QR code turnstiles to function in all Shanghai Metro stations by year’s end

QR Code turnstiles - Shanghai Metro Station

The quick response code program first rolled out nearly two months ago and has been successful. Commuters in Shanghai have been using QR code turnstiles in the first Metro stations to feature the barcodes. The program has been deemed successful. Now, the quick response codes will be heading to the rest of the stations. The QR code turnstiles make it possible for commuters to use their smartphones as pass cards. Riders who would prefer to use their smartphones to their IC cards can scan them on the new QR code…

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QR code tracking to help Delhi Transportation department monitoring cabs and cars

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In the massive Indian city, nearly 60,000 taxis and 90,000 autorickshaws move about the streets. The Delhi Transportation department is implementing a new QR code tracking strategy in the hopes of increasing passenger safety. This has been a growing trend in India, particularly in the effort to make sure women safely arrive at their destinations. The quick response codes will make it possible for the department to keep track of more vehicles. It uses QR code tracking to help make sure the department always knows where the vehicles are on…

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QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

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The feature now offers a range of additional and fascinating improvements from Google. Google has added QR code scanning and a batch of new options to its Now on Tap feature. Users can translate text on any screen simply by tapping a button. This includes translating apps on a screen. The feature also provides additional facts about interests and includes an enhanced search-by-image. According to Google, the updates to Now on Tap “surface useful content and create a more engaging experience.” The Google announcement said users can find more about…

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New app uses QR codes to help consumers save on bills

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The mobile application has been designed to scan energy bills in case a cheaper supplier is available. Following new government regulations in the United Kingdom, energy suppliers are now required to print QR codes at the top of every utility bill that they send to consumers, and with the use of that barcode, a mobile app will give consumers the ability to compare suppliers for better prices. The mobile app has been designed to instantly compare the prices that suppliers would offer a specific consumer. Though changing energy suppliers had…

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QR codes and NFC technology used in Ralph Lauren displays at Harrods

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The brand has taken over a massive 15 window display at the London location of the luxury department store. Ralph Lauren has taken a mobile marketing approach to the displays that it has added to 15 windows at Harrods in London, using both NFC technology and QR codes in the form of stickers that will allow pedestrians to scan or tap to learn more. These two mobile marketing elements have been provided through Proxama, a specialist in proximity commerce. A statement released by Proxama explained that “Each window is displaying…

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QR codes can be used to connect shoppers with live chat agents

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Now, shopping in store can provide consumers with the same real time support as they would receive online. TouchCommerce, an online engagement solutions provider, has now unveiled its new TouchStore service, which takes advantage of the use of QR codes to give shoppers in retail stores and who have smartphones the opportunity to be able communicate with live chat agents who can provide additional information about products and promotions. This is a novel use of quick response codes that blends the online and offline shopping experiences. Many leading executives in…

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QR codes and cloud storage are on their way to Mobile County schools

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Classrooms in the area are going to be benefitting from a range of new technology options. In Alabama, the school system in Mobile County is now broadening its options for learning by way of technology by participating in miDevice, which is a Bring Your Own Device program that makes it possible for students to take advantage of QR codes and cloud storage. Kids will be able to access documents stored in the cloud in order to complete their homework assignments. At the moment, among the 89 different schools that are…

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10 Creative Ways to Use QR Codes for Marketing

If you are not aware of what a QR code is then… it is a two dimensional barcode, also referred to as a “Quick Response Code”. The code can be scanned by a Smartphone camera for transferring the information directing onto your phone. QR codes can be used to redirect the user to a website, deliver a vCard and even make a phone call. You can also paste the QR codes at different places, for instance, if the QR codes are applied on the Dell Vouchers, people will get the…

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Leading QR Code® Provider QRBLASTER.COM Releases WordPress Plugin

Santa Rosa Beach FL – Qr Blaster.com (www.qrblaster.com) has released a new WordPress Plugin to enable website owners the largest choice of QRCode® creations within a WordPress content manager. QrBlaster.com already provides free and enhanced QRCode® creation on their website, for use on print and product materials. The WordPress Plugin can create codes for 45 different options, as well as change design on the fly, and addition of company logo within the QRCode®. Users can also create and share to Facebook all in one area. Invented by the Toyota subsidiary…

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QR codes used to assist customers with Purite cartridge changes

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The barcodes link people to videos that provide them with the instructions that they need. Purite has just announced the latest enhancement that it has made to its product and customer support, through the use of QR codes that lead to innovative and yet easy to use videos that demonstrate the way that cartridges can be properly changed. These videos are tutorials for the replacement of water purification cartridges to make sure that it is done correctly. The system of using the QR codes is quite simple, as they are…

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QR codes are now worked into DS Smith Packaging products

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Customers of the company’s industrial division will be able to scan pallets using smartphones. DS Smith Packaging has just announced that its customers for the Industrial Division of the company will be able to replace heavy duty packaging repeat orders through simple QR code scans with the use of smartphones. The company is hoping that this will greatly simplify the reordering process for its customers. All a customer needs to do to be able to reorder heavy duty packaging is to scan the QR codes located on the box or…

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