QR codes enhance the Auschwitz visitor history lesson and experience

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The quick response codes have been added to the former concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau. The experience that visitors undergo when they visit the site of the former concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau has always been a powerful one, and now QR codes have been added to signage to help to enhance the historical information that is available. Quick response codes make it possible to boost the amount of information and language options from signs. Visitors touring the memorial site will now be able to use their smartphones and tablets to scan…

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Historic German cemetery adds QR codes to open up the past

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Quick response codes have been added to panels near certain gravesites to provide more information than names and dates. The Central Cemetery in Aschersleben, a town in the Saxony-Anhalt district of Salzlandkreis, in Germany, has decided to add QR codes to small signs throughout the historic site in order to give smartphone users the opportunity to learn more about the deceased who are buried there. To start, there will be 21 signs next to grave stones from the 1860s to help people to learn more. Across the cemetery, there are…

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QR codes used in Qingdao on ancient trees

QR codes on trees support learning

The quick response codes are a part of a project that helps to identify the various species. Ancient trees within the Qingdao Zhongshan Park in the Shangdong Province of east China have now been labeled with QR codes to give visitors to the area a better opportunity to be able to learn more about these gorgeous giants. The quick response codes were added so that smartphone users could easily scan them to gain information. The QR codes are prominently displayed and are very easy for visitors to the park to…

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QR codes give Chinese historical buildings a high tech flair

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Visitors to the “Villa Community” located in Beijing’s Zuhui District near Hunan Road can scan the quick response codes. In Beijing, the area around Hunan Road in the Xuhui District called the “Villa Community” has now added a new feature using QR codes that is meant to provide visitors and locals, alike, with information about the historic buildings. To start, the quick response codes have been added to twenty historic buildings within the area. The QR codes can be scanned through the use of smartphones and they allow people to…

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QR codes help students give a dam…a history

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These quick response codes are being used by Foothills Community Christian School students. The Ryan Dam in Great Falls, Montana, now offers visitors a new feature in the form of QR codes that can be scanned using a smartphone in order to learn a little bit more about the history of the structure. This feature was added to the area through the accomplishments of local students. The QR codes are located in a place that will make them visible and easy to scan along the River’s Edge Trail on the…

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