Youtap QR codes roll out in new mobile payments system

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These quick response codes are meant to make it easier for consumers to scan to complete transactions. In an effort to carve out a bigger mobile payments presence in Asia and Africa, Youtap QR codes are rolling out in those regions. The idea is to make it possible for payment transactions to be accelerated by way of quick response code scans. The New Zealand based company is already offering mobile payments platforms and apps in Asia and Africa. The new Youtap QR codes are designed to expand on the existing…

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E-toilet QR codes help to improve public bathroom cleanliness and maintenance

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A company in India is using quick response codes to let people scan and report their feedback. A new form of e-toilet QR codes in Chennai, India, make it possible for people to scan a barcode with their smartphones so they can provide remarks and suggestions. The goal of the QR codes is to help to improve the cleanliness and overall maintenance of the public toilets. When the e-toilet QR codes are scanned from where they are displayed outside the washrooms, the user is automatically directed to a feedback portal.…

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Venmo QR codes launch to make it easier for users to share their profiles

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The new quick response codes are supposed to help users connect with their friends more quickly. New Venmo QR codes recently rolled out for users of the mobile payments app. The idea is to use the quick response codes simplify the process of finding their friends within the application. The QR codes are available in both the Android and Apple iOS versions of the Venmo mobile app. All users need to do to use the Venmo QR codes is tap the new “Scan Code” menu option. This feature launches a…

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Custom QR codes streamline Tesla Model 3 event check-ins

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Attendees of last Friday’s event presented a quick response code to gain access to the exclusive occasion. The Tesla Model 3 Delivery Event on Friday offered a sleek and streamlined entrance confirmation using custom QR codes for attendees permitted exclusive access. This use of the quick response codes made it possible for the company to reduce wait times for invitees and their guests. The event took place at an outdoor venue located outside the main Tesla factory and was live streamed on the official website. After using the custom QR…

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QR code signs guide visitors on “Corner Gas” location walking tour

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Fans of the show and movie can now visit the fictional town and learn more using quick response code scans. The location where the “Corner Gas” television series and made-for-TV movie was filmed now features QR code signs to help visitors enjoy self-guided tours. All the visitors need to do is scan the quick response codes with their smartphones and they receive information and directions to move through the town. The tiny fictional town is located out of the way in Saskatchewan, Canada and is drawing crowds. Blaine MacDonald, a…

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QR code advantages abound in tech friendly packaging solutions

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A dairy co-op called Languiru has found a way to benefit from quick response codes on product labels. The second largest dairy production co-op in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, Languiru, has discovered considerable QR code advantages when used on their product packaging. The idea was to launch a digital product label solution that ensures full food quality and safety transparency. This makes it possible for the entire production process to be understood and controlled. Moreover, the quick response codes also make it possible to enhance personalized mobile marketing features.…

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QR code rail tokens replace cash for Delhi Metro passengers

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Commuters now have the opportunity to use their smartphones to scan a barcode instead of buying a token with cash. Delhi Metro riders now have a much more mobile friendly commute with QR code rail tokens and smart card recharging. The train service’s official mobile app’s latest update added several convenient features, said the Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC). This move aligns well with the rest of the country’s effort to use mobile payments to go cashless. India’s government and many large businesses and organizations have been making substantial efforts…

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JanSport QR code backpack turns a student’s book bag into a barcode

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The popular brand has converted one of its bag designs into a black and white plaid scannable barcode. Quick response codes have taken many forms over the last few years and a new JanSport QR code in the form of a backpack is the next on the list. The popular bag maker is making it easier for students to share some of their favorite digital content such as an Instagram profile, favorite music video, or even their personal website. This new QR code backpack is one component of a broader…

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Unique QR codes reduce fraud in medical condition documents

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An Indian government institution is adding quick response codes to its certificates to simplify authentication. Fraud related to faked illnesses is a growing problem In India, but unique QR codes added to documentation may soon control this problem. The scannable quick response codes will be added to certificates of medical and fitness conditions. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has become the first government sector institution to pilot a program using unique QR codes to authenticate medical documents. The idea is to make it easy for any recipient…

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Will QR code reading save Apple sales in China?

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The iPhone maker is finally working its way into the barcode scanning culture to appeal to Chinese shoppers. QR code reading is a regular part of daily life in mainland China, but Apple hasn’t taken part in this trend. Now, the company has become one of the last to look to quick response codes to try to appeal to the over 700 million mobile device users in the country. The barcodes haven’t seen nearly as much use in the western world as they have in China, where they are regularly…

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QR code use is changing the young Chinese adult relationship with money

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In fact, quick response codes are having an impact on this demographic’s social behaviors. A new theory published in the South China Morning Post suggested that QR code use is changing the way young adults in the country live their lives. It is, according to the report, altering the way young Chinese adults view money and it is even altering their social behaviors. Quick response codes have been central to many forms of mobile payment technologies in the country. In China, consumers use mobile payments fifty times more than shoppers…

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