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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

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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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QR code scammers captured by police, ending retail fraud scheme

QR code scammers captured by police, ending retail fraud scheme

Law enforcement was finally able to catch up with two men who were conning a number of retailers with quick response codes. Police finally managed to capture two sneaky QR code scammers who had managed to con a number of retailers using fake quick response codes. The two men were able to scam over 20 different retail stores before being tracked down by law enforcement. The QR code scammers took their fake quick response codes to the series … Read entire article »

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Visa QR codes rolled out in Taiwan smartphone payments system

Visa QR codes rolled out in Taiwan smartphone payments system

The quick response codes are used to make the transactions fast and easy to complete. The largest credit card company in the world will be launching a mobile payments system in Taiwan based on Visa QR codes. Local media reports have stated that the quick response codes will be central to transactions completed in the mobile wallet. Visa stated that it intends to use QR codes because they can be scanned by virtually any smartphone. By using Visa … Read entire article »

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QR code advantages abound in tech friendly packaging solutions

QR code advantages abound in tech friendly packaging solutions

A dairy co-op called Languiru has found a way to benefit from quick response codes on product labels. The second largest dairy production co-op in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, Languiru, has discovered considerable QR code advantages when used on their product packaging. The idea was to launch a digital product label solution that ensures full food quality and safety transparency. This makes it possible for the entire production process to be understood and controlled. Moreover, the … Read entire article »

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QR code rail tokens replace cash for Delhi Metro passengers

QR code rail tokens replace cash for Delhi Metro passengers

Commuters now have the opportunity to use their smartphones to scan a barcode instead of buying a token with cash. Delhi Metro riders now have a much more mobile friendly commute with QR code rail tokens and smart card recharging. The train service’s official mobile app’s latest update added several convenient features, said the Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC). This move aligns well with the rest of the country’s effort to use mobile payments to go cashless. India’s … Read entire article »

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JanSport QR code backpack turns a student’s book bag into a barcode

JanSport QR code backpack turns a student’s book bag into a barcode

The popular brand has converted one of its bag designs into a black and white plaid scannable barcode. Quick response codes have taken many forms over the last few years and a new JanSport QR code in the form of a backpack is the next on the list. The popular bag maker is making it easier for students to share some of their favorite digital content such as an Instagram profile, favorite music video, or even … Read entire article »

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Unique QR codes reduce fraud in medical condition documents

Unique QR codes reduce fraud in medical condition documents

An Indian government institution is adding quick response codes to its certificates to simplify authentication. Fraud related to faked illnesses is a growing problem In India, but unique QR codes added to documentation may soon control this problem. The scannable quick response codes will be added to certificates of medical and fitness conditions. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has become the first government sector institution to pilot a program using unique QR codes to authenticate … Read entire article »

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Will QR code reading save Apple sales in China?

Will QR code reading save Apple sales in China?

The iPhone maker is finally working its way into the barcode scanning culture to appeal to Chinese shoppers. QR code reading is a regular part of daily life in mainland China, but Apple hasn’t taken part in this trend. Now, the company has become one of the last to look to quick response codes to try to appeal to the over 700 million mobile device users in the country. The barcodes haven’t seen nearly as much use … Read entire article »

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