QR codes will help bring lost pups home

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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 worst nightmare. It depends very heavily on the ability of someone who…

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Sterling Heights to use QR codes to boost information access

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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 Director, attended the Sterling Heights City Council meeting in which city officials…

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QR codes turn regular smartphone into life saving gadget

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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 able to scan the barcodes to know what medications a patient is using.…

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QR codes guide hikers along the Korean Hallasan trail

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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 QR codes, only 60 kilometers of the trail is covered by the…

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QR codes make new Swedish burial trend

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It is becoming commonplace to add quick response codes to tombstones in order to digitally memorialize the dead. Among the latest trends to make its way into Sweden is one that isn’t being talked about all that much but that has been growing at a considerable rate and involves the use of QR codes on tombstones in order to make it possible for friends and family to memorialize their deceased loved ones, online. Among the funeral services companies currently offering the digital memorials is Sveriges Begravningsbyråers Förbund (SBF). There has…

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