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

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

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … Read entire article »

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Will QR code use become commonplace for wedding gift giving?

Will QR code use become commonplace for wedding gift giving?

The usage and application of quick response codes in China is continuing to explode. In China, the tradition of giving cash to newlyweds is a long one and QR code use is now bringing the practice into this century. For hundreds of years, cash was given in red envelopes, but that paper is being increasingly conserved through the use of black and white barcodes. QR codes are being used for a rapidly rising number of activities in … Read entire article »

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QR code stickers give local museum an affordable tech upgrade

QR code stickers give local museum an affordable tech upgrade

The Williamston Depot Museum is using quick response codes to share more local history. The Williamston Depot Museum in Michigan is using QR code stickers to help share more history stories with its visitors. The quick response codes are scanned with smartphones to open up a wealth of information about the city’s downtown Historical District. The project involves adding QR codes to about 38 buildings so visitors can learn more about their history. Each of the QR code … Read entire article »

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Facebook Messenger QR codes could make the barcodes popular in the US

Facebook Messenger QR codes could make the barcodes popular in the US

Quick response codes have become commonplace, but American companies and consumers are still iffy about them. Facebook announced the launch of several new features on its messaging app, including Messenger QR codes. With the addition of the quick response codes to the platform, it is more than likely that the black and white squares will experience a popularity boost in the United States. These QR codes were announced at the same time as she update to the … 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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Beijing QR codes are appearing everywhere

Beijing QR codes are appearing everywhere

The city is placing stickers with quick response codes all over the place to keep the city connected. In an attempt to become a smarter city, Beijing QR codes are being placed in virtually everything. The international community understands the purpose of some of these quick response codes, but others are a mystery. While those on bus stops provide handy information about schedule times and delays, others seem quite random. For instance the QR codes placed on … Read entire article »

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Yandex uses payment QR codes to woo merchants

Yandex uses payment QR codes to woo merchants

The company is launching a new mobile payments feature with retailers and other sellers in mind. Yandex.Checkout announced the launch of a new type of mobile transaction using payment QR codes. The goal is to appeal to merchants that are seeking to open up their options to smartphone based payments via barcode scans. Interested merchants will need to add quick response codes to their merchandise so shoppers can scan them. Consumers will need to have downloaded the Yandex.Money … Read entire article »

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QR codes to be printed on LA County inspection cards

QR codes to be printed on LA County inspection cards

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is using quick response codes for easier info access. The Los Angeles County Department of Public health has now implemented a new strategy including QR codes in order to make it easier for restaurant customers to be able to check the inspection history of a location before they head inside and order a meal. The quick response codes have been added to the latest form of the grading cards … Read entire article »

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QR codes offer virtual tour at Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation

QR codes offer virtual tour at Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation

This use of quick response codes was accomplished through a partnership with Leadership Siouxland. A new virtual tour based on QR codes has now been developed by Leadership Siouxland in order to provide visitors to the Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation with a greatly enhanced experience that they can hold in the palm of their hands. The new digital tour was created to provide visitors with more insight into the various museum exhibits. The QR codes … Read entire article »

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QR code reader in Opera Mini browser gets a makeover

QR code reader in Opera Mini browser gets a makeover

Aside from the quick response code reader, the Android browser also has an enhanced download manager. The latest update for the Opera Mini browser for Android devices now features a range of updates and improvements, such as a better QR code reader, enhanced language support and a newly designed download manager. The language support now includes 90 new language options including 13 regional dialects from India. Now that the Tamil and Malayalam versions of the Opera Mini browser … Read entire article »

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QR codes boost visitor experience in Ohio’s Wood County Park District

QR codes boost visitor experience in Ohio’s Wood County Park District

The quick response codes have been added to signage following the receipt of a grant for the project. The Wood County Park District in Ohio was recently the recipient of the grant for which it applied in order to make sure that it could add new signage including QR codes to its various parks. The new signs and their smartphone friendly barcodes are now going to be installed in the parks. The grant that was received by the … Read entire article »

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