The use of QR codes has spiked throughout the pandemic crisis

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Governments, organizations and companies have rapidly turned to contactless quick response barcodes. The use of QR codes has taken off across the country and around the world due to the ongoing pandemic crisis. Before the warnings to go zero-contact, the future of these pixelated barcodes was questioned. Businesses in particular have returned to the use of QR codes as they aim to provide their customers with a contactless experience. This is true in businesses of all sizes and in virtually every consumer-facing industry. Everywhere from grocery stores and pharmacies to…

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Why your Business Should Be Using QR Codes

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QR codes have been an interesting piece of technology for just over a decade now, they are implemented in a variety of ways. As they are scannable in the same way barcodes are, using QR codes can provide multiple benefits for a business, from being a useful marketing tool to encouraging more interaction. The technology is continuously advancing and being used in exciting and interesting ways, but even basic QR codes can enhance any business. Read on to find out the top five ways they can do this. They promote…

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AirVote deploys QR code feedback tools for instant customer responses

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The quick response codes allow businesses to respond immediately to comments before they go online. AirVote has created a QR code feedback solution to help small businesses to be able to respond to customer feedback immediately. An immediate response to customer comments is more important than ever as they are often posted online. Using the QR code feedback tool, companies are able to spot issues right away and solve them before negative messages can spread to other customers. Since small businesses have limited resources, features as straightforward as a barcode…

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QR code posters in New Zealand cause scanning challenges

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The government’s NZ COVID Tracer app has led to a number of struggles and complaints. Since the New Zealand government launched its NZ COVID Tracer app, people have complained of struggles in scanning the QR code posters. Reports have found that there are many quick response codes that cannot be scanned by the app. At the same time, it appears that the NZ COVID Tracer application also contains a number of software bugs that affect the way it functions. The app was first launched on Wednesday. It provides a type…

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WhatsApp QR codes undergo testing for potential new feature

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Users may soon be able to use quick response codes to add new contacts to their accounts. WhatsApp QR codes were discovered on the latest beta version of the massively popular messaging app. They allow users to quickly scan a barcode to add someone new to their contact list. The WhatsApp QR codes are currently available exclusively in beta form. That said, they are available in the app’s beta version on both Android and iOS. They can be discovered in the app’s settings menu. This provides users with two different…

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