QR codes targeted by NSW for infringement notices

QR codes mobile billing

The barcodes may be used in the future as an element that is included on penalty notifications. The New South Wales State Debt Recovery Office (NSW SDRO), the debt recovery office in the Australian State, is considering the implementation of QR codes on infringement notices that it issues, as the office works to provide customers with improved options for the creation of their penalty notifications. At the moment, the SDRO is on the market for a contractor that will be prepared to assist its customers. The contractor being sought will…

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QR codes individualized for each person could assist emergency responders

QR code mhealth

Patient information could become immediately available through mobile barcode scans. The winning concept behind a Startup Weekend Health competition that was held for the second time in Philadelphia involved the application of personal QR codes that would allow first responders to be able to gain patient information right away, regardless of whether or not the patient is conscious or coherent. The emergency responders would be able to arrive and scan the code to know the patient’s medical history. The concept behind the QR codes is that they would be personalized…

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QR codes are great – and possibly dangerous at times

QR Codes and mobile Security

Though the barcodes are a growing favorite of consumers and marketers, unethical hands have entered the mix. The little black and white squares that make up QR codes have become exceptionally popular among smartphone users and mobile marketers alike, but as with every commonly used tool that connects with the internet, unscrupulous individuals have now started to make their mark by making some scans harmful. The trend of attacks on PCs is gaining strength with mobile devices as their penetration increases. Malicious QR codes remain rare, but they do exist…

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QR codes sewn directly into clothing by Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese QR code fashion clothing

The clothing designer has added smartphone friendly barcodes to her latest line. There is nothing rare about QR codes, these days, as they appear on a growing number of print ads, flyers, product packaging, posters, and storefront displays, but they are also starting to pop up in clever and unique places, such as was the case with the latest clothing line by Dita Von Teese. The clothing designer’s latest vintage inspired line now features these smartphone friendly barcodes. Dita Von Teese has just included herself among an important handful who…

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QR codes used by party hosts to share WiFi details

QR codes frame

Simply framing a smartphone barcode is enough to answer a common guest question. One of the most commonly asked questions by party guests these days has to do with the password to use a host’s wireless internet, and it can now be answered with the quick scan of QR codes framed on the walls. This provides convenience for both hosts and for the guests of parties and get-togethers. Neatly hanging framed QR codes in the main areas of the home, or displaying them in places where guests tend to tuck…

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