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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

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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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QR code use is changing the young Chinese adult relationship with money

QR code use is changing the young Chinese adult relationship with money

In fact, quick response codes are having an impact on this demographic’s social behaviors. A new theory published in the South China Morning Post suggested that QR code use is changing the way young adults in the country live their lives. It is, according to the report, altering the way young Chinese adults view money and it is even altering their social behaviors. Quick response codes have been central to many forms of mobile payment technologies in … Read entire article »

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QR code solution brings banking options to Cambodians

QR code solution brings banking options to Cambodians

The country is greatly unbanked, but mobile digital transactions are now rapidly on the rise. Cambodia has been struggling to drive mobile payments to the point that they are mainstream but a new QR code solution appears to be correcting the issue. The quick response codes are sending a growing number of mobile device owners to their smartphones when they reach the checkout counter. The kingdom is hoping to reduce the use of cash, which remains its … Read entire article »

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Facebook Rewards QR codes provide in-store savings

Facebook Rewards QR codes provide in-store savings

The social network is aiming to show its stuff in terms of boosting traffic to brick-and-mortar shops. A new Facebook Rewards QR codes feature test is now underway as a new form of mobile marketing. This advertising is designed to send more in-store shoppers to the checkout counter with items to purchase. The reason is that the quick response codes are not only personalized but offer savings or bonuses. When a consumer scans the Facebook Rewards QR codes, … Read entire article »

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Authenticity QR codes let Chinese consumers verify Australian olive oil production

Authenticity QR codes let Chinese consumers verify Australian olive oil production

Producers from Australia are labeling their bottles with quick response codes to assuage concerns. Australian olive oil producers are adding authenticity QR codes to their product labels. They designed the quick response codes to redirect to a personalized video geared toward Chinese consumers. The marketing strategy, called Australian Authentic, is meant to verify the authenticity of the product. The goal of the authenticity QR codes is to assuage consumer concerns and is predicted to double Australian grower returns. … Read entire article »

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Pinterest QR code scanner added to Lens object recognition feature

Pinterest QR code scanner added to Lens object recognition feature

The mobile technology can now detect and scan a quick response code automatically. The new Pinterest QR code scanner as a part of the Lens object recognition feature has changed what the popular app is capable of accomplishing. QR codes have become a regular part of some of the top sharing and social mobile apps. The Pinterest QR code scanner function is hardly unique to mobile apps, though it is interesting that it has been worked into the … Read entire article »

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Spotify QR codes change the sharing game among app users

Spotify QR codes change the sharing game among app users

The music streaming service is adding Spotify Codes to its mobile app to simplify feature usage. New Spotify QR codes are helping the streaming service app to be more user friendly. The barcodes, called “Spotify Codes” are meant to make all the different spotify features simpler and more direct. The mobile app users can scan QR codes for every one of the songs to share the tunes they like. The Spotify QR codes work by providing a unique … Read entire article »

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Will QR code use become commonplace for wedding gift giving?

Will QR code use become commonplace for wedding gift giving?

The usage and application of quick response codes in China is continuing to explode. In China, the tradition of giving cash to newlyweds is a long one and QR code use is now bringing the practice into this century. For hundreds of years, cash was given in red envelopes, but that paper is being increasingly conserved through the use of black and white barcodes. QR codes are being used for a rapidly rising number of activities in … Read entire article »

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QR code stickers give local museum an affordable tech upgrade

QR code stickers give local museum an affordable tech upgrade

The Williamston Depot Museum is using quick response codes to share more local history. The Williamston Depot Museum in Michigan is using QR code stickers to help share more history stories with its visitors. The quick response codes are scanned with smartphones to open up a wealth of information about the city’s downtown Historical District. The project involves adding QR codes to about 38 buildings so visitors can learn more about their history. Each of the QR code … Read entire article »

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