QR codes verifications to combat fraudulent Alibaba use

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The massive China based online marketplace has revealed a new strategy to combat its counterfeit products issue. Alibaba, the e-commerce giant from China, has acknowledged that it is struggling with sellers who are peddling counterfeit products on their website, and it is now hoping that a new strategy that uses special QR codes will help to overcome this problem. The company will require all products to have their own unique quick response code attached to them. In order to accomplish this goal, Alibaba has teamed up with Visualead, a company…

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QR codes at Visualead draw Alibaba investment

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This is likely a direct reflection of the growing popularity of quick response codes in Japan and China. Alibaba Group Holding, the e-commerce giant in China, has announced that it is taking its first steps into the tech sector in Israel, as it has made an investment into Visualead, a company that is known for its unique QR codes. That company has a popular quick response code generating feature that enhances their visual appeal. Visualead is located in Tel Aviv. Its QR codes can be scanned by people with smartphones.…

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QR codes are getting personal in China

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VisuaLead has just generated its own startup in the country to be able to provide customized barcodes. If there is anything that can be said for certain about QR codes, it’s that they are spreading like wildfire, and companies that generate them are working hard to make sure that they are at the head of the market when it comes to being the choice of businesses for creating their barcodes. These quick response codes are typically black and white squares, but VisuaLead has managed to make them stand out. Now,…

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Visualead ushers in a new generation of QR codes

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QR codes are evolving QR codes are beginning to evolve to meet the needs of consumers and businesses that have a strong interest in dynamic digital content. The codes have become a staple in the marketing field, but are often criticized as being too ugly or boring. This critique is not falling on deaf ears, however, as Visualead, a pioneer in the interactive technology field, works to bring new life to QR codes and change how they are perceived. Visual QR codes continue to gain traction Visualead gained renown through…

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QR Code Startups Continue To Be Hot

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By now, everyone has seen a QR Code… those little square dots arranged in a seemingly haphazard pattern against a square white background–as they seem to be cropping up in some of the strangest places. Whether they’re on a real estate ad, a coffee cup, or splattered across the front of a t-shirt, the QR Code is gaining ground the globe over. And it is not surprising that start-up companies continue to form with the hopes of cashing in on this two-dimensional barcode’s versatility and popularity. While some detractors say…

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Next generation of QR codes may be coming

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Visually appealing QR codes may be on their way A new generation of QR codes may be dawning thanks to researchers from the United Kingdom’s University of Nottingham. The researchers have developed what they call “Aestheticodes,” which are QR codes that are designed to be more visually appealing. QR codes have become a staple of marketing and many companies use the codes to interact with mobile consumers. The black and white blocky patterns of the codes have been criticized by consumers in the past, however, with many people claiming that…

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Visualead wins more funding for its visual QR codes

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Company specializing in visual QR codes raises $1.6 million Visualead, pioneer of visual QR codes, has announced that it has raised $1.6 million in Series A funding, led by Kaedan Capital and Entree Capital. The company specializes in producing visual QR codes, which incorporate a picture into the basic structure of quick response codes. Typically, altering the blocky patterns of conventional QR codes leaves them unresponsive. Visualead has, however, found a way to make these codes more visually appealing without sacrificing their functionality. QR codes are becoming more appealing The…

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Visualead QR code generator introduces a new generation of QR codes

QR codes get a visual overhaul QR codes are often seen as boring, black and white little blocks that are somewhat unattractive. The codes do not have to be visually unappealing, however, an a aesthetically pleasing QR code typically has a higher engagement level than a dull code. So called visual QR codes are meant to leverage the engagement power of conventional QR codes without sacrificing appearances. These codes have been pioneered by Visualead, which offers a QR code generator that can incorporate nearly any picture into a working QR code. Visualead…

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This Week’s Mobile Commerce Round Up

Check out this week’s mobile commerce news round up with our new video news series…    Articles Covered and Notes For Review… Technology news rumors suggest the next iPhone will be out in June The most recent predictions being made by experts and bloggers in the mobile industry suggest that the iPhone 5S will be debuted on June 20. These predictions align with the typical launch cycles of previous iPhones, with initial news of these new mobile devices showing up in the early days of spring or summer. Wall Street…

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QR codes may see the dawning of a new era from Visualead and Qurify

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Visualead acquires popular QR codes generator Visualead, a designer of visual QR codes, has announced its acquisition of Qurify, a popular QR code generator. The Qurify generator will now be incorporated into Visualead’s services, offering consumers and businesses alike a way to create visual QR codes that are significantly different from conventional versions of the codes. The acquisition is part of Visualead’s ongoing campaign to improve the capabilities of QR codes and make them more attractive in the realm of marketing and consumer engagement. Visual codes becoming more popular The…

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Visualead may revolutionize QR codes

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Visualead gains traction in boosting popularity of QR codes QR codes may be popular with advertisers, but they are much less so with consumers. Scan rates for QR codes are rarely disclosed by the companies that use them, but many consumers have taken to avoiding the codes because of the bad experiences they have had with them in the past. Some companies that make use of QR codes do so in a manner that is not effective or convenient for consumers, leaving these people with a poor sense of what…

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