QR codes help real estate agents offer an easier home buying process to customers

QR codes - Real Estate

Much of the experience of shopping for a place to live occurs online, and barcodes are helping. QR codes have seen quite a burst of popularity over the last three years and are now starting to find more standard places in people’s lives, including in their home-buying experience. Realtors have been using quick response codes to make it easier to share online information. From 2018 through 2020, the use of QR codes rose by an estimated 96 percent, and real estate agents didn’t fail to pay attention to the trend.…

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QR codes help CBD company to combat counterfeit products

QR Codes - CBD

As these products become increasingly popular, so have concerns over their quality. As concerns over highly popular CBD products rise in terms of quality and counterfeits, one company is using QR codes to reassure its customers through information and transparency. The market is a massive one in the United States, expected to reach a $26 billion market cap in 2026. Due to the popularity of CBD products in the United States, it is challenging for consumers to spot the difference between quality products and those that could potentially contain hazardous…

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Osaka University researchers create 3D edible QR code for cookies

QR code - 3D Printer

The scientists embedded the “interiqr” barcode using a new method of three-dimensional (3D) printing. A team of researchers from Osaka University have developed a new “interiqr” 3D printing method that embeds an edible QR code into food such as cookies. Edible food tags that can provide consumers with useful information have become increasingly popular. A QR code worked into a cookie or other baked product offers the opportunity to allow consumers to scan using a smartphone. From there, they can discover the product’s ingredients or where it was made, for…

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QR codes in bookstore campaign link to open copies of banned books

QR codes - Person shopping at bookstore

The new Oklahoma location is using the barcodes to help challenge the bans in the state. A bookstore in Oklahoma has started using merchandise with QR codes printed on it as a way to challenge a state book ban with which it does not agree. When the barcodes printed on the merchandise are scanned, they link to a list of banned books. Scanning the QR codes on the free merchandise provides the scanner with access to open copies of books that have been banned by the state. The owner of…

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