QR codes record broken in Taiwan

Taiwan QR codes

Over 1000 people in the country came together to create a massive human barcode. On Sunday, more than 1000 people in Taiwan worked together on a promotion for the island, which created QR codes made out of people, in the hopes that they would be able to draw the attention of the world. The effort was designed to profit from the increase in smartphone use around the world. This is because the growing global penetration of smartphones has meant that a larger number of people have the capability of actually…

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QR code clock draws attention but mixed opinions

QR Code Clock

Some find it highly amusing while others feel that it is the height of uselessness. Mobile friendly barcodes have been appearing everywhere from product packages and advertising to tombstones, which means that many were not surprised when the recent QR code clock made its way into the digital environment. However, not everyone is completely taken with this most recent use of the black and white squares. The QR Code Clock was created by Michael Ciuffo. He, himself, called the strange creation “technological convenience that really isn’t convenient.” The reason is…

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Cows in France painted with a QR code as modern-day form of branding

QR Code on cows

French cows have been spotted brandishing a QR code on their sides. The French QR code industry has found a new way to use these mobile-friendly barcodes by painting them on the side of cattle. Surprisingly, this is not the first time that cows have been seen wearing these two dimensional scannable codes, as they were also seen in the United Kingdom in December 2011, when farmers used them in the branding of their cattle being sold at auction. Though many individuals initially thought that it was done as a…

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NoDa rooftop QR code receives Guinness recognition as largest in the world

rooftop qr code

Massive QR Code gets recorded. The Guinness website is now confirming that the enormous QR code located on a NoDa rooftop is now considered to be the largest one in the entire world. This massive scannable two dimensional barcode was created last fall by Hackerspace Charlotte. It is located on the roof of the Southern Resources building in NoDa. Each of the code’s sides extends a tremendous length of 100 feet, and it is now visible from the satellite views provided by Google Maps. The size of the code has…

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Sushi restaurant in London launches interactive QR code campaign

QR Code Display

London’s first Temaki Sushi restaurant is scheduled to open in March of this year. For now, the store is still under construction, but the owners are taking the opportunity to reach out to consumers early. Construction is being concealed behind a vibrant display upon which QR code fish are waiting to be scanned by tech savvy pedestrians. The restaurant, called Yoobi, has launched a campaign to generate hype for the grand opening next month and has begun encouraging smart phone users to scan the code for deals. Scanning the code will…

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