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QR codes bring consumers directly to your business

QR codes bring consumers directly to your business

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Quick response codes are expected to take off this year as they never have before. QR codes and other forms of two dimensional barcodes that are compatible with mobile devices (such as smartphone and tablets, among others) are expected to achieve broad scale use among consumers, this year, after having been consistently popular among brands and marketers for some time now. These quick response codes provide consumers with rapid and direct access to … Read entire article »

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QR codes to be further rolled out by Pernod Ricard

QR codes to be further rolled out by Pernod Ricard

The success of the launch in China has led the company to expand the quick response codes program. Pernod Ricard has announced that it intends to broaden its existing program of QR codes used to fight the problem of counterfeit products, sending it into the African and South American Markets. The company has previously enjoyed considerable successes following the program launch in China. The French company’s spirits have been labeled in China in the first wave of the … Read entire article »

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QR codes added to nautical charts from UK Hydrographic Office

QR codes added to nautical charts from UK Hydrographic Office

The UKHO has included quick response codes on their standard paper charts. The UK Hydrographic Office has now added smartphone friendly QR codes to the standard features of its standard nautical charts, making it possible for the users of their paper versions to be able to use their tablets or smartphones to be able to access additional status information. Through the use of the quick response codes, the user will gain access to more up to date … Read entire article »

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QR codes enhance College Athletic Department

QR codes enhance College Athletic Department

This new quick response system at Emerson College will reduce the need for program printing. Emerson College has become the latest educational institution to discover the practical benefits of using QR codes, as their Athletic Department has now implemented them to help to reduce the need for printing out programs. As smartphones and tablets have become very common, so have quick response code scans. This has allowed organizations such as marketers, brands, and even schools to be able … Read entire article »

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QR codes stamped onto paper money leaps the Chinese firewall

QR codes stamped onto paper money leaps the Chinese firewall

Residents of China have found a surprising way to sidestep censorship through bank notes. It has recently been reported that a series of one yuan bills have been stamped with QR codes with writing underneath that translates to “Scan and download software to break the Internet firewall.” These quick response codes are being found on paper money already in circulation. The QR codes were first spotted on money on January 12 when a Mrs. Wu from Wuhan received … Read entire article »

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QR codes in Wales help visitors with place name pronunciation

QR codes in Wales help visitors with place name pronunciation

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 knowing how to say … 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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