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Court lets individuals scan QR codes to pay their fines

Court lets individuals scan QR codes to pay their fines

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The court in Jiangsu, China is using quick response codes to collect from people who have been avoiding payment. A court in the eastern province of Jiangsu, China has made it possible for people to scan QR codes to pay their fines. The strategy is meant to make it easier for individuals to pay by way of their smartphones. The court sees this strategy as an effective way to collect on fines due … Read entire article »

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Durian QR codes to help prove authenticity of the pungent fruit

Durian QR codes to help prove authenticity of the pungent fruit

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 … Read entire article »

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Octopus QR code launches in Hong Kong for taxi mobile payments

Octopus QR code launches in Hong Kong for taxi mobile payments

The digital transaction operator’s goal is to encourage cabbies and passengers to stop using cash. A new Octopus QR code service is rolling out in Hong Kong to make it easier for the 40,000 taxi drivers throughout the city to accept mobile payments instead of cash. So far, the reception from cabbies hasn’t been all that enthusiastic as they want greater incentives. Taxi drivers see the potential of the Octopus QR code, but are hoping to be given … Read entire article »

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QR code enrollment program launched in Indian schoolchildren

QR code enrollment program launched in Indian schoolchildren

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam first proposed this new method of student I.D. India’s Education Minister has announced the launch of a new QR code enrollment program designed to simplify student identification in government schools. The quick response code is further verified with the student’s fingerprint. The QR code, fingerprint and unique number are assigned to each new student entering government schools. “The introduction of the Unique Student Code for students who enter the school, along with a … Read entire article »

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UnionPay QR codes to launch in all 6 AsiaMalls next year

UnionPay QR codes to launch in all 6 AsiaMalls next year

The quick response code based mobile payments will allow merchants to process smartphone based transactions. Starting in 2018, UnionPay QR codes will be available in all 6 AsiaMalls shopping mall locations across Singapore. This will give consumers the opportunity to use their smartphones to be able to make mobile payments within the shopping centers. The news was released in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) from AsiaMalls Management and UnionPay International. This new partnership represents the first one a … Read entire article »

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QR code feedback lets Western Railway passengers rate toilet hygiene

QR code feedback lets Western Railway passengers rate toilet hygiene

WR has launched a new program allowing riders to provide a rating and comments about toilets at their stations. The Western Railway (WR) in India has rolled out a new QR code feedback program. The goal is to make it possible for riders to scan the quick response codes to rate the toilet hygiene in the WR stations. The QR codes have been introduced in seventeen of the WR stations under its jurisdiction. A senior official from the … Read entire article »

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Pinterest QR code rolls out to help users learn about everything around them

Pinterest QR code rolls out to help users learn about everything around them

The image based social network’s quick response code could be handy for shoppers while in-store. A new version of a Pinterest QR code is rolling out for the social network’s users to inform themselves while they’re shopping. The barcode is designed to be used by consumers as they walk through a store in real life. The goal is to let Pinterest users access more product information by way of their accounts. The Pinterest QR code feature should help … Read entire article »

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Greater USDA QR code GMO labeling clarity needed, say Senators

Greater USDA QR code GMO labeling clarity needed, say Senators

Eleven federal Senators sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, calling for improvements. A group of 11 U.S. Senators issued a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue regarding the USDA QR code and GMO food labeling through its Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). The ideas behind the labels with the quick response codes is to provide quick and simple access to information about foods and any bioengineered/genetically engineered ingredients they may contain. The Senators feel … Read entire article »

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Human QR code breaks world record in China

Human QR code breaks world record in China

Chinese students have successfully come together to create the largest ever quick response code made of people. A whopping 2.5 thousand Chinese students recently joined together to create the largest human QR code that has ever existed. The students joined together in the country’s Henan province to break the previous existing record. There were a total of 2,520 students from Sias International University who created the QR code. The students from the university in the city of Zhengzhou … Read entire article »

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Coca-Cola unveils Halloween themed AR and VR marketing campaign

Coca-Cola unveils Halloween themed AR and VR marketing campaign

The soft drink giant’s UK division will break its own advertising spending record for the themed campaign. Coca-Cola’s UK division will launch an AR and VR marketing campaign for its Fanta brand on Halloween. This campaign will represent the most they have ever spent on a Halloween campaign to date. Part of the advertising for the brand has to do with a virtual reality short riddled with jump scares. The VR marketing short brings viewers onto an elevator … Read entire article »

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QR code metro passes will soon be available to Shanghai riders

QR code metro passes will soon be available to Shanghai riders

Commuters will be able to use their smartphones to scan quick response codes to pay for trips. A number of Shanghai metro stations have QR code metro pass codes to let riders scan to pay. These new mobile payments are meant to make it faster and more convenient for commuters to pay their fares. The subway passengers are able to pay for their tickets by using either of two mobile payments services. The two QR code metro fare … Read entire article »

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