Bidar tourists to use QR codes to discover local history

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The hilltop Indian city will be launching a considerable quick response code installation to promote tourism. The district administration of Bidar, India, has decided to use QR codes in addition to a range of other technology based tools in order to help to promote tourism within the area, said the district’s deputy commissioner, P.C. Jaffer. Jaffer spoke on the subject of the quick response codes after their inauguration ceremony in front of the Bidar Fort. The QR codes have been linked to relevant Wikipedia pages so that when smartphone using…

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Historic German cemetery adds QR codes to open up the past

QR codes gravestone

Quick response codes have been added to panels near certain gravesites to provide more information than names and dates. The Central Cemetery in Aschersleben, a town in the Saxony-Anhalt district of Salzlandkreis, in Germany, has decided to add QR codes to small signs throughout the historic site in order to give smartphone users the opportunity to learn more about the deceased who are buried there. To start, there will be 21 signs next to grave stones from the 1860s to help people to learn more. Across the cemetery, there are…

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QR codes implemented into Kerala Tourism strategy

Smartphone scanning QR codes

These quick response codes are meant to help it easier for travelers to conduct a search and find what they want. Kerala Tourism has now launched a new system based on QR codes that allows travelers to conduct fast and easy searches to find the destinations that they want and to learn information that is related to those locations. These quick response codes provide information that can be found on the official Kerala Tourism website. The feature has been rolled out in order to help to cater to smartphone users,…

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QR codes to be added to Syracuse University dining halls

QR codes in the food industry

This will allow students to scan the quick response codes in order to learn more about the nutrition of their meals. Syracuse University has now announced the addition of QR codes to its dining halls, which will make it possible for people to scan using smartphones and tablets and gain access to the nutritional information associated with the food items being served. The quick response codes were added earlier in the semester and can be found on every entrée label. The use of the QR codes for this purpose was…

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QR codes tech patent granted to Viscount Systems

QR Codes door access Keychain

This new technology makes it possible for smart mobile devices to provide advanced physical access control. Software company with a focus on logical and physical security solutions, Viscount Systems Inc. has recently announced that it has been awarded a patent for its QR codes technology (U.S. Patent 8941465 B2). That patent allows quick response codes to be used to gain physical access control through devices like smartphones. This patent is a component of its greater Freedom Access Control Solution. It makes it possible for the easy and affordable technology behind…

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