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Quick response codes bring historic zoo into the 21st century

Quick response codes bring historic zoo into the 21st century

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Alameda Park Zoo will soon boast QR codes created by the Holloman 49ers, a middle school team. The Holloman Middle School’s 49ers will use quick response codes to bring an additional educational feature to visitors at the Alameda Park Zoo. The local LEGO league teams were faced with a challenge to come up with a way to help animals. The Holloman 49ers’ solution was to add quick response codes to the signage at … Read entire article »

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QR code shopping opens up for mobile supermarket experience

QR code shopping opens up for mobile supermarket experience

A new “Smart Store” booth has opened in one of India’s biggest cities, allowing purchases with quick response code scans. A new form of QR code shopping has launched in India, letting consumers scan barcodes to purchase certain non-perishable staple food items from a booth. The new interactive booths have opened in three busy Metro stations located in Bengaluru. This lets commuters do a bit of QR code shopping on their way from one location to another. They … Read entire article »

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QR code monitoring system under development for taxi passenger safety

QR code monitoring system under development for taxi passenger safety

The Mysuru police are developing a GPS-using app to track rides and assist with complaint reporting. Police from the Indian city of Mysuru are developing a QR code monitoring mobile app for taxi and autorickshaw passenger safety. The goal is to use mobile internet as a component of policing those vehicles and provide other services. Passengers can read the quick response codes using a free app on their smartphones. The goal is to make it fast and easy … Read entire article »

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Snapchat QR code will now work for a website

Snapchat QR code will now work for a website

The popular messaging app has made it possible to create quick response codes for websites, not just profiles. It is now possible to create a Snapchat QR code for a website, not just for an individual profile. The messaging app has been using the quick response codes format for quite a while. The barcodes make it easier for mobile device users to exchange profile links without having to manually enter an individual’s data. The QR codes have … Read entire article »

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Unique QR code calendar shares gorgeous 360 degree monument images

Unique QR code calendar shares gorgeous 360 degree monument images

The Tamil Nadu Department of Archaeology released a colorful publication with a much deeper view of its pictures. The Tamil Nadu Department of Archaeology has released a unique QR code calendar which is more than what it might seem upon first glance. The square barcodes printed onto the calendar’s pages allow people to view a much more complete version of the images next to which they are displayed. The QR codes printed below the calendar pictures offers … Read entire article »

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QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

As the country works hard to go cashless, the use of quick response codes has spiked. India has managed to take lowly QR codes and make them a central part of the way things function. While the main spotlight has been focused on the quick response codes used in mobile payments transactions, the country is taking their use much further. You can scan a QR code to avoid using cash when buying from many merchants, but now … Read entire article »

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Memorial QR codes help us remember fallen soldiers and vets

Memorial QR codes help us remember fallen soldiers and vets

Monuments in civic memorials in Springfield, Ohio may soon feature quick response codes. Memorial QR codes are becoming increasingly commonplace on gravestones and markers in cemeteries. However, in Springfield, Ohio, they may also find their way to civic memorial monuments. The goal is to use the quick response codes to ensure that detailed memories will be preserved over time. Randy Ark, a resident of New Carlisle, is working with Dodds Monuments of Springfield to add memorial QR codes … Read entire article »

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New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

Quick response codes provide users with additional benefits that can give them more at brand events. A new Nintendo QR code is all it will take for users to automatically check in with the brand. Every user will be provided with a unique quick response code for fast and simple check ins to My Nintendo. That will give the user “exclusive My Nintendo member benefits,” said a company announcement. While the specifics regarding those benefits haven’t been … Read entire article »

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Snapchat QR codes no longer welcome on Facebook

Snapchat QR codes no longer welcome on Facebook

The social network is banning the quick response codes from both profiles and pages. Facebook has decided to crack down on the Snapchat QR codes people are sharing on their profiles as well as their pages. They are hunting specifically for the ones being used as page and profile images. As it turns out, Facebook has a very rigid set of guidelines when it comes to promoting other social networks. Among the reasons that people have assumed that … Read entire article »

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School QR code launched to promote wellness

School QR code launched to promote wellness

An Idaho school district is using technology to help its wellness campaign to succeed. Emmett School District Food Service Director Tyree White has spearheaded a school QR code for a wellness campaign. The educator worked with a nurse in the district for the purpose of providing better awareness of what people are eating. The quick response code campaign was inspired by the contents of White’s husband’s birthday cake. Last year, White used the Fitness Pal to find out … Read entire article »

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Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

Thousands of merchants are expected to adopt the new quick response code based mobile payment service. The Liquid Pay QR code is now targeting Singapore retail locations. The company predicts that 25,000 of those companies will be participating in this mobile payments method. These merchants will be on board within the next 12 months, says the firm. Liquid Pay allows purchase transactions to be completed through the use of QR code scans. The Liquid Pay QR code scans … Read entire article »

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