Chinese president pushes for global COVID QR code

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Xi Jinping may be facing an uphill battle in convincing the world to use a barcoded tracking system. Chinese President Xi Jinping is encouraging other world leaders to implement a global COVID QR code system comparable to the one his country rolled out months ago. The goal would be to help fast-track international business and travel even as the pandemic continues. Earlier this year, China required the use of QR codes in a color-coded public access system in its cities. It has been credited with being a major tool in…

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Korea rolls out nationwide QR code system

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Across the country, the quick response barcode is being deployed to help battle the pandemic. South Korea has rolled out a new nationwide QR code system to help the country to further combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The quick response barcodes are already mandatory for gaining access to 80,000 facilities. The nationwide QR code system works to provide individuals with entry to about 80,000 facilities across the country. These are also being used for gaining entry to arenas and baseball stadiums. This system has already undergone extensive testing…

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Tencent launches QR code student tracking in China

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The Chinese technology giant is using quick response codes to monitor health as schools reopen. Tencent has announced that it is rolling out the use of QR code student tracking as schools reopen in many parts of China. The country’s schools from kindergarten through university shut down during the outbreak. The provinces have announced their intention to stagger their start dates. While those in the youngest grades are typically heading back to the classroom first, older students follow several days later. China shut down its schools at its New Year…

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