Special QR code packaging to improve product security

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A Korean company seeks to patent a new QR code printing technology. Anycos a company based in Korea that manufactures plastic packaging materials for food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, has developed a high speed printing technology for QR code packaging. The company is now seeking a patent for the high-speed printing tech that helps to prevent copycat products. Anycos’ quick response codes help to provide authenticity tracing. Korea’s market for plastic packing has increased due to the upswing of online shopping, home deliveries and home meal replacements. In fact, according to…

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Ghana Universal QR code to roll out to help speedup use of digital payments in country

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Ghana becomes latest nation to announce upcoming launch of a universal QR code payment system. A Ghana universal QR code will be rolling out across the West African nation later this year. The country’s government wants to push the adoption of digital payments and hopes the universal quick response code-based payment system will help. The goal is to make it easier for businesses to accept electronic payments. The Ghana universal QR code, which is planned to be introduced in the fourth quarter of 2019, was announced by Ghana’s vice president,…

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QUICKOM QR code seeks to replace conventional phone numbers

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QUICKOM makes it easy to call people directly by scanning a QR code. QUICKOM QR code has been designed to connect people using an inbound communication system built on a quick response code for call centers and personal transactions. The QR code solution was built by decentralized communications specialist Beowulf and aims to provide anonymous communications, privacy control and flexibility. QUICKOM has been designed to give control over communications back to the user. Focused on delivering privacy and ease of connectivity, QUICKOM has been developed to bring call center capability…

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Unique WeChat QR codes give business clients a way to access more customer data

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Tencent wants to focus more on its business clients than its users. A unique kind of WeChat QR codes are being rolled out as part of a new service that gives business clients the chance to use these codes on every single one of their products. This will allow Tencent’s business clients access to more data on each of their customers. The service will provide companies with better tracking data. The WeChat QR codes are part of Tencent’s latest move to focus on business clients, rather than its users. The…

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Laundry service in China to introduce QR code bet sheets to hotel patrons

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Hotel guests in Wuhan will soon be able to track the cleanliness of their linens. QR code bed sheets may help hotel guests feel more at ease with hotel cleanliness. At least, this is the goal of a laundry service in China, which plans to embed towels, sheets, quilts and other hotel linens with a thin, heat- and water-resistant chip. Customers who scan this chip with their smartphone can track the cleanliness of the linens in their assigned room. China is notoriously known for engaging in questionable cleaning practices in…

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