Regal Beloit Corporation adds QR code stickers to its products

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The company’s mounted bearing products will all receive barcodes that can be scanned. Electric motor manufacturer, Regal Beloit Corporation, has announced that it will be adding QR code stickers to all its mounted bearing products. The barcodes provide customers with access to a wealth of tools and information about the products. Regal, a manufacturer of electric motion controls, electric motors, power transmission components, and power generation made the announcement that its Browning and Sealmaster mounted bearing products would all have the QR code stickers added to them. The quick response…

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School library QR codes help kids with contactless browsing

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An Alden, New York teacher created 150 quick response barcodes to make it easier to peruse books. A teacher from Alden, New York has generated 150 school library QR codes to support students who want to use the resources in a touch-free way. This allows students to access these resources and books while reducing the spread of germs. The library media specialist at Alden High School wanted to reduce the need to touch the books. Ann Sobol from Alden High School came up with the idea for the school library…

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LoRa Alliance Unveils LoRaWAN QR codes to boost IoT rollout

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The global association of companies is using the barcodes to speed up the Internet of Things expansion. The LoRa Alliance, an association of companies from around the world supporting the open LoRaWAN standard for the Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), has introduced new LoRaWAN QR codes. The barcodes are used to help with device identification and boost network management. The new LoRaWAN QR codes provide all necessary identification data for adding devices to a network. In this way, they are meant to make it very fast and…

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iZettle rolls out POS QR codes for British merchants

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The PayPal-owned business introduced the mobile payments options in the United Kingdom. PayPal has launched new POS QR codes for mobile payments through the iZettle app. The idea is to make it easier to achieve contactless, secure transactions in the United Kingdom in the midst of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new quick response code-based point of sale option provides small businesses with new options. “Small businesses need access to commerce tools that help them sell securely and meet their customers wherever they are — in-store, online and…

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Greenville uses QR code donations to support the homeless

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Panhandling downtown in the South Carolina city is discouraged but helping the homeless is not. Downtown Greenville, South Carolina has seen an influx of homeless people and is offering locals the chance to use QR code donations to give the less financially fortunate a hand. The QR barcodes make it possible to give support without encouraging panhandling. QR code donations help the city to avoid panhandling without requiring its residents to have to turn down help to their neighbors without a fixed address. These barcodes can be scanned with a…

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