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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Hidden QR codes worked into Marvel Moon Knight scenes

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The quick response barcodes redirect the show’s viewers to a free edition of the webcomic. The Marvel series Moon Knight reached instant popularity, but it was only the most observant viewers that spotted the QR codes tucked into scenes throughout the first season. Though many people missed the quick response barcodes, the spotlight has now been placed on them. Moon Knight executive producer Grant Curtis was recently interviewed by Variety magazine, revealed how the editors of the show hid the QR codes discreetly into the scene backgrounds. Following the interview,…

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QR code billboards aim to draw attention to anti-tobacco campaign

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The #IndiaVsTobacco campaign was launched in Bangalore by Karnataka Health Minister Dr. K Sudhakar. A vibrant QR code is the crowning jewel of a new #IndiaVsTobacco billboard campaign launched in Bangalore with the goal of making the country tobacco-free. The quick response barcode makes it possible for people to scan the posters to inform themselves. The tobacco campaign’s QR code is printed visibly on all posters and billboards, which will be displayed throughout Bangalore to help boost interactive engagement with respect to the health impact of using tobacco products. Each…

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Canadian province launches QR code to report human trafficking

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The new quick response barcode was created help people to identify and report the crime. The Canadian province of Nova Scotia has launched a new QR code to help people to learn more about how to recognize and report instances of human trafficking. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the province announced the new quick response barcode. The announcement was made on February 22, which was the second annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) explained that the new QR code will be added to posters…

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Pakistan’s central bank releases QR code standard for payments

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The quick response barcode standard is meant to help make retail transactions faster. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) recently unveiled its new standards for unified QR code to boost the speed of adoption of digital retail payments. The Pakistani central bank had already announced that it was going to issue the single barcode. “These standards are to be met for issuing of QR codes and accepting of payments through the same. This initiative is a part of SBP’s drive to promote inclusion, innovation, and modernisation of payment systems in…

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