QR codes have been added to historic sections of Aschersleben cemeteries

QR Codes used on gravestones

The administration of the company has decided to broaden its use of the quick response codes. The Aschersleben cemetery administration has now decided that it will be expanding its listing of QR codes, in a move that is marking graves from World War I, to offer visitors more information. Scanning the quick response codes on the gravestones using a smartphone directs users to a special website. The website makes it possible for visitors to the cemetery to be able to access more than what is carved into the gravestone, with…

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Historic German cemetery adds QR codes to open up the past

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Quick response codes have been added to panels near certain gravesites to provide more information than names and dates. The Central Cemetery in Aschersleben, a town in the Saxony-Anhalt district of Salzlandkreis, in Germany, has decided to add QR codes to small signs throughout the historic site in order to give smartphone users the opportunity to learn more about the deceased who are buried there. To start, there will be 21 signs next to grave stones from the 1860s to help people to learn more. Across the cemetery, there are…

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QR codes on gravestones generate controversy in France

QR Codes used on gravestones

An argument has arisen with regards to who can give the nod to quick response codes on grave markers. As the trend of using QR codes on gravestones in order to make it possible to provide visitors to cemeteries with an opportunity to learn more about the people who are buried there, has reached a French community of almost 100,000 people, located near Belgium, called Tourcoing, and this technology has brought a great deal of controversy along with it. At the start of the arguments has been who actually has…

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QR codes are headed to gravestones in Somerset, England town

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Burnham-On-Sea has permitted the use of quick response codes on grave markers in its three cemeteries. Counselors in Burnham-On-Sea recently gathered and gave their approval for the use of QR codes on gravestones in the cemeteries that are located in the town, in order to allow for a more modern experience for memorializing the deceased. These quick response codes will be added to gravestones for the first time at the three Burnham and Highbridge cemeteries. These QR codes will give visitors to the cemeteries the opportunity to be able to…

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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

Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery QR codes

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 provide a new kind of work for stonemasons

QR Codes used on gravestones

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 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 on tombstones make their mark on Memorial Day

QR Codes Grave Stones

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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QR codes have now made their way onto Canadian gravestones

QR codes headstone

Quick response codes are making their way onto headstones in countries around the world. Funeral homes across the United States and in Europe have been announcing new features that allow QR codes to be added to grave markers, and this smartphone friendly memorial technique has just become available in Canada. These barcodes give an interactive quality to the headstones that mark a buried individual in a cemetery. These QR codes can be scanned by individuals with smartphones or tablets in order to view a tribute webpage that provides more information…

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