Traffic police in India introduce autorickshaw QR Codes to help promote safety

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Nagpur traffic police have introduced a QR codes option in the city’s three-wheeled vehicles. Autorickshaw QR codes have been introduced by traffic police in the city of Nagpur, located in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The quick response (QR) codes have been implemented by the police to help ensure the city’s three-wheelers are a safe mode of public transportation for citizens. Twenty autorickshaw drivers across the city have been enrolled in the program and provide a QR code. The first autorickshaw QR codes have been distributed to 20 drivers across…

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Students in India benefit from QR codes in textbooks

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Digital content is being viewed by hundreds of students thanks to quick response codes. Schools reopened across the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on June 1 and data has shown that students are keen on using the QR codes included in the revamped syllabus for the new textbooks for Classes I, VI and IX, reported The Hindu. The new access to digital content is hosted on DIKSHA. The online content accessed via QR codes within the textbooks is hosted on the national digital platform of the Ministry of Human Resource…

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College QR codes help applicants find a Delhi University College

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Delhi University administration is making the lives of new applicants easier. During admissions this year, students new to Delhi and its colleges will have the advantage of using the new college QR codes to help them discover the appropriate departments, colleges and institutes that are part of Delhi University. The unique QR Codes have been synched with Google Maps. India is no stranger to using quick response codes in its educational system. As QR Code Press reported back in 2017, India’s Education Minister announced the launch of an enrollment program…

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QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

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As the country works hard to go cashless, the use of quick response codes has spiked. India has managed to take lowly QR codes and make them a central part of the way things function. While the main spotlight has been focused on the quick response codes used in mobile payments transactions, the country is taking their use much further. You can scan a QR code to avoid using cash when buying from many merchants, but now other tasks use barcodes, too. Recently, the Kolkata Metro announced the upcoming use…

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Standard QR code in the works in India

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The Indian government is seeking to find a way to create a single type of barcode across mobile payment providers. The government of India is working on the concept of a standard QR code system that could be used by Indian payment providers. This could make it possible for merchants to more easily offer a spectrum of transaction options to customers. QR codes are the technology of choice for the government, which is trying to reduce the use of cash. The Indian government has now asked some of the top…

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QR codes implemented into Kerala Tourism strategy

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These quick response codes are meant to help it easier for travelers to conduct a search and find what they want. Kerala Tourism has now launched a new system based on QR codes that allows travelers to conduct fast and easy searches to find the destinations that they want and to learn information that is related to those locations. These quick response codes provide information that can be found on the official Kerala Tourism website. The feature has been rolled out in order to help to cater to smartphone users,…

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Large media firm in India uses QR Codes to win over consumers

Cyber Media, and India-based publishing and specialty media firm, has announced that they will be using QR codes in print media throughout India as part of their efforts to connect with customers. Scanning the code with a smart phone, or any web enabled mobile device, will take users to advertisers websites or other associated online content. “QR Codes will make print interactive,” says Prasanto K. Roy, president and editor-in-chief of Cyber Media. “We decided to commercially launch QR codes when telecom operators began rolling out 3G services that will make…

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