Iloilo tourism QR code system to inform visitors to each province

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The region in the Philippines is using quick response codes to provide tourists helpful information. The Iloilo Tourism Office will be equipping every town in the region with a QR code system. The goal is to provide tourists with much needed information about the area. This could help to improve their visit with information about the different things they can see and where they are. Each town within the Iloilo region of the Philippines will be provided with its own QR codes. The budget for this program is around $3,846…

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QR code system uses fingerprints and face recognition to secure construction site

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A Chinese property developer, Country Garden Holdings, is using the tech for improved digital environment monitoring. A Chinese property developer listed in Hong Kong is using a QR code system enhanced by fingerprint and facial recognition technology to boost security. The digital environment monitoring system was implemented by Country Garden Holdings to improve efficiency and quality at the construction site. The quick response codes and biometric scans have been put into place at the company’s Chashan Mansion site. The project, located in Gongguan, is close to Shenzhen, the heart of…

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QR codes targeted by NSW for infringement notices

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The barcodes may be used in the future as an element that is included on penalty notifications. The New South Wales State Debt Recovery Office (NSW SDRO), the debt recovery office in the Australian State, is considering the implementation of QR codes on infringement notices that it issues, as the office works to provide customers with improved options for the creation of their penalty notifications. At the moment, the SDRO is on the market for a contractor that will be prepared to assist its customers. The contractor being sought will…

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QR codes launched for Mack maintenance program

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These barcodes will be printed onto the vehicles and linked to the vehicle’s unique VIV. Mack Trucks has announced that it will now be printing QR codes onto their vehicles which are uniquely tied to the VIV of the specific truck, through the use of the MVASIST platform. The barcodes will be used to help to provide a faster response time and to improve the customer uptime. The QR codes will be installed onto the vehicle doorframes as of April. This will occur during the truck’s actual manufacturing process at…

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Shopping in 2D: QR Barcodes

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A QR (Quick Response) barcode is a type of two-dimensional barcode consisting of black square dots arranged on a white square grid. Much like the one-dimensional, or UPC barcode, a QR barcode is also a machine-readable label that stores information about the item to which it is attached. Unlike the standard UPC barcode, however, the QR code allows for bigger data storage and higher-speed readability. It was first designed in 1994 in Japan for the purposes of tracking vehicles during manufacture. In today’s mobile age, QR barcode scanners are made…

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QR codes used by Garanti Bank in first Romanian mobile payments launch

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Consumers in Romania will be able to complete purchase transactions with their smartphones. One of Romania’s most innovative and dynamic banks, Garanti Bank, has announced that it will be launching QR codes that will allow its customers to make purchases through mobile payments, using the technology and services of Seamless, a Swedish company. The new partnership between these two companies will bring about SEQR mobile payments. This service will be available to the Romanian market and will be based on QR codes. It is currently in the stage of a…

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Tag Smart Pets announces new service that lets people find their missing pets with the help of QR codes

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In the United Kingdom, more than 5,000 pets go missing each week. Most never find their way back home, despite the best efforts of their owners. Over the years, emerging technologies have made it easier for people to find their furry friends when they get lost, but it can be quite expensive to equip an animal with a radio frequency chip that is always broadcasting. Tag Smart Pets, a company specializing in mobile technology for animals, has announced a new QR code service that is designed to be a cost…

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Hungarian innovation to integrate bank card into handsets makes their debut: MasterCard selected Cellum

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PRESS RELEASE: Budapest; The new technology developed by Cellum allows using mobile telephones as MasterCard bank cards in Hungary. Hungary is the first country in Europe to implement the new technology, and the launch in Hungary is, at the same time, the European debut of the application. Thanks to the cooperation with multinational partner MasterCard, Cellum can now enter the world market with its application available on four platforms **(iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, SIM). * Mobile telephones have long been offering voice, image and text transmission services. As the next…

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QR code system that remembers what you buy may be coming to major retail stores

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As the marketing industry becomes saturated with QR codes, the practice of tracking the codes performance is becoming more popular. Retailers are beginning to see the benefits of tracking QR code campaigns, as the valuable analytic data they derive from the codes can be used to make more effective campaigns in the future. Target, Home Depot and Macy’s are now looking to incorporate a QR code system that will remember specific customers, allowing retailers to use one code to reach thousands of different people. The concept is simple enough. When…

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What do art and QR codes have in common?

Dayton Art Institute has started using QR Codes with some of their artist’s exhibits. Only a few other museums across the U.S. are using them at this time. The QR Codes were incorporated with the art exhibits last year; they estimated that about 10 percent of the four thousand visitors used them. The Dayton Art Institute began in 1919 and has grown to be one of the nation’s finest (mid-sized) art museums. The museum now has over 26 thousand objects that cover over a five thousand year history of art.…

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Kodak jumps into the QR code craze

Kodak is expected to make an announcement within the coming days regarding their plans to incorporate QR codes into their marketing efforts. The codes will be put to use on packaging for Kodak’s various products, giving consumers a chance to further interact with the company via the content linked to the codes. The company has already developed mobile sites and videos that will be used with the campaign. QR codes have established their place in marketing as a number of businesses have experienced success through their use. The codes present…

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