QR codes used to share a U.K. city’s history with smartphone users

QR Code history

Newport is using mobile commerce through barcodes to share its fascinating past. The South Wales city of Newport, in the United Kingdom is taking important steps into mobile commerce by using QR codes to share its history with visitors and residents, alike. Signs featuring the barcodes are now posted all around the city center as well as at various landmarks. With a smartphone or a tablet computer and any free QR code scanner app, a visitor or a local can scan one of the signs and learn more about the…

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