SIX QR codes will replace inpayment slips by 2018

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The quick response codes have been approved by the board of directors for two years from now. The SIX Interbank Clearing Ltd board of directors gave its approval for SIX QR codes to be used instead of inpayment slips. The intention is to have all the paper slip barcodes replaced by the quick response codes by mid 2018. The QR code was already going to be used by the company but this will greatly broaden its use. The purpose is to keep up with the market needs, the progress of…

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QR codes added to Tyson Foods meat products

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Consumers can use their smartphones to scan the quick response codes to trace the product’s history. As Tyson Foods seeks to make its way into the Chinese market, it is simultaneously using QR codes in order to help to address food safety issues, which are a major problem within the country. The quick response codes are being added to the chicken products it’s selling, so consumers can scan them. In this way, shoppers will be able to use their smartphones in order to scan the QR codes on the chicken…

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QR codes are helping Pokémon fans to unlock rare Pokémonsters

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For fans who have really “gotta catch ‘em all”, quick response codes can help to get ‘em. Pokémon fans are forever trying to “catch ‘em all”, and now QR codes are playing a role in that effort as some people have started working together to be able to catch some rare, funky, and even unreleased Pokémonsters. This is actually done through an “injecting” hacking technique that is letting fans manipulate their game. The technique is making it possible for players to be able to do everything from change their avatars…

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QR codes central to OU mobile ticketing tech

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Oklahoma Athletics has revealed that quick response codes will allow fans to use smartphones as tickets. Among the latest news releases from Oklahoma Athletics is the introduction of a new mobile ticketing system that is designed to allow fans to be able to use QR codes in order to attend events through the use of their smartphones instead of having to rely on printed tickets. This mobile technology allows game tickets to be displayed on the screen of a smartphone. The way that it works is that fans with tickets…

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QR codes from Tencent experience widespread popularity in China

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The quick response codes are offering users a convenient vehicle for downloading mobile apps. China has a new popular activity surrounding the scans of red QR codes that were created by Tencent in order to be able to help device users to increase their odds of receiving lucky money. Tencent Yingyongbao has devoted 500 million Chinese Yuan (about US$ 79,931,000) to the campaign. When the red QR codes are scanned, they provide users with the ability to download mobile apps onto their smartphones or tablets. This method was chosen because…

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QR codes: Where will these barcodes take you?

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As common as quick response codes may be, most of them are used in highly mysterious ways! When it comes to QR codes, it looks as though they’re here to stay (at least, to the degree that one can make that declaration about any form of mobile technology, these days), but despite that fact, the debate as to whether or not they are worthwhile continues to rage on. The reason is that while quick response codes can be used highly effectively, they rarely are! The affordability of QR codes makes…

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QR codes are being placed under mobile security’s microscope

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Murdoch University’s internet security experts have pointed out some worrying facts about the use of quick response codes. As the popularity of QR codes has started to rapidly rise, and as 2014 is being declared the year of the quick response barcode, Murdoch University’s leading online security experts are now placing these black and white squares under the microscope and are asking whether they are as safe to use as they appear. The very nature of the quick response code makes it quite difficult for a user to identify potential…

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QR codes used by Daimler to inform emergency responders

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The German car manufacturer is expanding its use of the barcodes. Daimler, the German automaker, has announced that it is broadening the use of QR codes to help to provide essential information to emergency responders who are conducting a rescue following a traffic accident. These barcodes were already reported to have been a standard in the Mercedes-Benz and Smart Daimler brands. Back in May 2013, we reported the initial introduction of QR codes into the latest models of Mercedes vehicles. More recently, in January 2013, that was updated when we…

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QR codes enhance College Athletic Department

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This new quick response system at Emerson College will reduce the need for program printing. Emerson College has become the latest educational institution to discover the practical benefits of using QR codes, as their Athletic Department has now implemented them to help to reduce the need for printing out programs. As smartphones and tablets have become very common, so have quick response code scans. This has allowed organizations such as marketers, brands, and even schools to be able to use QR codes to bridge the gap between the real world…

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QR codes in Wales help visitors with place name pronunciation

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These quick response codes also allow smartphone users to figure out how to say phrases and words in Welsh. Visitors to Wales have always loved to see the stunning sites and locations throughout the region, but have traditionally struggled with pronunciations – that is, until they had new QR codes to scan and guide them in the right direction. This very simple to use mobile device technology makes visitors a scan away from knowing how to say site names. A new tourism program has been implemented in Wales that uses…

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QR codes help with Chinese garbage disposal

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A community in Hangzhou has started using quick response codes to help with proper trash disposal. In the ancient city in China called Hangzhou, a community along Shiba Street has come together to take part in a trial program that uses QR codes to help to guide people through the proper use of its “Intelligent Garbage Disposal” system. All of the households in the area are provided with bags that have quick response codes to indicate their purpose. The households receive bags with QR codes that are designated for “food…

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