Census QR code campaign at Brooklyn hospital helps patients scan and complete

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Maimonides Hospital is encouraging patients to scan quick response codes before the deadline. Maimonides Hospital staff in Brooklyn have launched a census QR code campaign to make it easier for patients and staffers alike to complete their form before the deadline this month. The quick response barcode was first launched three weeks ago, and now they’ve made another push. The census QR code posters are displayed in areas where patients, staff, and even people walking by the hospital are all likely to see them. Whether they’re stopping to rest or…

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Valenzuela City to use ValTrace QR codes for contact tracing

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The local government in the Philippines municipality is using the barcodes to boost COVID-19 response. The local government of Valenzuela City in the Philippines has decided to use the ValTrace QR codes app to help boost its COVID-19 response’s contact tracing. The free app can be used by residents and non-residents in order to help keep on top of the spread. Both residents and non-residents of the Valenzuela City will be required to use the app in order to gain access to public spaces. They will be required to show…

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Will Apple Pay QR codes become an option for iPhone users?

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The tech giant is reportedly researching ways to integrate the barcodes into future mobile payments. Apple Pay QR codes don’t currently exist, as iPhone users must employ near field communication (NFC) technology to complete a mobile payment transaction. However, growing information suggests that the iPhone maker is looking into secure barcode scans. A growing body of evidence suggests that the company is looking into ways to make Apple Pay QR codes secure to scan to complete transactions. While using NFC based tap or contactless transactions at a retailer’s payment terminal…

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QR code T-shirts promote contactless voter registration

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A new youth-led voting initiative is making it possible to keep a safe distance while registering. A new youth-led voter registration initiative in the city of Philadelphia is using QR code T-shirts to encourage people to register to vote while keeping a safe distance from others. The initiative was officially launched this week by the Mayor’s Office of Youth Engagement (OYE). The OYE is using the QR code T-shirts to build voter registration, particularly among young voters, leading up to the November 3 general election. The effort is an extension…

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Newly launched City Bank QR code simplifies mobile payments

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The quick response code will bring together American Express, VISA, Mastercard and UnionPay in Bangladesh. The City Bank QR code is designed to be used in an interoperable mobile payment solution that can be used for VISA, Mastercard, American Express and UnionPay transactions The service is meant to help eliminate the need for separate barcode scans for each payment network. As a result, a merchant can display a single City Bank QR code at the front of a store for use regardless of the payment method the customer wants to…

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