QR code nail stickers launched for dementia patient tracking

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A Japanese city has used quick response codes as a part of a new initiative to care for the elderly. A city in Japan has started to use QR code stickers on residents with dementia. The goal is to give authorities a barcode to scan if those individuals wander off and become lost. The local police, hospitals and other authorities will have the means to scan these barcodes to call up identification information for the lost person. Iruma, a company located north of Tokyo, first developed these tiny unique barcode…

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How QR Codes Help Autistic Children

Nothing is more terrifying than losing your child. It can happen to anyone. You take your eyes off them for one second and, poof, they’re gone–lost in the crowd. Now imagine that you have an autistic child with a propensity to wander. And, when they are lost, they are unable to communicate or ask for help. Thankfully, there is a way to protect your autistic child if they become lost and increase their chances of a safe return. This protection comes in the form of a bunch of square blacks…

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