Court lets individuals scan QR codes to pay their fines

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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 from those reluctant to pay. All people need to do to pay their outstanding fines and dues…

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QR codes to be used by Scan for a new link to the real world

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Quick response codes could be the center of a new solution to bring digital and real environments together. Scan, a popular app for reading QR codes which gained a great deal of attention through its appearance on the Shark Tank reality show at the start of this year, is now stepping into the payments and identity ecosystems through the development of a new “Code Wallet”. This new feature is being added to the existing app so that users can store the codes that they have scanned. The new version of…

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QR codes give loot to Borderlands 2 players

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Scanning the quick response code unlocks a great deal of loot within the mobile game. The new LootTheWorld app is now available for both iOS and Android players of the mobile game called Borderlands 2, giving them the chance to use QR codes to be able to gain even more loot that was already available within the application. Gamers can scan the quick response codes with the newly released application to unlock new opportunities. When the QR codes are scanned by other players who have the app, it is possible…

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Dynamic mobile marketing tools for any business, any budget: QR Codes

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Powerful platform adds value to QR codes in marketing QR codes have become a prominent marketing tool and have proven that they are proficient in engaging mobile consumer in a dynamic way. The codes often receive some criticism because they are not generally well understood. The purpose of the codes is quite simple: They are used to provide consumers with access to information concerning products or to provide them with digital experiences they would not be able to access through conventional marketing tools. The 2d codes hold a great deal of…

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QR codes in Seoul sidewalks and subways provide visitor assistance

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These South Korean quick response barcodes provide help such as a handy guide to the commuter trains. The city of Seoul, South Korea is using mobile technology in the form of QR codes in order to make itself more friendly to tourists, who can now use their smartphones and tablets to obtain visitor information such as the most recent subway guide. These barcodes were already being added to the now hyper famous neighborhood of Gangnam. The QR codes from the neighborhood made globally recognizable by PSY’s tremendously famous song are…

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QR codes are great – and possibly dangerous at times

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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 popular on Southern Tasmanian fruit farm

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Visitors to the grower’s location can use their smartphones to spot the ripest and sweetest produce. Sorell Fruit Farm, located in Southern Tasmania, has added a unique new mobile twist to its farm tourism through the use of QR codes that are located among all of the rows. Each row of fruit boasts a quick response barcode that can be scanned by visitors with smartphones. The idea came from the farm’s Bob Hardy. It allows visitors with a scanner application on their smartphones to scan the QR codes to obtain…

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QR codes make school library fun

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Students attending Northeast Elementary can scan codes to listen to book summaries Students attending Northeast Elementary School can now scan QR codes to build a better connection with their library, and experience the fun behind some of its services. The mobile program encourages barcode scanning to learn more about available books. The QR codes that are placed on the books in the library give the kids the chance to scan and then listen to information about what is found within its pages. The fifth grade students have been tasked with…

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QR codes successfully implemented by small unique beer company

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The owner of 50 Back Brewing Company has launched a highly successful mobile campaign. Though Kimberly Rogers, the owner of 50 Back Brewing Company, generated free QR codes for her company a year ago, it wasn’t until just recently that she discovered how to best implement them for her business needs. Rogers was able to develop a massive mobile marketing campaign that was highly popular. After first reading about QR codes in a marketing blog, Rogers though that the technology looked “neat” and that “We should get one.” She felt…

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QR codes to be used on war graves in Oxford

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The Botley Cemetery will be using mobile technology to help memorialize the deceased. A war cemetery in Oxford, England, will now be using QR codes on the graves to help to provide people with information about the deceased individuals who are buried there. The quick response barcodes can be scanned using smartphones and tablets. The QR codes will be installed on a panel at the Botley Cemetery war graves site so that visitors will be able to scan them and discover more about the veterans and others who have gone…

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QR codes can help to measure event attendance rates

Eastern Michigan University QR Codes

Quick response barcode readers will soon be used at Eastern Michigan University. Eastern Michigan University has announced that it will soon be implementing a system of readers for QR codes in many of its different campus departments. This system is designed to help gain a better understanding of student attendance at various campus venues. Associate provost and associate vice president for academic programming and services for the university, Rhonda Longworth, explained that this will provide an important measure of where students are travelling and what services they are using. She…

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