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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A new WhatsApp business QR code will soon connect consumers and companies

Business QR Code - WhatsApp app update

The quick response codes are meant to make it easier for app users to connect with businesses. A new WhatsApp business QR code feature has started rolling out for customers using the app as an easier way to be able to connect with the companies they need to reach. The quick response code can be displayed on receipts and other areas consumers are likely to consult. By using the business QR code, companies let their customers reach them through WhatsApp to provide feedback, to ask questions or to seek support…

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New universal QR code unveiled by HPS and GhIPSS

Universal QR code - Making payment with mobile

The global payment solutions provider has partnered with Ghana Interbank Payment Settlement Systems. HPS, a global payment solutions provider, has launched a new universal QR code payment solution in partnership with Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), a Bank of Ghana Subsidiary. The quick response barcode solution is meant to help consumers make fast and convenient transactions. The launch included the Universal QR code and Proxy Pay platforms in a move the country is taking to reach a state of cashless society. It is was created to allow shoppers…

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Burger King QR code scan will score you a free Whopper, if you can catch it!

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The quick response barcode must be grabbed off the live TV spot, so don’t count on YouTube. A new Burger King QR code marketing campaign has TV viewers scrambling to scan a moving barcode with their phones before the time runs out. Looks easy enough, but it’s not as simple as it seems. Though the quick response barcode can be scanned using a camera app, it’s tough with a moving target. The Burger King QR code was brought back to make things a bit more fun for people stuck at…

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Special QR code displayed on David ‘Bomber’ Pearce statue in Newport, Wales

Special QR Code - David 'Bomber' Pearce Statue - Laury Dizengremel YouTube

The quick response code will help smartphone users to discover the athlete’s story. A new special QR code has been added to several places at the David “Bomber” Pearce statue. The bronze statue is of “Newport’s Rocky”, one of the greatest athletes from the Welsh city. The barcodes were added to the statue which was first unveiled in 2018 to honor the late boxer. The athlete’s nephew Luke Pearce unveiled the special QR code. It can be scanned using a smartphone to gain access to additional information. The quick response…

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