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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A new WhatsApp business QR code will soon connect consumers and companies

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The quick response codes are meant to make it easier for app users to connect with businesses. A new WhatsApp business QR code feature has started rolling out for customers using the app as an easier way to be able to connect with the companies they need to reach. The quick response code can be displayed on receipts and other areas consumers are likely to consult. By using the business QR code, companies let their customers reach them through WhatsApp to provide feedback, to ask questions or to seek support…

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The Role of QR Codes Friendly Website Development in Digital Marketing Post the Pandemic

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The role of QR codes had subsided after their boom in 2011. Until recently, QR codes had specific business-related purposes, mostly related to eCommerce and payment getaways. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic subsiding and businesses starting to open again, QR codes are making a comeback for various business purposes. Since they do not need to be touched to operate, QR codes are starting to get repurposed for different business purposes, from looking at restaurant menus to downloading e-business cards.  As the role of QR codes increases, a web development company…

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Restaurant QR codes play central role in Chef Jean-Georges NYC reopening

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The celebrity chef is using the highly popular technique to limit contact as locations open. Celebrity chef and world-famous restauranteur Jean-Georges Vongerichten is using restaurant QR codes as he prepares to reopen his New York City locations. These establishments have had their doors shut for over three months and are getting ready to open up. The city’s predictions are that there will be about 5,000 eating establishments that will start to offer outdoor dining as a component of the city’s phase 2 reopening. The dining industry is among those that…

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The use of QR codes has spiked throughout the pandemic crisis

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Governments, organizations and companies have rapidly turned to contactless quick response barcodes. The use of QR codes has taken off across the country and around the world due to the ongoing pandemic crisis. Before the warnings to go zero-contact, the future of these pixelated barcodes was questioned. Businesses in particular have returned to the use of QR codes as they aim to provide their customers with a contactless experience. This is true in businesses of all sizes and in virtually every consumer-facing industry. Everywhere from grocery stores and pharmacies to…

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