QR code app helps lottery ticket sellers spot fakes

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A lotto retailer in Bangkok has started using quick response codes to make it easier to verify tickets. A lottery retailer in Bangkok is using a QR code app strategy to overcome a growing struggle with fake lotto tickets. Sellers are being presented with falsified tickets without any way of knowing whether or not they are real. Retailers have been trying to register complaints with local police but can’t prove the fake tickets are forged. As a result of the forgeries, retailers have been paying out for false prize claims.…

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Unique QR codes reduce fraud in medical condition documents

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An Indian government institution is adding quick response codes to its certificates to simplify authentication. Fraud related to faked illnesses is a growing problem In India, but unique QR codes added to documentation may soon control this problem. The scannable quick response codes will be added to certificates of medical and fitness conditions. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has become the first government sector institution to pilot a program using unique QR codes to authenticate medical documents. The idea is to make it easy for any recipient…

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QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

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As the country works hard to go cashless, the use of quick response codes has spiked. India has managed to take lowly QR codes and make them a central part of the way things function. While the main spotlight has been focused on the quick response codes used in mobile payments transactions, the country is taking their use much further. You can scan a QR code to avoid using cash when buying from many merchants, but now other tasks use barcodes, too. Recently, the Kolkata Metro announced the upcoming use…

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Fraud preventing QR codes added to South African Qualification Certificates

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A private higher education institution in the country has chosen to make its certifications more easily verifiable. The Independent Institution of Education (IIE), a private higher education school in South Africa, has become the first in the country to add QR codes to its qualification certificates in order to make it possible to electronically verify that they are legitimate. The idea is to make it possible to know the difference between the real certificates and fraudulent ones. The QR codes are central to an innovative new electronic verification system that…

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QR codes could protect national security

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While quick response codes are best known for their marketing uses, researchers are now seeing new potential for the barcodes. While the most popular use of QR codes is, by far, in packaging and marketing, to ensure that consumers will be able to obtain the very latest information about a product or brand and its promotions, university researchers have recently revealed that they feel that these barcodes could do a lot more than just sell products. A team from the University of Connecticut believes that quick response codes could help…

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