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 Are Now A Fashion Statement

Venmo QR Codes scans by men

Consider, if you will, the long, tumultuous history of the necktie. In the 70’s, the Disco Era, you had ties so wide they could double as lobster bibs. In the much cooler 80’s, they went skinny, which in itself was a revival of 50’s fashion. Then of course, there always the threat of competition with bowties, which occasionally enjoy a resurgence of popularity in certain circles, especially when a Time Lord wears one. Yes, QR Codes are indeed everywhere… So, what does the 21st century have in store for the…

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How QR Codes Help Autistic Children

Nothing is more terrifying than losing your child. It can happen to anyone. You take your eyes off them for one second and, poof, they’re gone–lost in the crowd. Now imagine that you have an autistic child with a propensity to wander. And, when they are lost, they are unable to communicate or ask for help. Thankfully, there is a way to protect your autistic child if they become lost and increase their chances of a safe return. This protection comes in the form of a bunch of square blacks…

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QR codes embroidering machine created in the Netherlands

QR codes clothing labels

An embroidery device has made it possible to produce the QR codes in the form of cloth. As QR codes become increasingly popular, companies around the world are coming up with new and unique ways to work them into locations in which they will be scanned by the smartphone carrying public. This now includes an invention that can produce these barcodes to be included in many possible places. LogoBorduurstudio, a company based in Barneveld, The Netherlands, has made it possible to use an embroidery machine that is controlled by a…

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QR codes sewn directly into clothing by Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese QR code fashion clothing

The clothing designer has added smartphone friendly barcodes to her latest line. There is nothing rare about QR codes, these days, as they appear on a growing number of print ads, flyers, product packaging, posters, and storefront displays, but they are also starting to pop up in clever and unique places, such as was the case with the latest clothing line by Dita Von Teese. The clothing designer’s latest vintage inspired line now features these smartphone friendly barcodes. Dita Von Teese has just included herself among an important handful who…

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