Singapore Land Transport Authority uses QR code geofencing to control bike parking

QR Code geofencing - Bicycle Sharing

Bike sharing programs are highly popular in the country, leading to new licensing and parking rules. The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced a new QR code geofencing system meant to help control indiscriminate parking of shared bikes. Bicycle sharing programs have spiked in popularity in recent years. A new licensing strategy has been developed and is starting to roll out across the city state. Among the main issues the QR code geofencing is designed to overcome is indiscriminate parking. Shared bicycles have been parked pretty much anywhere they…

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Liquid Pay QR code payments to be offered in 25,000 Singapore retailers

Liquid Pay QR code

Thousands of merchants are expected to adopt the new quick response code based mobile payment service. The Liquid Pay QR code is now targeting Singapore retail locations. The company predicts that 25,000 of those companies will be participating in this mobile payments method. These merchants will be on board within the next 12 months, says the firm. Liquid Pay allows purchase transactions to be completed through the use of QR code scans. The Liquid Pay QR code scans also allow customers to compare merchant discounts and use an app to…

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QR codes used on tote bags as ad space

QR Codes on tote bags for advertisement

Young entrepreneurs from Singapore have come up with this marketing project. Four innovative students from the Design Entrepreneurship Center at Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) in Singapore have come up with a new way to use QR codes to reach as many smartphone users as possible. This mobile commerce marketing effort uses a simple canvas tote bag for ad space. These totes feature space on the side where marketers can bring an engaging mobile commerce experience to anyone who sees the bag. All consumers need to do is use their smartphones to…

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Facial Codes investigates the link between people and photography

Photo by Kamarule

QR codes and art are colliding once again, this time by the work of Singapore photographer Kamarule. The photographer has launched a new series called Facial Codes. The series aims to explore the relationship people have with 2D images. As an art form, photography has enjoyed a great deal of appreciation over the past several years. Photographs have become a large part of people‚Äôs lives and many use them to express their emotions. This relationship is often very complex, leading Kamarule to investigate the matter more thoroughly. The Facial Codes…

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