Tokkers Releases Audio QR Codes That Make Anything Talk

Company Offers Tools to Record Messages and Generate Mobile Landing Pages Tokkers today released its new “talking” audio QR Codes. The new web-based service, available by subscription, allows users to easily create talking mobile landing pages, complete with logos, photos, text, maps, video, and social sharing links. Audio messages can be created using their online recorder, by phone, or by uploading audio files. Tokkers QR Codes can be placed on printed products, marketing materials, advertising, signage, displays, menus, exhibits and publications. They can be scanned with any smartphone QR Code…

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FoundIt! uses QR codes to improve the experience of lost-and-found

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FoundIt!, a startup company based in Seattle, will be officially releasing the second generation of their unique identification stickers at SXSW 2012, and they will now be much more durable and will feature QR codes. The purpose of these changes is to help to much more effectively ensure that lost items find their way back to their owners through an experience that is just as easy for the person who finds the item as it is for the member of FoundIt!. Katie Bandstra, the marketing director for the company, said…

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Scan Closes $1.7 Million Seed Funding Led by Menlo Ventures; Launches Scan Pages

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Scan Allows Businesses and Individuals to Quickly and Easily Create and Share a Mobile Site Scan, Inc. (www.scan.me) announced $1.7 million in seed funding from top venture capital firms and notable angel investors. Scan connects the real world with the digital universe through mobile technologies like QR codes, NFC, image recognition and more. Menlo Ventures led the round, with venture capital participation from Google Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Yuri Milner’s Start Fund, Social + Capital Partnership, Transmedia Capital, and Ludlow Ventures. Scan’s angel investors include Ariel Poler, Naval Ravikant of…

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Paperlinks uses QR codes to add interactive value to takeout menus

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QR code creator, Paperlinks, backed by Y Combinator, has announced its intentions to recreate the concept of the takeout menu through the use of its technology. Paperlinks provides its QR codes for both brands and businesses by concentrating specifically on the design of the barcode. What is unique about Paperlinks is that instead of connecting a QR code user to a website, which is the most common use for the technology, this company’s codes and apps will use the device browser to open a landing page with the logo of…

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Rich Interactives announces new Sticky-Mobile QR code tool using proprietary r-Glue technology

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Roger Carr, CEO of Rich Interactives, has announced its latest tool for QR code deployment, Sticky-Mobile, which offers an easy and practical way to use the barcodes across marketing touch points without the need for any previous programming knowledge. Sticky-Mobile was designed using the Rich Interactives proprietary technology called r-Glue. It is available for free to developers and webmasters, and enhances QR code use by giving consumers an easy way to store, bookmark, or share the digital content to which the code is linked, such as a video, map, or…

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