QR codes featured on manhole covers in Japan

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A growing number of cities around the world are using the barcodes to communicate with visitors. There has been a growing trend in cities worldwide that has included the use of QR codes in order to provide tourists and other visitors to the city with a larger amount of information. The barcodes have been added to locations frequented by visitors in many different countries. This is a clear indication that smartphones are becoming recognized as a highly common and heavily used tool in our everyday lives, not only in certain…

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QR codes mystery in Montgomery has been solved

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The sudden appearance of large quick response barcodes in the downtown area has been tracked to its source. On March 28, Mobile Commerce News first reported that there were QR codes popping up all over the downtown area of Montgomery, Alabama, and that mystery has now been solved now that the owners of the barcodes have been identified. As it turns out, these mystery barcodes were displayed to promote a seminar that was to be held in the area. The mystery was causing a number of raised brows in the…

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QR codes initiative has officially been launched in Gainsville

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Downtown project for bringing in new businesses is now underway in the Georgia city. The official release of the QR codes project on Main Street Gainesville, Georgia, has now occurred, and the city has started the initiative by posting the barcodes on two vacant buildings. The barcodes are located on empty buildings located right on the square, so that smartphone users can scan them. Regina Mansfield, the Main Street Manager, said that the primary focus of Main Street is the economic development of this important stretch of the downtown area.…

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QR codes in sidewalk mosaic generate interest in Rio

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Rio de Janeiro has added the barcodes to its symbolic walkways at Ipanema Beach. The city of Buenos Aires has added QR codes to the sidewalks of Rio de Janeiro, which are symbolic of the city, by embedding them into the mosaic patterns using black and white stones. The first of the barcodes were unveiled on Friday in one of the city’s most popular locations. The QR codes were first installed at the massive Arpoador boulder, which marks the end of the Ipanema beach. The black and white barcode was…

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