NeoMedia registers an increase of 240 percent in QR code use

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NeoMedia has announced that when compared to Black Friday in 2010, this year’s use of the app firm’s NeoReader application for barcode scanning increased by over 240 percent. They made this announcement through a recent press release, where they also stated that these two dimensional QR codes are the most popular type of barcode scanned by mobile devices, with 87 percent of scans going to them, while one dimensional barcodes received only 13 percent of scans. According to the chief executive officer at NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., Laura Marriott, retail stores…

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Microsoft version of QR decorative codes – Hit or Miss?


There are definite pros and cons to the new Microsoft tag, their version of the two dimensional QR codes. As you can see, on the surface, the difference and where they excel, is their pretty colors and ability to produce different images. First released in 2009, these tags have fallen short of some critics expectations, but there still maybe more love for them down the road. Many experts state that generating a free, although plain, black and white code is better due to the fact that it’s not a service…

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