QR code patent between Microsoft and Neomedia draws more attention to the barcodes

QR Codes Scanning Statistics

This could also mean the end to the Microsoft Tag in mcommerce, once and for all. Just as Apple prepares to unveil its own Passbook QR code based service, it appears as though Microsoft has also focused its attention on mcommerce barcodes, with the help of Neomedia. That latter company has just announced that it has granted worldwide rights to license its patent portfolio. Among those to benefit from the 74 QR code patents that are contained within Neomedia, is Microsoft. The financial details of the deal between the two…

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QR code use continues to rise in Q2 2012

Mobile Commerce Statistics 2012

New statistics from NeoMedia show that the barcodes are still on their way up. A global QR code and mobile barcode management solutions pioneer, NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., has announced the results of their data analysis for the second quarter of 2012, drawing attention back to the increasing popularity of the codes worldwide. By the close of June, the NeoReader scanner app had been installed about 25 million times. Among those installations, 56 percent had been on android devices. The leading countries for the downloads were the United States, Spain, the…

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