QR code pet tags may help lost pets find their way home again

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Easily scannable quick response codes could help owners to make sure their pets come home. QR code pet tags aren’t something completely new. A number of brands have been dabbling with the technology over the last several years. Now, as people start to recognize the barcodes and their phone camera apps have built-in scanners, the option holds considerably more promise. The idea is quite simple, requiring a customized quick response code to be printed onto the animal’s ID. If an animal – a cat or a dog for instance –…

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QR codes used through Google Glass wearing doctors for patient ID

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ER docs have been employing a custom medical app for the augmented reality glasses. A technology forward hospital in Boston, Beth Israel, has now developed a custom Google glass information retrieval system that gives its Emergency Department doctors the ability to scan QR codes posted on the wall of each of the rooms in order to be able to call up the information about the patients who are within those spaces. It remains a prototype for a new information system but it is currently being tested by the docs. The…

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QR codes on identity bracelets step beyond medical

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Although quick response codes have been placed on jewelry before, it has primarily been for medical histories. There is great potential to be found in the use of QR codes, which are barcodes that can be scanned through the use of smartphones and any of dozens of free apps, but there is one that is becoming rather interesting to the parents of children with autism. While there have been medical ID jewelry pieces produced with these barcodes, the latest development is different. Now, QR codes are appearing on actual ID…

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QR codes released on Posh Pet ID collars

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These new products for cats and dogs are not only high tech but are based on jewelry designs. Posh Pet ID, a cat and dog products company, has just unveiled its latest pet collar charm, which features QR codes that are worked into its unique jewelry designs. These new products are meant to allow animal owners to keep their pets looking stylish while being safe. Owners of dogs and cats alike now have a new and stylish option to keep their beloved pets safe without having to sacrifice their appearance.…

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How QR Codes Help Autistic Children

Nothing is more terrifying than losing your child. It can happen to anyone. You take your eyes off them for one second and, poof, they’re gone–lost in the crowd. Now imagine that you have an autistic child with a propensity to wander. And, when they are lost, they are unable to communicate or ask for help. Thankfully, there is a way to protect your autistic child if they become lost and increase their chances of a safe return. This protection comes in the form of a bunch of square blacks…

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