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QR code reader in Opera Mini browser gets a makeover

QR code reader in Opera Mini browser gets a makeover

Aside from the quick response code reader, the Android browser also has an enhanced download manager. The latest update for the Opera Mini browser for Android devices now features a range of updates and improvements, such as a better QR code reader, enhanced language support and a newly designed download manager. The language support now includes 90 new language options including 13 regional dialects from India. Now that the Tamil and Malayalam versions of the Opera Mini browser … Read entire article »

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QR codes find themselves mixed into controversial London artwork

QR codes find themselves mixed into controversial London artwork

A new piece by Banksy has criticized the use of teargas in a refugee camp located in Calais. Banksy has now completed a new artwork in the form of a mural that has used symbolism and QR codes in order to criticize the use of teargas in the Calais refugee camp that is known as the “Jungle.” The mural appeared on the French embassy in London and has drawn massive attention to the issue. The piece, itself, uses … Read entire article »

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QR codes boost visitor experience in Ohio’s Wood County Park District

QR codes boost visitor experience in Ohio’s Wood County Park District

The quick response codes have been added to signage following the receipt of a grant for the project. The Wood County Park District in Ohio was recently the recipient of the grant for which it applied in order to make sure that it could add new signage including QR codes to its various parks. The new signs and their smartphone friendly barcodes are now going to be installed in the parks. The grant that was received by the … Read entire article »

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QR codes will help bring lost pups home

QR codes will help bring lost pups home

A new system through AnimalRescue.com will help lost pets to be able to find their way home. A program called AnimalRescue.com, based in Brevard County, is now making it possible for people to scan QR codes in order to be able to gain information about a lost pet they’ve found. Because dogs and cats can’t speak for themselves, it can make it very hard to bring them home when they’re lost. Losing a pet can be an owner’s … Read entire article »

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QR codes to make bike rental easy for G20 summit visitors in Hangzhou

QR codes to make bike rental easy for G20 summit visitors in Hangzhou

The city has been making efforts to simplify transportation for English speakers, including the use of quick response codes. The G20 summit next September is going to be held in Hangzhou, China, and that city has been going to great lengths to help to make sure English speaking visitors will be able to get around with convenience, including by using QR codes as a kind of universal language. In this instance, the quick response codes will be … Read entire article »

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QR codes offer Macau tourists new walking tours

QR codes offer Macau tourists new walking tours

People visiting the city can use the quick response codes to “Step Out, Experience Macau’s Communities”. The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) has now implemented a number of QR codes in order to offer walking tour routes to visitors in one of the latest steps it has taken to optimize its overall tourism experience. The idea is to help to make it possible for visitors to obtain these routes with greater ease and convenience. A simple scan of … Read entire article »

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Sterling Heights to use QR codes to boost information access

Sterling Heights to use QR codes to boost information access

Residents of this Michigan city will be able to scan quick response codes to learn about permits and more. In response to the interest residents of Sterling, Michigan have shown in obtaining information more quickly and easily, the municipality will be implementing QR codes to boost accessibility through the use of smartphones. The intention to use the quick response codes was announced at a recent city presentation at the end of last year. Denice Gerstenberg, the City Development … Read entire article »

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