QR code stickers give local museum an affordable tech upgrade

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The Williamston Depot Museum is using quick response codes to share more local history. The Williamston Depot Museum in Michigan is using QR code stickers to help share more history stories with its visitors. The quick response codes are scanned with smartphones to open up a wealth of information about the city’s downtown Historical District. The project involves adding QR codes to about 38 buildings so visitors can learn more about their history. Each of the QR code stickers will be unique to the buildings they represent. This provides interested…

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Quick response codes bring historic zoo into the 21st century

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The Alameda Park Zoo will soon boast QR codes created by the Holloman 49ers, a middle school team. The Holloman Middle School’s 49ers will use quick response codes to bring an additional educational feature to visitors at the Alameda Park Zoo. The local LEGO league teams were faced with a challenge to come up with a way to help animals. The Holloman 49ers’ solution was to add quick response codes to the signage at the zoo, which is the oldest zoo in the American southwest. The purpose was to make…

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Memorial QR codes help us remember fallen soldiers and vets

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Monuments in civic memorials in Springfield, Ohio may soon feature quick response codes. Memorial QR codes are becoming increasingly commonplace on gravestones and markers in cemeteries. However, in Springfield, Ohio, they may also find their way to civic memorial monuments. The goal is to use the quick response codes to ensure that detailed memories will be preserved over time. Randy Ark, a resident of New Carlisle, is working with Dodds Monuments of Springfield to add memorial QR codes to civic memorials in addition to a larger number of headstones. Ark…

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Tombstones Museum QR codes at Tokat launch visitors into the past

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A new initiative at the historical location has provided quick response codes so visitors can learn more. A fascinating project looking into the past has been launched to use Tombstones Museum QR codes to inform visitors. The quick response codes are located at the Melikgazi Cemetery’s entrance. Melikgazi is the first Turkish-Islamic cemetery within the Niksar district of Tokat. Visitors can use a free QR code app to scan the barcodes to access a highly informative website. The purpose of the Tombstones Museum QR codes is to make it possible…

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Sterling Heights to use QR codes to boost information access

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Residents of this Michigan city will be able to scan quick response codes to learn about permits and more. In response to the interest residents of Sterling, Michigan have shown in obtaining information more quickly and easily, the municipality will be implementing QR codes to boost accessibility through the use of smartphones. The intention to use the quick response codes was announced at a recent city presentation at the end of last year. Denice Gerstenberg, the City Development Director, attended the Sterling Heights City Council meeting in which city officials…

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Students use QR codes to share history of town

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Teens from Sacred Heart School in Swaffham have placed quick response codes around their town. Students from the Swaffham Sacred Heart School have used QR codes to provide visitors to the Town Trail with access to video recordings that offer more information about the historical site that they are facing. There are a total of 44 different quick response codes that have been placed at locations throughout the town. These QR codes are scanned by smartphones and tablets in order to play recordings that offer information about the person or…

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Students use QR codes to bring us closer to nature

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The team have worked together to use quick response codes and smartphone tech to improve interactivity. High school students who are Warren Consolidated Schools Macomb Mathematics Science Technology Center (MMSTC) Ecology Club members have now implemented QR codes at the Sterling Heights Nature Center to help visitors to be able to use their smartphones in order to discover more about the animals that they may see there. The hope is to help to boost the learning and interactivity that is available through the nature center. When a visitor uses a…

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Charlotte Fire Department adds QR codes for better communication

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The quick response codes have now been added to the department’s field communication cars. According to the communication center at the Charlotte Fire Department, there have now been QR codes applied to the field communication cars in order to better be able to connect with people. The benefit that they are hoping to gain from the quick response codes is in connecting with the citizens. These QR codes allow people to be able to scan the sides of the vehicles in order to discover more about the communications division as…

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QR codes on rental cars can improve the customer experience

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These companies are using quick response codes in a number of ways to assist their drivers. Among the latest trends in the use of QR codes has been that of rental car companies that have been posting the barcodes on and in their vehicles, so that they will be able to learn more about the vehicle that they have rented. Moreover, these quick response codes can even direct the driver to a dealership that is local to them. That feature can be very handy for drivers who have rented the…

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Historic German cemetery adds QR codes to open up the past

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Quick response codes have been added to panels near certain gravesites to provide more information than names and dates. The Central Cemetery in Aschersleben, a town in the Saxony-Anhalt district of Salzlandkreis, in Germany, has decided to add QR codes to small signs throughout the historic site in order to give smartphone users the opportunity to learn more about the deceased who are buried there. To start, there will be 21 signs next to grave stones from the 1860s to help people to learn more. Across the cemetery, there are…

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QR codes offer tourists a high tech side to St. Petersburg

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The use of quick response codes in St. Pete, Florida, is taking off at local historic buildings and attractions. If there is one thing that can be said about the areas that are most frequently visited by tourists in St. Petersburg, Florida, nowadays, it is that QR codes have certainly left their mark on these locations, and it looks like they are multiplying. They are most often seen on the doors of historic buildings and the entrances of local attractions. Scanning these QR codes provides visitors to the area with…

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