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QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As the country works hard to go cashless, the use of quick response codes has spiked. India has managed to take lowly QR codes and make them a central part of the way things function. While the main spotlight has been focused on the quick response codes used in mobile payments transactions, the country is taking their use much further. You can scan a QR code to avoid using cash when buying from … Read entire article »

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QR code labels on chicken let consumers check its quality

QR code labels on chicken let consumers check its quality

Scanning quick response codes will make it possible to learn a great deal about the product’s safety. New QR code labels are being used in parts of India to allow consumers to check on the quality of the chicken they’re buying. The barcodes can be scanned using free apps and smartphones. A scan provides consumers with a wealth of information about the history of the product. Several details are revealed about the complete history of the chicken … Read entire article »

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Memorial QR codes help us remember fallen soldiers and vets

Memorial QR codes help us remember fallen soldiers and vets

Monuments in civic memorials in Springfield, Ohio may soon feature quick response codes. Memorial QR codes are becoming increasingly commonplace on gravestones and markers in cemeteries. However, in Springfield, Ohio, they may also find their way to civic memorial monuments. The goal is to use the quick response codes to ensure that detailed memories will be preserved over time. Randy Ark, a resident of New Carlisle, is working with Dodds Monuments of Springfield to add memorial QR codes … Read entire article »

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New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

Quick response codes provide users with additional benefits that can give them more at brand events. A new Nintendo QR code is all it will take for users to automatically check in with the brand. Every user will be provided with a unique quick response code for fast and simple check ins to My Nintendo. That will give the user “exclusive My Nintendo member benefits,” said a company announcement. While the specifics regarding those benefits haven’t been … Read entire article »

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Snapchat QR codes no longer welcome on Facebook

Snapchat QR codes no longer welcome on Facebook

The social network is banning the quick response codes from both profiles and pages. Facebook has decided to crack down on the Snapchat QR codes people are sharing on their profiles as well as their pages. They are hunting specifically for the ones being used as page and profile images. As it turns out, Facebook has a very rigid set of guidelines when it comes to promoting other social networks. Among the reasons that people have assumed that … Read entire article »

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School QR code launched to promote wellness

School QR code launched to promote wellness

An Idaho school district is using technology to help its wellness campaign to succeed. Emmett School District Food Service Director Tyree White has spearheaded a school QR code for a wellness campaign. The educator worked with a nurse in the district for the purpose of providing better awareness of what people are eating. The quick response code campaign was inspired by the contents of White’s husband’s birthday cake. Last year, White used the Fitness Pal to find out … Read entire article »

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QR code nail stickers launched for dementia patient tracking

QR code nail stickers launched for dementia patient tracking

A Japanese city has used quick response codes as a part of a new initiative to care for the elderly. A city in Japan has started to use QR code stickers on residents with dementia. The goal is to give authorities a barcode to scan if those individuals wander off and become lost. The local police, hospitals and other authorities will have the means to scan these barcodes to call up identification information for the lost … Read entire article »

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Standard QR code in the works in India

Standard QR code in the works in India

The Indian government is seeking to find a way to create a single type of barcode across mobile payment providers. The government of India is working on the concept of a standard QR code system that could be used by Indian payment providers. This could make it possible for merchants to more easily offer a spectrum of transaction options to customers. QR codes are the technology of choice for the government, which is trying to reduce the … Read entire article »

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QR code integration is the next step for Raiffeisen Bank ATMs

QR code integration is the next step for Raiffeisen Bank ATMs

The Austrian financial institution will also be working NFC technology into its machines. In Austria, the Raiffeisen Bank is now changing their ATM network machines to include NFC and QR code integration. The financial institution is adding the reader devices to 1,200 machines throughout their network. The goal is to make it possible for traditional ATMs to accept quick response code scans and near field communication taps. There are several different types of transaction that will become … Read entire article »

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Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

Thousands of merchants are expected to adopt the new quick response code based mobile payment service. The Liquid Pay QR code is now targeting Singapore retail locations. The company predicts that 25,000 of those companies will be participating in this mobile payments method. These merchants will be on board within the next 12 months, says the firm. Liquid Pay allows purchase transactions to be completed through the use of QR code scans. The Liquid Pay QR code scans … Read entire article »

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