QR code champagne tracking technology helps to safeguard against fraud

QR code champagne tracking - bubbly being poured into champagne flute

New tracking technology helps to battle counterfeiting champagne. A QR code champagne tracking system that also uses radio-frequency identification (RFID) emitters, can help producers of this luxury product combat fraud as well as give them a new way to interact with their customers. The tech is integrated directly into the label or the bottleneck foil of each bottle of sparkling wine. The company behind the connected labels RIFD and QR code champagne tracking tech, Billet, has specialized in printing labels for bottles of bubbly for over a century. Arnold Deregnaucourt,…

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Student creates QR code graduation cap to honor victims of school gun violence

QR Code Graduation Cap - Gina Warren's compiled list of school shooting victims

A high school student from Ohio has used her creativity to pay homage to victims of school shootings. Eighteen-year-old Gina Warren of Ashville, Ohio, designed a QR code graduation cap for her graduation ceremony at Teays Valley High School. Anyone who scans the unique 2D barcode will their phone will be shown a list of students killed by gun violence in US high schools. The “ridiculously long” list of students killed goes all the way back to the 1999 Columbine High School massacre. Warren compiled the list of names of…

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Android Q introduces Wi-Fi sharing with QR codes

Android Q - Password Mobile Phone

Now friends can share their Wi-Fi network password even easier with quick response codes. Android Q is the next version of Google’s mobile operating system and Pixel users recently got to try its beta version, which has a number of new features. One of these features is the option to send friends a QR code instead of a password to engage in Wi-Fi sharing. The new system has been equipped with features to enhance privacy and security. Android Q has been designed with several new features to improve user experience.…

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Amazon mobile payments system to roll out in Mexico

Amazon mobile payments- Mexican Flag

The new mobile payments system will allow Amazon customers to pay via QR code. The e-Commerce giant is working with Mexico’s government-backed central bank on an Amazon mobile payments system. The system will reportedly enable customers to pay for goods using their smartphone to scan a quick response (QR) code. The new payments program is called CoDi. The Amazon mobile payments system is known as CoDi and it will be the first time that Amazon has offered this type of scanning tech in Mexico. The hope is that by introducing…

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QR code drug packaging may become mandatory in India

QR Code drug packaging - Pills and bottle

All medicine packs in the country will be required to carry a unique quick response code. India’s Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) is expected to issue an order that will make QR code drug packaging mandatory in the country. This will mean that all medicine packs will be required to have a QR (quick response) code on its labels in April, according to sources, reports The Hindu Business Line. QR coding the medicine labels can help reduce the risk of purchasing fake medicines. According to DoP officials, The QR code drug…

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