QR codes could replace business cards if Badgetec has its way

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Button tags worn on clothing could change the way that businesspeople exchange contact information. Smartphones are already becoming a vital part of contact information exchange within the business world, and now Badgetec has unveiled a product based on QR codes that it is hoping will take this trend a step further by replacing business cards with a barcode. The concept is a combination of business cards and personalized badges that can be scanned by smartphones. The concept is that the QR codes can be scanned by smartphone users in order…

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Constant Contact launches new marketing service that uses QR codes to help businesses connect with consumers

QR Code Service

Constant Contact, an online marketing firm, has announced a new tool to help businesses and non-profit groups to connect with consumers. The company’s new tool, called Scan-to-Join, will allow businesses to create their own QR codes and attach them to sign-up forms. Using these forms, consumers can sign up for newsletters and other kinds of mailing lists that offer some kind of information. QR codes have been used in this way before by other companies to varying degrees of success. By using QR codes, Constant Contact believes that businesses will…

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Leading law firm to use QR codes from Vizibility as a way to connect with clients and colleagues

QR Code Legal Uses

In the legal world, reputation and history have great meaning. Attorneys rely on their reputations to attract new clients just as much as consumers use this reputation to find an attorney they can count on. As the world grows more attuned to mobile technology, people are becoming less keen on doing research themselves. So, leading law firm McCarter & English has announced that it will be using Vizibility’s online identity management platform as a way to give consumers access to attorney information. Vizibility is an identity and search platform that…

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Kimberly-Clark launches new QR code campaign to keep patients safe while in the hospital

QR Code Patient Safety Education Program

Kimberly-Clark, a U.S. corporation that primarily produces paper products but has ventures in the health care industry, has announced the launching of a new QR code campaign called the QR Code Patient Safety Education Program. The company is working with the Safe Care Campaign, an organization that works to eliminate hospital acquired infections. Together, the two organizations aim to help patients educate themselves while staying at hospitals or other health care facilities. They believe that QR codes are the best way to accomplish this aim because of the widespread ownership…

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Restaurants get their own application to help connect with mobile patrons using QR codes.

QR Code Marketing for Restaurants

Likewise Social Media Solutions, a social marketing and management firm based in Canada, has launched a new QR code application that aims to help restaurants connect with mobile consumers. The application is called QR-IQ and its goal is to make static advertisements and information available to consumers more dynamic. The new application is available to any restaurant that has an interest in using QR codes. The codes generated by the application can be scanned by any barcode scanning application that consumers can get their hands on. QR codes are becoming…

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Scan mobile company uses QR codes to create a stir among the crowds

*Great video by scan.me explaining what a QR Code is Founded in 2011 by Garrett Gee, a Brigham Young University student, Scan is a company that creates technologies such as NFC image recognition and QR codes in order to bring businesses and individuals from the real world together into the digital sphere. It has not yet been a year since Scan’s app was released, and it has already received over 10 million downloads from the Android Marketplace and the Apple App Store. There are users of the application in over…

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Codee Software announces the opening of its App Store

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Codee Software Inc. has now released the next version (2.0) of its QR code platform, at the same time that it has opened the doors of its Codee App Store. The Codee App Store is designed to provide mobile consumers with a range of different apps that will give them better use and control over the QR codes that they use in their everyday lives. They can buy a QR code app that is relatively inexpensive and goes above and beyond the traditional scanning app. These also provide consumers with…

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Heineken incorporates QR codes into the Open’er Music Festival for better attendee connections

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Heineken has revealed the results of providing attendees with free QR code stickers at the company’s 2012 Open’er Music Festival, to spread its brand message, “Open Your World”. Last summer’s Gdynia, Poland festival saw Heineken with computers set up so that attendees could create short messages that describe themselves, then convert that message into a QR code and print it out onto a sticker, called a “U Code” by the company, that they could wear while they were at the event. According to the Poland marketing manager for Heineken, David…

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FormSprint’s popular Integrated Custom Software platform now supports QR codes in an effort to help streamline business correspondence

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FormSprint, makers of IBM i-based forms and document management software, have adopted QR codes into their services. The company’s management platform will now support QR codes in an effort to help business streamline their operations. QR codes are popular in the world of marketing, but the codes can be used for more than simple advertisements. More businesses are finding the codes useful for their correspondence as they allow companies to distribute information more efficiently. Using QR codes properly can be deceptively simple. The codes themselves are easily created for free…

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EMS Internet launches new campaign to promote use of QR codes

QR Code Marketing

EMS Internet, a marketing and web design company based in the UK, has launched a new initiative that aims to promote awareness of QR codes amongst consumers. In the past, the company had erected large QR codes around its office building. Now, the codes will go mobile, as they will be attached to a pickup truck. The company hopes that the code will attract attention and make people more familiar with the codes. The company is well versed in the use of QR codes so consumers will not have to…

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Dynotag introduces next generation QR codes that offer new protections to consumers

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Dynotag, a technology company based in Seattle, Washington, has released a new line of innovative QR code products and services. These products and services are designed to make QR codes more intuitive for consumers and businesses, both tech-savvy and otherwise. They are also meant to give consumers peace of mind in a time when cybersecurity is becoming a major concern. Though QR codes are a popular tool for marketers, hackers are finding uses for the codes as well. The potential threat of identity theft has been one of the reasons…

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