QR code take-out containers could help reduce litter

QR code take-out containers - food container with QR code

A trash-busting concept is taking off that would use quick response codes to track down litterers. A new idea that would use QR code take-out containers is gaining traction as this trash is becoming an increasingly problematic issue in littering. A man living in Cavan, Ireland suggested the idea, and it has been taking off ever since. According to Eugene Smith, from Laragh Community Alert in County Cavan, Ireland, said that the volunteers in his community that pick up litter have noticed a worsening trend in the amount of trash.…

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Contactless QR codes to replace Hutchinson chamber in-person table tents

Contactless QR codes - Person scanning QR code with smartphone

The Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism will use the barcodes for community event listings. The Hutchison Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism has announced that it will be using contactless QR codes to replace its in-person table tents to list community events. The purpose is to help to affordably and practically share information without close contact. The chamber has decided on the contactless QR codes to replace the table tents due to convenience and safety. This digital format is compatible with all smartphones and is extremely affordable for…

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QR code ticketing system on its way to Delhi Metro airport express line

QR Code ticketing system - Passengers riding Delhi Metro train

The transportation system is integrating the barcodes into its RuPay-based payments. The Delhi Metro airport express line has received an upgrade involving a QR code ticketing system. This allows customers to complete their transactions in a contactless way in order to ride the train. The airport express line is the first to use the quick response codes, though expansion will follow. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) announced the introduction of the QR code ticketing system on top of other contactless payment opportunities for passengers. The DMRC has been investigating…

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Massachusetts town of Orange launches festive QR code tour

QR code Tour - Christmas Tree in City

The town’s merchants group organized the experience in lieu of its traditional “Santa Comes to Town”. Orange Merchants Group members in the town of Orange, Massachusetts are using a holiday QR code tour to keep residents safe but festive at the same time. The goal was to keep up the Yuletide cheer while keeping up COVID-19 spread-prevention safety protocols by altering the traditional annual “Santa Comes to Orange” event. Residents are invited to wear their masks and drive a 12-stop barcoded route throughout the town. Along the QR code tour,…

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Burger King QR code scan will score you a free Whopper, if you can catch it!

Burger King QR Code - Store

The quick response barcode must be grabbed off the live TV spot, so don’t count on YouTube. A new Burger King QR code marketing campaign has TV viewers scrambling to scan a moving barcode with their phones before the time runs out. Looks easy enough, but it’s not as simple as it seems. Though the quick response barcode can be scanned using a camera app, it’s tough with a moving target. The Burger King QR code was brought back to make things a bit more fun for people stuck at…

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