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QR codes in Wales help visitors with place name pronunciation

QR codes in Wales help visitors with place name pronunciation

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These quick response codes also allow smartphone users to figure out how to say phrases and words in Welsh. Visitors to Wales have always loved to see the stunning sites and locations throughout the region, but have traditionally struggled with pronunciations – that is, until they had new QR codes to scan and guide them in the right direction. This very simple to use mobile device technology makes visitors a scan away from … Read entire article »

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QR codes earned a college student nearly $25k

QR codes earned a college student nearly $25k

Simply by waving a sign with a quick response code in the air while in an ESPN crowd, donations were made. On ESPN’s “College GameDay”, which is a college football program from the station that is filmed every week at a different college campus, a student held up a sign featuring QR codes, the words “Hi Mom. Send” and a Bitcoin logo. This was all it took to have thousands of people interested in finding out where … Read entire article »

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QR codes considered for tombstones in Arlington National Cemetery

QR codes considered for tombstones in Arlington National Cemetery

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 … Read entire article »

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QR codes may alter the face of home sales

QR codes may alter the face of home sales

Real estate could considerably change through the use of these easy to scan barcodes. The smartphone friendly two dimensional barcodes known as QR codes are making their way into a rapidly growing number of spaces, and they have been establishing quite a presence for themselves in the area of real estate. These barcodes are providing home sellers an easy way to provide buyers with more information. Though the amount of information that can be posted on a “for … Read entire article »

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QR codes used to next generation medical bracelet

QR codes used to next generation medical bracelet

QR codes are not just marketing tools QR codes are most often seen in magazines and newspapers as part of advertisements designed to engage mobile consumers. They have been quite effective in this purpose and have managed to become a staple for marketers that operate in the mobile space. One of the reasons QR codes have become so successful in the marketing field is because of their ability to quickly distribute information. This particular quality could … Read entire article »

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QR codes in Boone County, Kentucky, win library award

QR codes in Boone County, Kentucky, win library award

History associate, Kaitlin Barber has been awarded with the top prize for her barcode project. Kaitlin Barber, a history associate for the Boone County Public Library has now received an award from the Kentucky Historical Society for her project using QR codes in order to enhance the ability of locals and guests to the area to be able to learn about the county’s history. The project used barcodes to be able to link physical locations throughout the … Read entire article »

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QR codes out and scannable images are in at Louis Vuitton

QR codes out and scannable images are in at Louis Vuitton

The luxury designer brand has changed their advertising to take out the visually unappealing barcodes. Despite the fact that Louis Vuitton has taken QR codes out of its print advertising, it is still maintaining the scannability of its ads by making it possible for smartphone and tablet users to scan the entire image instead of just a little barcode. The design house feels that the look of the barcodes was not an appealing part of their advertising. Though … Read entire article »

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Visualead ushers in a new generation of QR codes

Visualead ushers in a new generation of QR codes

QR codes are evolving QR codes are beginning to evolve to meet the needs of consumers and businesses that have a strong interest in dynamic digital content. The codes have become a staple in the marketing field, but are often criticized as being too ugly or boring. This critique is not falling on deaf ears, however, as Visualead, a pioneer in the interactive technology field, works to bring new life to QR codes and change how … Read entire article »

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QR codes to provide HCC self guided tours

QR codes to provide HCC self guided tours

Campus visitors will be able to use their smartphones or tablets to find their way around and learn more. Hutchinson Community College has now launched a new self guided tour program that uses QR codes and the smartphones and tablets of visitors in order to provide visitors with instant information while they work their way around the local college campus. The announcement was made during the college’s 85th anniversary celebration last weekend. The Hutchinson Community College will now … Read entire article »

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