Album cover t-shirts use QR codes for music downloads

QR Code T-Shirts

The technology allows for the scan of quick response codes or tap of NFC technology by shirt buyers. A unique new program has been developed through a startup established by a husband-and-wife team, in which they are selling t-shirts that come with QR codes and NFC technology tags that can be used by customers to download the album that matches the cover image on the shirt. The Musical Ts allow for a one-time download of the album onto a smartphone or other connected device. The idea behind these t-shirts with…

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QR codes and NFC tags help in sharing home WiFi connections

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A number of technologies are being used to be able to give guests the ability to connect to a network. Being able to share a WiFi network connection with guests is becoming an increasingly commonplace but it isn’t always a convenient activity, so new technologies using QR codes, NFC technology, and other options are coming along to simplify the process. Today, it is nearly out of the question not to be able to share WiFi with houseguests, regardless of how many are visiting. QR codes and NFC technology are becoming…

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NFC technology enabled devices rise in popularity

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This technology is starting to build confidence in security and its usability makes it practical for the Internet of Things. NFC technology has how been available in several generations of smartphone – though it is only just now being added to the next Apple device, the iPhone 6 – and now it is starting to become more popular among consumers, as well. Recent research has suggested that it is coming out on top when it comes to the mobile payment market. The research was conducted by Frost & Sullivan. That…

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QR codes give famous public statues a voice in London

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The quick response codes are being used along with NFC technology to help the statues to talk. London is known for its large number of public statues, and through the use of mobile devices in combination with QR codes and NFC technology, those pieces of art are now able to speak to the people who are viewing them. In a unique and rather entertaining project, some of these famous statues now have words to say. The project commissioned a number of well known writers to come up with the words…

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NFC technology based mobile marketing lifts Pepsi’s sales

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This new high tech campaign has allowed consumers to use their smartphones to take part in a promotion. A pilot mobile marketing campaign was recently conducted by PepsiCo through Rehrig Pacific, a logistics company, using NFC technology to encourage shoppers to scan a tag in order to take advantage of a discount offer when purchasing one of the brand’s products. The smartphone user simply needed to tap their enabled device on one of the soda bottle display trays. This use of NFC technology provided consumers with instant access to a…

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