Hanoi city implements QR code tracing service for fresh fruits and veggies

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The pilot program will roll out to help customers trace the origins of the produce they’re buying. Hanoi has announced details regarding a new pilot QR code tracing program meant to help improve consumer health. The service will make it possible for quick response codes to track the origins of agricultural products. The details have only just been released for the program that will be rolling out as a pilot this year. The Hanoi People’s Committee released a plan for the QR code tracing program which begins in the city…

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Durian QR codes to help prove authenticity of the pungent fruit

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The Malaysian government will introduce a quick response code for verifying Musang King durians. The Malaysian government has announced its intentions to roll out special durian QR codes to help make it easier to tell the difference between the Musang King variety and others. The quick response codes will be used in conjunction with radio frequency identification (RFID) tech. The durian QR codes are meant to make it quick and easy to check the authenticity of this specific variety of the highly odorific fruit. The announcement was made by Agriculture…

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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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Custom QR codes streamline Tesla Model 3 event check-ins

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Attendees of last Friday’s event presented a quick response code to gain access to the exclusive occasion. The Tesla Model 3 Delivery Event on Friday offered a sleek and streamlined entrance confirmation using custom QR codes for attendees permitted exclusive access. This use of the quick response codes made it possible for the company to reduce wait times for invitees and their guests. The event took place at an outdoor venue located outside the main Tesla factory and was live streamed on the official website. After using the custom QR…

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Massive QR code network expansion headed to Paytm in India

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The mobile payments company is making a tremendous investment to build an Alipay-like presence. India’s largest mobile wallet, Paytm, announced its intentions to make a very large investment into growing its QR code network. The company intends to spend about $89.6 million to assist merchants to accept mobile payments via quick response code. The company is hoping to use the barcodes to see similar successes to Alipay and WeChat. The reason is that those two Chinese companies have managed to successfully create and execute a QR code network. That said,…

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QR code scam places hundreds of parking tickets on cars in China

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Fraudulent parking tickets with quick response codes were placed on vehicles in northern China. A QR code scam has unfolded in the Hebei Province in Northern China in the city of Shijiazhuang. More than one hundred drivers had received fake parking tickets with quick response codes printed on them. Drivers returning to their vehicles found legitimate looking parking tickets on their windshields. The tickets involved in this QR code scam were well designed. They were not simply photocopies of the same notice. Instead, they appeared to be legitimate as they…

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3D QR codes launched by savvy businessman

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A new project called “Get a Round TUIT” was created by a craft artist and digital decorator. Mark Herring and his business associate, Hal Mandelman have now come up with unique 3D QR codes. These are a part of their most recent project called “Get a Round TUIT.” They provide a type of quick response code, which Herring calls a Matrix code. That barcode will provide local businesses with a new opportunity for growth and customer retention. The 3D QR codes have been designed to be considerably different from the…

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QR code surprises Mr. Robot viewers during season two premier

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The two hour opening episode of the second season included an unexpected interactive component. With a remarkable lack of technology use in the two hour second season premier of Mr. Robot, the QR code came as a surprise. This quick response code served as an unexpected interactive component. It was revealed as an Easter egg for the show’s most loyal viewers. The quick response code appeared when the character Elliot was drawing in a notebook. The QR code can be seen among the scribbles that Elliot (played by Rami Malek)…

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QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

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The feature now offers a range of additional and fascinating improvements from Google. Google has added QR code scanning and a batch of new options to its Now on Tap feature. Users can translate text on any screen simply by tapping a button. This includes translating apps on a screen. The feature also provides additional facts about interests and includes an enhanced search-by-image. According to Google, the updates to Now on Tap “surface useful content and create a more engaging experience.” The Google announcement said users can find more about…

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Tracking QR codes let parcels and packages communicate with recipients

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The Gopher delivery tracing Android mobile app uses quick response codes to relay a huge amount of info. Gopher has now announced that it is using tracking QR codes with its Android app in order to provide customers with the opportunity to gain a great deal more information about their parcels than would be possible through the use of a traditional barcode. The purpose of the quick response codes is to improve the tracking of deliveries and of stock. This, according to the Ontime Group general manager, Walter Scremin. That…

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QR codes on toddler shoes steal the spotlight at Geneva Inventions Show

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When you take into account that other exhibits included a lovemaking couch, that’s quite an achievement. One exhibitor at the Geneva Inventions Show did a great job of featuring the potential of QR codes, this year, as the toddler shoes appeared to draw even more attention than a sofa that could automatically transform into a surface better designed for spur of the moment hanky-panky. The toddler shoes featured quick response codes designed to help bring lost kids home again. There were more than 750 exhibitors at the Geneva Inventions Show…

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