code Specification for Payment Systems: Consumer-Presented Mode” as a QR code standard ahead of moving toward their use. The publication provides a definition of the way quick response codes function as a single-direction communication between a mobile app and the point of interaction. This represents the first official step forward for EMVCo … Read entire article »

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QR code signs guide visitors on “Corner Gas” location walking tour

QR code signs guide visitors on “Corner Gas” location walking tour

Fans of the show and movie can now visit the fictional town and learn more using quick response code scans. The location where the “Corner Gas” television series and made-for-TV movie was filmed now features QR code signs to help visitors enjoy self-guided tours. All the visitors need to do is scan the quick response codes with their smartphones and they receive information and directions to move through the town. The tiny fictional town is located out … Read entire article »

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