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QR codes at Verizon may replace login names and passwords

QR codes at Verizon may replace login names and passwords

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new authentication option could come in the form of quick response codes that can be scanned. Verizon Enterprise has announced the launch of QR codes as one of two components in a new authentication option within its universal identity mobile security service. What must now be seen is how many companies will actually find quick response codes useful in this form. Among the goals of these QR codes is to help to phase … Read entire article »

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QR codes and side view cameras will boost school bus safety

QR codes and side view cameras will boost school bus safety

These new improvements are meant to make this form of transportation safer and easier to inspect. The Forest Hills Transportation Center has announced that it is adding two new technology components to its school buses in the form of QR codes and side view cameras, to help to boost safety for the children, the bus drivers, and other road users. These quick response codes will help to keep people informed as to the condition of the school … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: Ultimate do’s and don’ts of marketing with 2D barcodes

QR Code Detective: Ultimate do’s and don’ts of marketing with 2D barcodes

Brands and marketers need to discover the yeses and the no-nos of connecting with consumers over smartphones. A growing number of highly successful campaigns that have incorporated a QR code have eliminated any doubt that it is possible to use these barcodes for tremendous achievements, but at the same time, there is a right way and a wrong way to getting the most out of what they have to offer a mobile marketing strategy. Learn the do’s … Read entire article »

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QR codes are being used by teachers to enhance their lessons

QR codes are being used by teachers to enhance their lessons

Students are able to scan quick response codes using smartphones and tablets for more interactive learning. Children in today’s classrooms are very comfortable with mobile devices and teachers across the country are starting to take advantage of the benefits of these devices by incorporating them into their lessons through affordable and simple to use technologies such as QR codes. When using mobile devices to help with learning, teachers are finding kids more interested and engaged. A recent example … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: Is your barcode visible but inconvenient?

QR Code Detective: Is your barcode visible but inconvenient?

There is a growing problem with quick response codes that are easy to see but inconvenient to scan. This week, our investigators observed a number of QR code placements that were highly visible so that they would certainly attract the attention of the user, but that would require the user to go out of his or her way to actually scan them. When a quick response code is inconvenient to scan, the odds are that people won’t … Read entire article »

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QR codes give famous public statues a voice in London

QR codes give famous public statues a voice in London

The quick response codes are being used along with NFC technology to help the statues to talk. London is known for its large number of public statues, and through the use of mobile devices in combination with QR codes and NFC technology, those pieces of art are now able to speak to the people who are viewing them. In a unique and rather entertaining project, some of these famous statues now have words to say. The project commissioned … Read entire article »

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QR codes can be used to connect shoppers with live chat agents

QR codes can be used to connect shoppers with live chat agents

Now, shopping in store can provide consumers with the same real time support as they would receive online. TouchCommerce, an online engagement solutions provider, has now unveiled its new TouchStore service, which takes advantage of the use of QR codes to give shoppers in retail stores and who have smartphones the opportunity to be able communicate with live chat agents who can provide additional information about products and promotions. This is a novel use of quick response … Read entire article »

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QR codes receive their approval for Anchorage columbarium wall

QR codes receive their approval for Anchorage columbarium wall

The quick response codes have now been permitted for use in the notches of the wall at the public cemetery. While QR codes are most commonly associated with their use in mobile marketing and have been found in some of the oddest places, they are becoming increasingly popular on grave markers, where it is impossible to add more than the most basic information about a deceased individual. The city assembly in Anchorage have now unanimously voted in … Read entire article »

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