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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QR codes help people remember victims of the Nanjing Massacre

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Visitors to an artificial memorial can now scan quick response codes to commemorate those who were lost. The fake memorial gravestones that represent the victims of southwest China’s Nanjing Massacre and of the bombing of Chongqing on March 31 now prominently feature QR codes to allow visitors to scan and remember those who died in the catastrophes. The quick response codes were added by the Chongqing Foreign Street staff as a part of the memorial. The point of the fake gravestones that now display QR codes is to give people…

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QR codes added to Minnesota company’s headstones

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This new high tech cemetery is hoping to create an enhanced way to memorialize those who have passed away. There is a trend that has been starting to grow in cemeteries throughout the world, which has involved the use of QR codes on headstones in order to be able to better memorialize those who have died and who are buried on their grounds. This trend has made its way into Minnesota, where a cemetery is now offering this feature to its customers. The point to adding the QR codes to…

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QR codes receive their approval for Anchorage columbarium wall

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The quick response codes have now been permitted for use in the notches of the wall at the public cemetery. While QR codes are most commonly associated with their use in mobile marketing and have been found in some of the oddest places, they are becoming increasingly popular on grave markers, where it is impossible to add more than the most basic information about a deceased individual. The city assembly in Anchorage have now unanimously voted in favor of allowing quick response codes in the public cemetery. This will allow…

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QR codes use to be broadened in Anchorage cemetery

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The quick response code stickers may soon be available for a wider number of locations on the grounds. Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery has now announced their intentions to put QR codes to wider use so that families will be able to place barcode stickers under niches in the columbarium wall so that they can be scanned by visitors. The decision required the approval of the Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday night. That followed the unanimous support of the cemetery’s own board. While the QR codes are already being used in the…

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QR codes provide a new kind of work for stonemasons

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As quick response codes become more common on gravestones, stonework is becoming more sophisticated. The use of QR codes on gravestones in order to make it possible for mourners and gravesite visitors to be able to scan in order to learn more is a growing trend, and the feature is being offered by cemeteries in locations across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, and other countries around the world. The barcodes are added to gravestones to provide more “room” to add information about the deceased. Space on a…

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QR codes to mark Canadian tombstones in a digital age

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Mourning is a process that is making its way to smartphones through the use of quick response codes. Though hardly the first time that QR codes have been seen on grave markers, as this trend has been a slowly growing one around the world, a startup in Canada called Qeepr is hoping that this technology will become much more commonplace and will help mourners to remember their loved ones who have died. This use of quick response codes is quite defining, as mobile technology makes its way more deeply into…

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QR codes on gravestone help son memorialize his war hero father

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An increasing number of cemeteries are starting to allow quick response codes on grave markers. In an industry where the trends are known not to change very quickly or frequently, mobile technology has brought a new option in the form of QR codes, to allow mourners to be able to memorialize their loved ones with far more space than is available on the gravestone, itself. These quick response codes can be scanned by smartphones with a free reader app, to learn more about the deceased. Among the most recent examples…

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QR codes considered for tombstones in Arlington National Cemetery

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Though quick response codes have been becoming increasingly common on gravestones, they are not permitted here. Although cemeteries are hardly known for being high tech, using the latest cutting edge technologies, QR codes have been changing that in some places across the country as these scannable barcodes have been added to tombstones. In fact, quick response codes have been a growing trend in cemeteries around the world. When QR codes were added to a war memorial cemetery in Wales, with the Duke of Kent attending the unveiling of WWI barcodes…

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QR codes introduced to many new U.S. graves

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The smartphone friendly barcodes are being used at a growing number of cemeteries as memorials. A trend using QR codes to help remember loved ones after they have died is making its way across the United States as well as in other countries around the world. The use of this technology, which is compatible with smartphones and some tablets, is growing quickly. The reason is that QR codes help to use a very small amount of space in the physical world to provide a nearly limitless amount of space in…

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QR codes on tombstones make their mark on Memorial Day

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The smartphone scannable barcodes make it easier to remember those who have died. Memorial Day gives us a time to remember those who have lost their lives while serving in the armed forces in order to preserve everything that we hold dear, and now technology, by way of QR codes, is providing a new opportunity to remember those individuals with greater detail than what a grave marker can offer. A growing trend is including these barcodes on gravestones to help visitors to learn more about who is buried there. Traditional…

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