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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Scanning your way to a better education

Information is becoming increasingly mobile. To keep up with technology, the West Virginia University Libraries will be using QR codes to help students gain quick access to the resources offered by the libraries. The codes can be scanned with smart phones that have barcode scanning applications. David Roth, a library associate, says the codes are a great way to bridge the gap between digital content and physical media. When scanned, the codes will resolve to the library’s mobile website. From there, students will be able to check the availability of…

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Cool New Red Bull Augmented Reality App Released

Red Bull recently launched an all new augmented reality racing app for iPhone and iPod Touch users which is its first ever mobile gaming app for the said gadgets. The mobile app takes users to newer heights, introducing the newest features in racing games. The Red Bull Augmented Racing that instead of just using a user to play the game, it enables the player to design his own virtual track. Although most racing games allows players to do such, Red Bull does it in a different way. Red Bull cans…

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Why every business needs a set of mobile marketing strategies in their game plan

Smart phone trend

If you would have asked someone 10 years ago if mobile marketing was effective they would have answered yes. However, they would have been referring to outdoor advertising; billboards and truck side ads. Now if you talk about mobile advertising, people automatically refer to their cell phones or PDA’s. From being virtually an unheard of notion 10 years ago, mobile advertising has become an industry worth over 16 billion dollars. Over 80 percent of the nation’s population carries a cell phone. Statistics from 2006 showed that e-mail and telephone marketing…

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New to the world of quick response code?

How To Scan a QR Code

  QR Codes may finally be breaking out to main stream services. More and more web design services are embracing Social Media and adding it into their web business. This now includes QR Codes. QR stands for quick response, because it will transfer data between electronic gadgets faster than normal bar codes. QR Codes are small, black and white squares that look like a barcode. They can hold over seven thousand characters of numeric code, over four thousand characters of alphanumeric code or almost three thousand characters of binary code.…

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Plans move forward for ShareSquare

  Los Angeles based company, ShareSquare, announced funds raised for their beta mobile QR code platform. The company has received $150,000 from investors with a total $500,000 needed to be fully funded. The company is focusing mainly around the music and entertainment business. Their services in tale promotional goods like posters, flyers, bumper stickers especially designed for music artists with QR code technology. This allows for fans to peruse through related information, exclusive content (ads placed within), music videos, and contests…all via a web based app. Also, with this cutting…

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