Beijing QR codes are appearing everywhere

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The city is placing stickers with quick response codes all over the place to keep the city connected. In an attempt to become a smarter city, Beijing QR codes are being placed in virtually everything. The international community understands the purpose of some of these quick response codes, but others are a mystery. While those on bus stops provide handy information about schedule times and delays, others seem quite random. For instance the QR codes placed on lampposts don’t seem to be solving any specific problems. That said, the Beijing…

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QR code scans enhance South Korean customs agency export strategy

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The Korea Customs Service has announced the start of a new quick response code program. A new announcement from the Korea Customs Service has revealed that the company is using QR code scans. This technique is applied to South Korean products cleared for export through e-commerce sale. This strategy is being implemented in order to help boost the credibility of the goods. The QR codes are also being used in order to help reduce the export of knockoff products. QR code scans will make it possible to more accurately track…

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QR code validation now available on NYS Insurance Fund certificates

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The new quick response code feature has been added to provide quick and easy proof of coverage. The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) has announced that it is adding a new mobile friendly feature to its certificates in the form of QR code validation that can be scanned to prove that coverage exists. NYSIF has stated that all certificates for workers compensation will now be outfitted with QR codes. The reason these were chosen is that QR code validation is quick and simple and can be conducted with any…

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QR codes boost visitor experience in Ohio’s Wood County Park District

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The quick response codes have been added to signage following the receipt of a grant for the project. The Wood County Park District in Ohio was recently the recipient of the grant for which it applied in order to make sure that it could add new signage including QR codes to its various parks. The new signs and their smartphone friendly barcodes are now going to be installed in the parks. The grant that was received by the district was for $750 and this amount is going to be used…

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Sterling Heights to use QR codes to boost information access

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Residents of this Michigan city will be able to scan quick response codes to learn about permits and more. In response to the interest residents of Sterling, Michigan have shown in obtaining information more quickly and easily, the municipality will be implementing QR codes to boost accessibility through the use of smartphones. The intention to use the quick response codes was announced at a recent city presentation at the end of last year. Denice Gerstenberg, the City Development Director, attended the Sterling Heights City Council meeting in which city officials…

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