QR codes mystery in Montgomery has been solved

Mobile Marketing QR Codes

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 codes are gaining strength in numbers

QR Codes fitness

There has been a growing amount of creativity in how QR codes are being used. Though it took a while for them to catch on, QR codes are now appearing just about everywhere, from more common product packages to increasingly unique and unusual spots. From shop windows to print ads, and even gravestones, these barcodes are appearing everywhere we look. Quick response codes are becoming quite the common sight on flower pots, pizza boxes, an even produce stickers at the supermarket. If you use a smartphone to scan the plant…

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Artist creates QR code art in “Beautiful Traps”

QR Codes Art

Yiying Lu has released another art project that includes the barcodes in the artwork. QR code art has been taken to another level by Yiying Lu, who has just released her latest project which is a collection called “Beautiful Traps” which integrates fashion and nature while being fully scannable. The pieces are worked into combination watercolor and marker paintings depicting women wearing carnivorous plants as their hats. Integrated into the headwear of several of the women are the quick response codes. The QR code art is created entirely by hand,…

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VW uses creative QR codes in advertising

The barcode was used in a commercial for its Crafter commercial vans Volkswagen has taken a unique and create QR codes approach to the way that the barcodes are used in order to generate some awareness about its Crafter commercial vans and their significant capacity. It created a commercial where the quick response codes were made out of orange crates. The commercial ran in Mexico and didn’t have any dialogue or narration. It simply showed the process of the creation of a massive unique mobile barcode out of orange crates,…

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QR code crossword puzzle links scanners to full-length movie

QR Code Used in Crossword Puzzle

As QR codes continue to grow in popularity around the world, new ways to use the codes are beginning to emerge. Svanes Kolding, an emerging filmmaker from Los Angeles, has found a new way to use QR codes that is quite different from how others are using the codes. To commemorate his movie, The Things We Keep, Kolding has fashioned a crossword puzzle out of the iconic design of a QR code. The puzzle is no small feat, as Kolding had to figure out how to make the puzzle functional…

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