Brij rolls out new one-touch QR code product registration

QR Code product registration - new feature rolled out

The platform will also make it possible to use the quick response barcode for reorders. Brij is a platform that works to bring together physical goods with digital experiences has launched a new one-touch QR code product registration and reorder feature. The platform’s new barcode features are meant to simplify these otherwise clunky processes. Brands using this platform are able to create customized experiences to offer through their products. These can now be accessed through QR code product registration. When customers scan the quick response code on the item or…

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Messenger QR codes enable US person-to-person payments

Messenger QR codes - Messenger App Icon

The social media company had already confirmed it was testing the option earlier this spring. Facebook confirmed its tests of Messenger QR codes for person-to-person payments earlier this spring. Now, it has announced that the quick response codes are rolling out for US app users. The quick response barcodes make it possible for US users to send or request money with Facebook Pay. The money can be sent or requested by any user in the US to any user in the country, even if they are not Facebook friends on…

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Baltimore passed a law requiring vacant properties to post QR code signs

QR code signs - rundown building with graffiti

The quick response codes direct a scanner to an info portal about ownership and plans for a building. The city of Baltimore has passed a law requiring QR code signs to be posted on vacant properties. The city currently has around 15,600 vacant properties and a decreasing population. This trend is quite different from other cities on the East Coast. Across the last decade, the population of Baltimore has reduced, making it even more challenging to fill vacancies. As these properties become and remain quite visible, the city has made…

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France turns to QR code sign-ins to trace customers as restaurants reopen

QR code sign-ins - cafe in Paris, France

As bars, cafés and other eating establishments open up, the government is using barcodes for tracing. On Wednesday, France is starting phase 3 of its reopening plan, which includes eating establishments and will involve the use of QR code sign-ins for contact tracing. The quick response codes are meant to help keep track of customers in case an outbreak should occur. On June 9, assuming the situations continues to remain as it is (or better) the government will allow eating establishments, gyms and swimming pools to open. The curfew will…

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