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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