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Snapchat QR code will now work for a website

Snapchat QR code will now work for a website

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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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QR codes will help bring lost pups home

QR codes will help bring lost pups home

A new system through AnimalRescue.com will help lost pets to be able to find their way home. A program called AnimalRescue.com, based in Brevard County, is now making it possible for people to scan QR codes in order to be able to gain information about a lost pet they’ve found. Because dogs and cats can’t speak for themselves, it can make it very hard to bring them home when they’re lost. Losing a pet can be an owner’s … Read entire article »

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Sterling Heights to use QR codes to boost information access

Sterling Heights to use QR codes to boost information access

Residents of this Michigan city will be able to scan quick response codes to learn about permits and more. In response to the interest residents of Sterling, Michigan have shown in obtaining information more quickly and easily, the municipality will be implementing QR codes to boost accessibility through the use of smartphones. The intention to use the quick response codes was announced at a recent city presentation at the end of last year. Denice Gerstenberg, the City Development … Read entire article »

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QR codes turn regular smartphone into life saving gadget

QR codes turn regular smartphone into life saving gadget

A startup from Boca Raton is using quick response codes to help users in an emergency situation. Following a trip to Louisiana in which a man named C.J. Wilson witnessed a situation in which emergency workers were trying to assist a man who had collapsed but didn’t know what medications he may have been using, a startup was formed for using QR codes to provide first responders with a patient’s medical history. This way, paramedics will be … Read entire article »

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QR codes guide hikers along the Korean Hallasan trail

QR codes guide hikers along the Korean Hallasan trail

The quick response codes are meant to help to inform walkers and keep them safe along the way. Throughout the entire length of the Dullegil Walking Trail located along the forested slopes of Mount Hallasan, there are now one hundred signs featuring QR codes that can be scanned by hikers along the way. The route covers a length of 80 km (about 50 miles), and the signs can be found all along it. At the launch of the … Read entire article »

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