QR codes central to Pernod Ricard responsible drinking campaign

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The company has used a massive quick response code to draw attention to its latest awareness effort. Pernod Ricard launched its Responsib’ALL Day campaign in a unique and mobile friendly way by using 210 square foot (64 square meters) QR codes to be able to encourage viewers to interact with its campaign. The company engaged more than 200 of its employees with the task of building the quick response code. The QR codes could be found in Cyberport, Hong Kong, in the outdoor Podium area. The massive barcode, when scanned,…

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Charlotte Fire Department adds QR codes for better communication

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The quick response codes have now been added to the department’s field communication cars. According to the communication center at the Charlotte Fire Department, there have now been QR codes applied to the field communication cars in order to better be able to connect with people. The benefit that they are hoping to gain from the quick response codes is in connecting with the citizens. These QR codes allow people to be able to scan the sides of the vehicles in order to discover more about the communications division as…

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QR codes in China can help job seekers to find employment

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A wall of quick response codes at a Taiyuan job fair has been created to let people scan to find new positions. Though most people would think of QR codes as a barcode that is useful in print advertising for products and brands, some companies are now seeing the opportunity of advertising other types of offerings, such as job postings. This led to the printing of a wall of quick response codes at a job fair that was held in the Shanxi province in China. The Taiyuan Evening News reported…

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Snapchat uses QR codes to quickly add people as friends

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The company’s recent acquisition of Scan.me has made it possible for these quick response codes to work. Recent reports have been made based on leaked emails during the recent hack at Sony that have revealed that Snapchat had acquired Scan.me, a startup company that provides the generation of QR codes, among other related features. Now, Snapchat has launched a new feature that it has called Snaptags, which allows barcodes to be scanned. Snaptags are designed to work as a type of unique form of QR codes that are generated for…

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QR codes from WeChat banned on the Weibo platform

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As the rivalry between the companies rages on, quick response codes have become the next battleground. The popular Chinese social media network, Weibo, has now announced that its users will no longer be able to use QR codes and other forms of promotion for its primary rival, WeChat, on its platform. A statement from Weibo has revealed that it will be halting users from sharing WeChat quick response codes. The rivalry between these two Chinese platforms has been rapidly building recently and this statement against the ability to use the…

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QR codes will be the next addition to Beijing taxis

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In 2015, passengers taking cabs in the capital of China will be able to enjoy a new high tech feature. Taxi riders in Beijing are going to be able to a enjoy a new feature that is compatible with their smartphones in the form of QR codes that are going to be displayed on the ID cards of their drivers. This will give those riders the ability to scan the quick response codes in order to learn more. The information that they will be able to obtain by scanning the…

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QR codes are the latest tech from OceanWatch Australia

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These quick response codes are being used to track seafood and inform buyers about the history of their products. OceanWatch Australia has now announced the introduction of the new unique QR codes that are meant to give buyers the opportunity to use their smartphones and tablets to trace the history of the seafood that they are interested in purchasing. These quick response codes can be scanned to provide wholesale buyers with information specific to that product. For example, wholesale buyers can scan the QR codes to obtain the information with…

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Are QR codes past their prime?

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A recent study on quick response codes has revealed that most people still see them as useful. Online mobile technology magazine, QR Code Press has released the results of a study that it had conducted throughout the first half of November, examining the usefulness of QR codes and investigating whether or not this type of 2D barcode has already had its moment in the sun and is now on its way out. The results of the research showed that consumers have many opinions about quick response codes, but overall they…

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QR codes provide fast and easy jury duty responses

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Residents of Connecticut could soon be able to use their smartphones to confirm or postpone service. It may not be long before residents of Connecticut will be able to use QR codes to be able to either confirm their service or postpone it when they have been called for jury duty. This will allow quick response codes to be scanned so that residents will automatically access the necessary webpage. Should the QR codes become available, they will be official barcodes that will allow residents to email the Jury Administration office,…

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QR codes help take on dengue outbreaks

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A Gravitrap equipped with quick response codes can help to keep people informed. A new tool has now become available in Singapore that is designed to use QR codes to help people to gain quick and easy accurate information about dengue, in order to be able to better battle outbreaks of the disease. This tool, which has already proven to be helpful, will now use quick response codes to boost effectiveness. The tool is called the Gravitrap. It functions by capturing female mosquitoes that are ready to lay their eggs.…

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Swaddling a baby in QR codes encourages greater care

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Parents can now obtain advice about their babies by scanning quick response codes on their blankets. If there are two things that all parents of new babies have in common, it is that they will all swaddle their children in a blanket at some point and they will all have questions about how to provide those infants with the best care, and this is exactly how a new program based on QR codes plans to help. A company called Swaddle Designs has launched a tech-enabled blanket that allows parents to…

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