Toronto high school students launch LGBT Qr Code campaign

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The new campaign uses a quick response (QR) code to provide support to LGBTQ+ community members. A new program called “LBGTQr Code” has been launched at a Canadian high school in Toronto, Ontario. The goal of the new campaign is to help stop bullying and to offer resources to LGBTQ+ youth amid changes to the province’s sexual education curriculum. The campaign was launched to help LGBTQ+ community members’ feel safe and secure in school. The LGBTQr Code campaign was started by the non-profit organization “The Get REAL Movement.” The organization…

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Cool QR codes make for cashless carwashes

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A Canadian company providing self-serve wash bays has used quick response codes as an alternative to tokens. A new system of cool QR codes makes it possible for drivers to wash their cars without the need for exact change. At Valet Car Wash in Cambridge, Canada, customers previously needed to use change to buy tokens. While they can still use cash to use the self-service carwash, they now have the choice to use smartphones, too. The quick response codes were chosen due to the ease and affordability of their generation…

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QR codes are yet untested in transit transfer slips

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That said, the technology is being considered with the hopes that it will not be a glitch process. The capital of Canada, Ottawa, is now considering QR codes to be added to their transit transfer slips in order to be able to stay ahead of the technology curve when it comes to their newly overhauled fare system. However, there are some people who have their doubts as a quick response code system is primarily untested. The fear is that if the Ottawa transit system goes to the length of employing…

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QR codes central to new app at the Royal Ontario Museum

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The application allows the visitors to the attraction to become the curators and experience a whole new level. The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) has just released a new app called the ScopifyROM application, which uses QR codes and mobile devices to help visitors to the location to learn a great deal more about what they are seeing than would be possible on the museum signage. The app has been designed to bring the museum experience up to a brand new and more interesting level. The app allows any visitor to…

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QR codes have now made their way onto Canadian gravestones

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Quick response codes are making their way onto headstones in countries around the world. Funeral homes across the United States and in Europe have been announcing new features that allow QR codes to be added to grave markers, and this smartphone friendly memorial technique has just become available in Canada. These barcodes give an interactive quality to the headstones that mark a buried individual in a cemetery. These QR codes can be scanned by individuals with smartphones or tablets in order to view a tribute webpage that provides more information…

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