Integrate graphics in QR Code while keeping the error correction intact

QR Codes are being used more and more in magazines and on billboards. They offer a good bridge between the real world and the digital world of the internet. Scanning a QR Code that contains an URL avoids typing errors and even deep-linking into your website becomes easier. Another benefit is the trace-ability of the code usage, offering various statistical information on the scanned QR Code. There is only one big drawback in QR Code usage, at first glance all QR Code’s look the same. Various companies jumped into this…

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QR codes and NFC to be supported by Microsoft Tag

Microsoft Tag qr codes

Microsoft has announced that its mobile barcode service, Microsoft Tag, will be supporting near field communication (NFC) and QR code technologies. The software giant is hoping that by adding these additional capabilities to its Tag mobile barcode service, it will be able to reduce or even eliminate the current confusion that consumers have regarding the different types of mobile barcodes that are currently available. According to the general manager of Microsoft Tag, Aaron Getz, Microsoft Tag is offering support for the two most common types of two dimensional mobile barcode…

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QRganize aims to bring more order to the world of QR codes

QRganize App

As QR codes continue to grow more famous with businesses, the need for adequate sorting and storage mechanisms is becoming more real. QRganize, a new service designed for those using QR codes, aims to help consumers and businesses manage the codes they use. The QRganize app is available for iPhone and doubles as a barcode scanner, which makes scanning and sorting codes easy. Once scanned, the code can be accessed through the QRganize library stored within a smart phone. Using the app, consumers can revisit digital content from codes they…

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T-Mobile fashions the first QR codes to serve the agriculture industry exclusively

QR Code

T-Mobile has been exploring ways to implement QR codes in agriculture and may have found a perfect place to use the codes. The telecommunications company has taken a keen interest in the codes recently, recognizing their abilities to engage mobile consumers. The company has been working with the National Farmers’ Union to place QR codes on animals and scarecrows. The initiative has drawn some controversy from animal rights advocacy groups, but T-Mobile insists that these codes are not harmful to animals in any way. T-Mobile has teamed with EBLEX, a…

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Brainstorming new and innovative ways to do business

This year’s SXSW conference has played host to a number of exciting innovations in the mobile technology sector. Mobile technology has come a long way in a relatively short amount of time. With the advent of QR codes and other data matrix platforms, smart phones have become a vital part of everyday life. With the rate at which this technology is advancing, it should come as no surprise that nine guys on a bus were able to launch a startup in less than 48 hours. WalkIN is a service that…

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