QR code posters in New Zealand cause scanning challenges

QR code posters - QR code on advertisement

The government’s NZ COVID Tracer app has led to a number of struggles and complaints. Since the New Zealand government launched its NZ COVID Tracer app, people have complained of struggles in scanning the QR code posters. Reports have found that there are many quick response codes that cannot be scanned by the app. At the same time, it appears that the NZ COVID Tracer application also contains a number of software bugs that affect the way it functions. The app was first launched on Wednesday. It provides a type…

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WhatsApp QR codes undergo testing for potential new feature

WhatsApp QR codes

Users may soon be able to use quick response codes to add new contacts to their accounts. WhatsApp QR codes were discovered on the latest beta version of the massively popular messaging app. They allow users to quickly scan a barcode to add someone new to their contact list. The WhatsApp QR codes are currently available exclusively in beta form. That said, they are available in the app’s beta version on both Android and iOS. They can be discovered in the app’s settings menu. This provides users with two different…

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PayPal contactless QR code payments feature allows in-person touchless transactions

Contactless QR code payments - PayPal app

A new in-app feature makes it possible for quick response barcodes to facilitate purchases. PayPal is rolling out contactless QR code payments that use barcode scans to complete transactions for easy buying and selling. This will allow transactions to be completed in person but without making physical contact. The contactless QR code payments will be rolling out in the official PayPal app for safe and secure in-person transactions. It is rolling out in 28 markets around the world. Moreover, for a limited time, PayPal is waiving the transaction fees typically…

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New universal QR code unveiled by HPS and GhIPSS

Universal QR code - Making payment with mobile

The global payment solutions provider has partnered with Ghana Interbank Payment Settlement Systems. HPS, a global payment solutions provider, has launched a new universal QR code payment solution in partnership with Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), a Bank of Ghana Subsidiary. The quick response barcode solution is meant to help consumers make fast and convenient transactions. The launch included the Universal QR code and Proxy Pay platforms in a move the country is taking to reach a state of cashless society. It is was created to allow shoppers…

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QR code driver ID solution unveiled by Lytx

QR Code Driver ID - Person Behind Steering Wheel

The video telematics, analytics, productivity and safety solutions provider has a new kind of card. Lytx a solutions provider for the public and commercial sectors, and field service fleets, has introduced a new QR code driver ID solution called the Lytx Badge Driver ID. This barcoded card is meant to make it easier for fleet managers to identify drivers operating any company vehicle. Using this solution, Fleet managers can generate individual quick response codes on their Lytx account. These can be printed onto an adhesive which can be applied to…

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