Indian Railways soon to use contactless QR code tickets

Contactless QR code tickets - Train in India

Train passengers will also be experiencing check-ins more comparable to those at airports. Indian Railways has announced its plans to start a contactless QR code tickets system across all its stations. Officials have also stated that passengers will also start to see check-in counters more comparable to those at airports. Passengers will use an online ticketing system and will receive an SMS with a URL and quick response barcode. Travelers will make their bookings online. They will automatically receive a confirmation SMS with a URL and a barcode. Once they…

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Indonesian QR code tracking will help keep tabs on visitors to the country

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The Immigration Directorate General required the nod from President Joko Widodo’s to proceed. The Immigration Directorate General of Indonesia has presented a QR code tracking system to the country’s president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to gain approval to proceed. The idea behind the quick response barcodes is to track foreigners to the country. The QR code tracking and surveillance system is meant only for visitors to the country and not for Indonesians. According to Immigration Director General Jhoni Ginting of the Law and Human Rights Ministry, when addressing a House of…

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Amazon launches Dash Cart to let shoppers skip the checkout line

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The ecommerce and tech giant is moving forward with its smart shopping carts experience. Amazon is moving ahead with a new Dash Cart smart shopping cart technology. This is meant to help further along the company’s ongoing effort to help shoppers to skip the checkout line and to create a contactless and cashier-free experience for consumers. The smart shopping cart is one of many different types of strategy the company has made in this area. The Dash Cart is the latest attempt at this strategy after the company has already…

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1850 Coffee QR codes provide consumers with transparency and tracing

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The quick response barcodes system uses IBM blockchain technology for Farmer Connect. Customers will soon be scanning 1850 Coffee QR codes to learn more about precisely where their beans came from. The brand is the first in its category in the US to offer complete traceability for this favorite morning beverage. The 1850 QR codes leverage blockchain tech from IBM. It allows consumers to scan the barcode through the use of the Thank My Farmer app. From there, they can find out just where their 100 percent Columbian Coffee came…

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Korea rolls out nationwide QR code system

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Across the country, the quick response barcode is being deployed to help battle the pandemic. South Korea has rolled out a new nationwide QR code system to help the country to further combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The quick response barcodes are already mandatory for gaining access to 80,000 facilities. The nationwide QR code system works to provide individuals with entry to about 80,000 facilities across the country. These are also being used for gaining entry to arenas and baseball stadiums. This system has already undergone extensive testing…

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