QR codes to be used by the Boston College Police Department

Boston College Police Department uses QR Codes

This will be a first for the city and a second for the state, as the technology is implemented in cruisers. The Boston College Police Department (BCPD) has just announced that it will become the first department in the city (and the second one in Massachusetts) to add QR codes to their cruisers in order to take advantage of mobile technology. When a smartphone user scans one of the barcodes, s/he will be directed to an informational website. Specifically, these QR codes will send mobile users either to the department’s…

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Farmers embrace QR code marketing in effective and informative ways

QR code tracing fruit

Growers are using barcodes and other mobile technology to draw more customers. Though farmers are associated with tradition, they are also among the first to embrace technology that is proving itself effective for efficiency and profitability, and in this, they have become some of the most creative QR code users. Dewey Square farmers market in Boston and spray painted cows are only some examples. At this particular market, the farmers have been able to use quick response codes and mobile technology to help to inform their customers as well as…

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