Tencent launches QR code student tracking in China

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The Chinese technology giant is using quick response codes to monitor health as schools reopen. Tencent has announced that it is rolling out the use of QR code student tracking as schools reopen in many parts of China. The country’s schools from kindergarten through university shut down during the outbreak. The provinces have announced their intention to stagger their start dates. While those in the youngest grades are typically heading back to the classroom first, older students follow several days later. China shut down its schools at its New Year…

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Animal Crossing QR codes allow players to design clothing and decorations

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Quick response codes make it possible for players to design their own pixel art for custom game components. The popularity of Animal Crossing QR codes has exploded as the game has made it possible for players to customize their characters and their homes or islands. Animal Crossing: New Horizons lets players create their own clothing and decoration options. Players are sharing their Animal crossing QR codes as one of the most loved features of this game. They create their own pixel art which converts into their custom designed clothing options.…

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FinTech ANNA Money partners with TrueLayer for instant QR code payments

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ANNA users will have a new option to use instantaneous quick response codes for mobile payments. ANNA Money users will now have the option to choose the use of instant QR codes to make payments through a new partnership between the FinTech and TrueLayer. Using the quick response codes would eliminate the requirement for terminals and payment cards. ANNA is a provider of financial administration, business accounts and debit cards for customers such as small businesses and freelancers. Using an instant QR code makes it possible to eliminate some of…

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Brazil’s Central Bank unveils a national QR code standard

National QR code standard - Brazil

The financial authority in the country has released new regulations to help universalize mobile payments. The Central Bank of Brazil has announced a new national QR code standard meant to help make mobile payments more universal. The country has been pushing forward to adopt cashless payments and this is the latest step in that effort. The new quick response code regulations will become compulsory as of September 2020. “The new rules aim to increase transparency for end-users, both payers and recipients, by expanding and improving access to information and, thus,…

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Health QR code is now helping to improve Chinese hospital efficiency

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The quick response barcodes previously used for gaining access to public space are proving more beneficial. A Chinese health QR code indicating a device user’s wellness status during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic has now become an efficient component of local hospital reservation systems. The color-coded barcode was created to display the phone user’s risk level for COVID-19. A new partnership between the Shanghai Sixth People’s Hospital and the Shanghai Big Data Center allows the medical facility to access a patient’s health QR code. This information becomes available when an…

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