QR code Easter egg hunt lets American city kids enjoy contactless celebration

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Kids simply need to scan all the barcodes they find so that they can gain a chance to win a grand prize. Children living Texarcana – located on the boarder between the states of Texas and Arkansas – have the chance to enjoy a unique QR code Easter egg hunt this year. The kids will be able to enjoy hunting for the eggs but in a safe and contactless way this year. Kids who wish to participate in the QR code Easter egg hunt will need their parents’ phones to…

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Biometric medical QR code tech becomes Hague Innovators Challenge finalist

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Trust Stamp’s entry has managed to make it into the final stages from among over 60 applicants. Trust Stamp’s entry of a biometric medical QR code technology has made it into the finalists of the ImpactCity Hague Innovators Challenge 2021. The quick response code is applied to secure important personal medical information. The Hague Innovators Challenge is an international program. Its purpose is to place the spotlight on innovative concepts addressing global issues. This year’s program received over 60 applications. Trust Stamp’s biometric medical QR code tech has been selected…

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QR code payments at PayFast up by 412 percent

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The digital payment processing company based in Cape Town has seen an explosion of barcode use. PayFast, a digital payment processing service based in Cape Town, South Africa, has reported a rise of 412 percent in its QR code payments. These transactions were processed via Masterpass from March 2020 through February 2021. The extreme growth trend is seen as the result of the pandemic’s instant need for contact-free transactions. The rise in QR code payments, usage in general and scans has risen quickly as the pandemic required businesses and consumers…

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Will QR code adoption in 2021 break 2020’s records?

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The barcodes are continuing to climb in popularity and use after having had their best year. QR code adoption took off at unprecedented rates last year due to the impact of the pandemic as companies, governments and individuals sought ways to complete more tasks contact-free, simply and affordably. That said, the usage trends this year are continuing to climb for the quick response codes. This has led mobile marketing and commerce experts to speculate that 2021 may prove to be a bigger year for QR code adoption than last year.…

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SHE Team QR codes roll out in Hyderabad metro train stations

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The quick response codes provide a simple way for women in distress to register complaints. Women who find themselves in distress while riding trains on the Hyderabad metro system can now scan a SHE Team QR code in the stations to file a complaint. The new system is meant to make it easier for women to report a problem on the rail system. The goal of the SHE Team QR code system is to promote better safety for women riders. The Complaint System was launched by M. Mahendar Reddy, the…

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