QR code monitoring system under development for taxi passenger safety

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The Mysuru police are developing a GPS-using app to track rides and assist with complaint reporting. Police from the Indian city of Mysuru are developing a QR code monitoring mobile app for taxi and autorickshaw passenger safety. The goal is to use mobile internet as a component of policing those vehicles and provide other services. Passengers can read the quick response codes using a free app on their smartphones. The goal is to make it fast and easy for a customer to take part in the QR code monitoring process…

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QR code labels help two Dutch coffee shops share cannabis product lab results

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The quick response codes have been applied on each of the relevant products sold in the shops. Two coffee shops in the Netherlands are using QR code labels to provide their customers with important information. These shops sell cannabis, a practice that is perfectly legal in the country. That said, consumers have found it challenging to obtain quality and accurate information about these products. The two coffee shops are now making it easy for those shoppers to scan and learn what they need to know. The QR codes are openly…

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QR code makes a Halloween Costume Ball splash

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The annual event from Calavera Tequila and LAArtsOnline.com generated a large number of scans. The annual Halloween Costume Ball sponsored by Calavera Tequila and LAArtsOnline.com was a supreme hit once again this year, as more than 500 people were in attendance and, among them, many were using their smartphones to scan QR code displays on ads, and even on one very special costume worn by one of our very own. As this costume made its way through the packed crowd, partygoers didn’t hesitate to scan. The party was held at…

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QR codes mystery in Montgomery has been solved

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The sudden appearance of large quick response barcodes in the downtown area has been tracked to its source. On March 28, Mobile Commerce News first reported that there were QR codes popping up all over the downtown area of Montgomery, Alabama, and that mystery has now been solved now that the owners of the barcodes have been identified. As it turns out, these mystery barcodes were displayed to promote a seminar that was to be held in the area. The mystery was causing a number of raised brows in the…

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QR code at Hackerspace aims to be largest in the world

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The barcodes are constantly popping up in new and unique locations and strategies. Since the QR code has started to become very popular, it has become a considerable target for companies and individuals that have been making attempts at creating the largest one in various ways. This was the case with Hackerspace, which created a rooftop barcode in a unique way. Other rooftop QR code projects have occurred in the past, as have other very large ones that have been presented in stadiums, corn fields, and other surprising and sometimes…

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QR codes record broken in Taiwan

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Over 1000 people in the country came together to create a massive human barcode. On Sunday, more than 1000 people in Taiwan worked together on a promotion for the island, which created QR codes made out of people, in the hopes that they would be able to draw the attention of the world. The effort was designed to profit from the increase in smartphone use around the world. This is because the growing global penetration of smartphones has meant that a larger number of people have the capability of actually…

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QR code clock draws attention but mixed opinions

Some find it highly amusing while others feel that it is the height of uselessness. Mobile friendly barcodes have been appearing everywhere from product packages and advertising to tombstones, which means that many were not surprised when the recent QR code clock made its way into the digital environment. However, not everyone is completely taken with this most recent use of the black and white squares. The QR Code Clock was created by Michael Ciuffo. He, himself, called the strange creation “technological convenience that really isn’t convenient.” The reason is…

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Cows in France painted with a QR code as modern-day form of branding

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French cows have been spotted brandishing a QR code on their sides. The French QR code industry has found a new way to use these mobile-friendly barcodes by painting them on the side of cattle. Surprisingly, this is not the first time that cows have been seen wearing these two dimensional scannable codes, as they were also seen in the United Kingdom in December 2011, when farmers used them in the branding of their cattle being sold at auction. Though many individuals initially thought that it was done as a…

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NoDa rooftop QR code receives Guinness recognition as largest in the world

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Massive QR Code gets recorded. The Guinness website is now confirming that the enormous QR code located on a NoDa rooftop is now considered to be the largest one in the entire world. This massive scannable two dimensional barcode was created last fall by Hackerspace Charlotte. It is located on the roof of the Southern Resources building in NoDa. Each of the code’s sides extends a tremendous length of 100 feet, and it is now visible from the satellite views provided by Google Maps. The size of the code has…

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Sushi restaurant in London launches interactive QR code campaign

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London’s first Temaki Sushi restaurant is scheduled to open in March of this year. For now, the store is still under construction, but the owners are taking the opportunity to reach out to consumers early. Construction is being concealed behind a vibrant display upon which QR code fish are waiting to be scanned by tech savvy pedestrians. The restaurant, called Yoobi, has launched a campaign to generate hype for the grand opening next month and has begun encouraging smart phone users to scan the code for deals. Scanning the code will…

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QR codes start to show their artistic side – 3 in 1 code!

QR Code Art

With the increasing popularity of QR codes has come a great deal of experimentation with the various ways in which they can be used, and this has inspired designers and artists to present the barcodes in new and innovative ways. For example, artist and designer Frank Haase has drawn a great deal of attention to himself with his QR coded shoes prototype. They have been designed with a QR code carved right into their soles, so that when the wearer steps from a wet surface to a dry one, the…

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