QR codes at each exhibit educate WV Wildlife Center visitors

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The West Virginia tourist attraction is using quick response codes to provide enhanced information. The West Virginia Wildlife Center has now unveiled the QR codes that it has installed at every one of its exhibits in order to provide visitors with additional information that can be accessed directly on their smartphones or tablets. The addition of the quick response codes was the result of a class project by school children. The QR codes were added to each of the exhibits at the WV Wildlife Center by the children in the…

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QR codes made out of cobblestones draw the world’s attention to Portugal

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Mcommerce barcode made out of black and white stones were worked into the pavement. The Portuguese pavement, the calçada portuguesa, which is a traditional style of pedestrian walkway in the country, now includes a modern mcommerce feature, as QR codes were worked in with cobblestones. Though this technique may have been used for hundreds of years, the barcode adds a modern twist. The new QR codes have been worked into the sidewalk in Chiado, Lisbon. It is quite beautiful and artistic, but tremendously sensitive to the light in terms of…

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QR code scavenger hunt helps visitors better explore Dallas

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New program helps visitors to learn more about the city. Dallas has gone mobile in its efforts to draw tourists off the beaten path by adding a QR code scavenger hunt to its city experience, allowing them to explore areas that they would not otherwise see. Encouraging visitors away from the standard tourist attractions has always presented a challenge. Now that many tourists have something important in common – smartphones – it has presented urban centers with a tremendous opportunity to communicate with them. Dallas, for one, is not about…

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QR code campaign to help boost tourism

Michigan is joining the QR craze as the state’s Department of Transportation introduced the codes to their latest edition of maps. A smart phone application is also in development and is scheduled to be released in spring of this year. Dawn Garner, media services manager for the Department, has hopes that the codes and their associated application will encourage tourism to the state. While the physical maps already offer a sleuth of information, the codes are being used to link to interactive counterparts. The online maps will be able to…

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