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QR code monitoring system under development for taxi passenger safety

QR code monitoring system under development for taxi passenger safety

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Mysuru police are developing a GPS-using app to track rides and assist with complaint reporting. Police from the Indian city of Mysuru are developing a QR code monitoring mobile app for taxi and autorickshaw passenger safety. The goal is to use mobile internet as a component of policing those vehicles and provide other services. Passengers can read the quick response codes using a free app on their smartphones. The goal is to make … Read entire article »

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QR code labels help two Dutch coffee shops share cannabis product lab results

QR code labels help two Dutch coffee shops share cannabis product lab results

The quick response codes have been applied on each of the relevant products sold in the shops. Two coffee shops in the Netherlands are using QR code labels to provide their customers with important information. These shops sell cannabis, a practice that is perfectly legal in the country. That said, consumers have found it challenging to obtain quality and accurate information about these products. The two coffee shops are now making it easy for those shoppers … Read entire article »

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Mhealth QR code app wins AKU Hackathon prize

Mhealth QR code app wins AKU Hackathon prize

The mobile application would help to overcome struggles faced in many hospital emergency rooms. The first ever medical hackathon to take place in Pakistan has announced an mhealth QR code app as a winner. The event took place at the Aga Khan University. The mobile app may prove helpful in overcoming hospital ER challenges. The winning team was called *HistorER* and used a unique quick response code system. The QR code app could be used in emergency rooms … Read entire article »

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QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

The feature now offers a range of additional and fascinating improvements from Google. Google has added QR code scanning and a batch of new options to its Now on Tap feature. Users can translate text on any screen simply by tapping a button. This includes translating apps on a screen. The feature also provides additional facts about interests and includes an enhanced search-by-image. According to Google, the updates to Now on Tap “surface useful content and create a … Read entire article »

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BMW tire QR codes are setting a new standard

BMW tire QR codes are setting a new standard

These unique quick response codes provide information about the full life cycle of those products. BMW has decided to take it upon itself to change the way tires are registered by branding each one with unique tire QR codes that will make it possible to trace that product throughout its individual life cycle. The new quick response codes were unveiled in Germany at the REIFEN Show by 4JET Technologies. The tire QR codes solution was created by 4JET … Read entire article »

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1 in 5 mobile banking customers use QR codes

1 in 5 mobile banking customers use QR codes

In Poland, 20 percent of consumers have been scanning quick response codes through the mBank service. The findings from a new Marketing Mobilny w Polsce 2013-2014 report has revealed that almost 20 percent of Polish people between the ages of 16 and 40 years are using QR codes as a part of their mobile banking habits. The survey was conducted with the participation of 302 smartphone users who reside in Poland. The mBank service was recently introduced in … Read entire article »

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QR codes have now become an important part of the Kik chat app

QR codes have now become an important part of the Kik chat app

The mobile application has brought the quick response codes into the mix to bring brands and users together. Kik, the mobile messaging app, has recently added QR codes to its features as a part of an investment from Tencent, as it aims to replicate some of the successes that WeChat has achieved through a similar strategy. The quick response codes have been used in order to simplify a range of different interactions with the app. The decision to … Read entire article »

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New app uses QR codes to help consumers save on bills

New app uses QR codes to help consumers save on bills

The mobile application has been designed to scan energy bills in case a cheaper supplier is available. Following new government regulations in the United Kingdom, energy suppliers are now required to print QR codes at the top of every utility bill that they send to consumers, and with the use of that barcode, a mobile app will give consumers the ability to compare suppliers for better prices. The mobile app has been designed to instantly compare the … Read entire article »

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Students use QR codes to bring us closer to nature

Students use QR codes to bring us closer to nature

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 … Read entire article »

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Charlotte Fire Department adds QR codes for better communication

Charlotte Fire Department adds QR codes for better communication

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 … Read entire article »

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App uses QR codes to pay consumers for their attention

App uses QR codes to pay consumers for their attention

A new service called PiggyPeg has been designed to reward smartphone users for visiting designated sites. A mobile app called PiggyPeg has now been released and is attempting to convince businesses that one of the best ways to be able to make money by way of mobile is to encourage consumers to actually visit a certain Sao Paulo, Brazil, location by paying them when they scan QR codes upon arrival. Regardless of whether or not they actually … Read entire article »

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