QR code payments could break $3 trillion in 3 years

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A new Juniper Research forecast suggests that the mobile transactions will reach the milestone by 2025. QR code payment trends have shown that the transaction method is taking off, even if it has experience broken global growth over the last few years. Quick response barcodes have been used for payments far more in some regions than in others. The low-cost, easily recognizable and simple to use technique of QR code payments have high appeal to many merchants and consumers globally. Though the popularity differs from one region to the next.…

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Bitly acquires its first company with QR code firm Egoditor

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The link management business announced that it was acquiring the German barcode generator. Bitly, the popular link management brand has announced that it has made its first acquisition in the form of Egoditor GmbH, a QR Code Generator company based in Germany. The transaction terms were not disclosed by the time of the writing of this article. Bitly CEO Toby Gabriner had pointed out that the acquisition of the QR Code Generator company was cash and stock. He also shared that when the deal officially closed, it would combine the…

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QR code beaded bracelets use traditional art to share storytelling history

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The jewelry can be scanned with a smartphone to share Navajo Native American history. November is National Native American Heritage Month and as a part of its celebration, new QR code beaded bracelets have been created to share a traditional craft and storytelling at the same time. The attractive and eye-catching jewelry can be used to communicate storytelling information. The idea of using QR code jewelry to share history through smartphone scans isn’t as new as it might seem. Clearly, the use of barcode scans using a phone is new,…

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QR code verification of COVID-19 vaccination status launches in Virginia

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Residents of the state can use quick response codes to prove that they have received their shots. Residents of Virginia can now use QR code verification to prove that they have received their COVID-19 vaccination, requiring a simple barcode scan to confirm. The Virginia Department of Health announced the use of the barcodes for vaccination record access. The QR code verification option was rolled out to provide straight forward and quick access to vaccination records for COVID-19 shots. In this way, Virginians won’t need to carry around the paper documentation.…

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Single Shanghai health QR code scan to replace current multiple barcode system

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Residents of the city will now be able to use one quick response barcode for all relevant purposes. Residents of Shanghai will soon be able to use a single QR code scan whenever entering public venues. The Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission has announced that the city’s health quick response barcode and transportation codes will be integrated. Currently, people living in the city have had to use different apps for various barcode scans. Shanghai locals have had to download different mobile apps to be able to perform the necessary QR code…

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