QR codes provide a new kind of work for stonemasons

QR Codes used on gravestones

As quick response codes become more common on gravestones, stonework is becoming more sophisticated. The use of QR codes on gravestones in order to make it possible for mourners and gravesite visitors to be able to scan in order to learn more is a growing trend, and the feature is being offered by cemeteries in locations across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, and other countries around the world. The barcodes are added to gravestones to provide more “room” to add information about the deceased. Space on a…

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QR codes to be applied to Canadian war graves in Wales

QR Codes used on gravestones

The Welsh graveyard is using technology to help visitors to understand the presence of these markers. A cemetery in Wales behind St. Margaret’s Church in Bodelwyddan will now be adding QR codes to the Canadian war graves on that site in order to help visitors to understand why they are there. Many people don’t know the history behind those buried under the markers. Therefore, instead of setting up the cemetery with the traditional information plaques and other stands, the HistoryPoints project chose to use QR codes as a method of…

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QR codes to be used on Wyuka Cemetery grave markers

qr codes remembering a loved one

These barcodes will be found on tombstones at the Lincoln location. It has just been released that grave stones in the Wyuka Cemetery, located in Lincoln, Nebraska, will feature QR codes that will allow visitors to scan and discover more about the people who are buried there. Quick response codes have started popping up in burial sites all over the world. The popularity of QR codes for a broad spectrum of different purposes – including everything from memorial sites to magazine ads – has encouraged this cemetery to join the…

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QR codes appearing on headstones produced by a Philadelphia business

QR Codes on headstones

These barcodes are joining the memorial trend that allow visitors to discover more about the deceased. Though most users of smartphones first learned about QR codes in the context of marketing, promotional materials, and product packaging so that they could learn about products and discounts, a company in Philadelphia is now taking this technology to the memorial industry. This trend has been popping up all over the United States and in some parts of Europe. The company is called Digital Legacy, and it produces stickers that display QR codes on…

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Remembering a loved one with the help of QR codes

qr codes remembering a loved one

A growing number of people are choosing this effective, low cost way to save memories. Cemeteries across the country are beginning to adopt new affordable but meaningful ways for remembering a loved one. One of these options is of QR codes printed on tombstones, so that a life story will be available in a single scan. Though a grave marker can give dates and names, and perhaps even a short phrase, a website, accessible through a barcode, provides the opportunity to give a much more complete impression of who the…

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Use of QR code tombstone technology is expanding

QR Codes on headstones

QR codes are speaking for the dead. Monument companies across the United States are starting to add the option for QR code tombstone technology to their offerings, changing the products available in that industry in a meaningful and significant way for the first time in many years. For example, the Allen Monument Company in Crawfordsville, Indiana is now offering a patented form of QR code headstone called “Making Everlasting Memories”, which allows a family to use mobile technology to share the stories of their loved ones in a way that…

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