QR codes turn newspapers into shopping malls

QR codes turn newspapers into shopping malls


QR codes turn newspapers into shopping malls

Alibaba is using quick response codes to make purchases through printed ads. The massive online and mobile commerce giant, Alibaba, has now announced that it is partnering with a number of different media outlets in order to launch a shopping program based on scanning QR codes. This will allow consumers to be able to buy the products that they see in printed advertisements. Source: QR codes turn newspapers into shopping malls – QR Code Press Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

How to Decrypt or Read QR Code with PC and Webcam

How to Decrypt or Read QR Code with PC and Webcam


How to Decrypt or Read QR Code with PC and Webcam

This trick is use to read quick response of QR code, QR code is type of barcode but it has a faster readability and larger storage capacity compared to traditional UPC barcode. QR code become more popular since it’s used in type of products like Cars, Phones, Computers, etc. This is very simple trick to read the QR code with Computer software ( scan the image with computer ) or Webcam ( scan the image in a device ). Following step by step tutorial will Decrypt QR Code using a Software or using Webcam. Source: How to Decrypt or Read QR Code with PC and Webcam Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think attribution is in error email us

Why Job Seekers Aren’t Scanning QR Codes

Why Job Seekers Aren’t Scanning QR Codes


Why Job Seekers Aren’t Scanning QR Codes

Now that QR codes have been around for a little while now and are fairly prevalent, it feels safe to say that they have not caught on with the general population. In 2012, roughly 20% of people in the U.S. scanned QR codes, according to Pitney Bowes. Maybe it’s just me, but that number probably hasn’t increased much since. I know I haven’t scanned a QR code in that time frame. There is one simple reason for that: The large majority of smartphones do not offer a preloaded QR reader. Users must download a reader from the app store of their choice before being able to scan a QR code – and most users don’t appear willing to make that effort. Source: Why Job Seekers Aren’t Scanning QR Codes – Mobile Recruiting Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

QR codes help to tell the history of Dalian historical buildings

QR codes help to tell the history of Dalian historical buildings


QR codes help to tell the history of Dalian historical buildings

Dalian, a port city located in the northeastern part of China, has a long and complex history with influences from other cultures and countries that have contributed to much of the events and architecture of the region, and now these stories are available through QR codes. These quick response codes are available on a number of the historical buildings in the city. Source: QR codes help to tell the history of Dalian historical buildings Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us


Why QR Codes Haven’t Had A Great Impact In Commercial Property Marketing


Why QR Codes Haven’t Had A Great Impact In Commercial Property Marketing

A few years ago, people were touting QR codes—those crazy, speckled black and white squares—as the greatest thing since email. You couldn’t read a magazine or pass a bus stop without seeing one, and brokers quickly employed them in every phase of commercial property marketing. Well, now it’s 2014, and the QR code has become Questionably Relevant. Turns out, scanning a code to get to a webpage wasn’t a revolution in commercial property marketing. In fact, in most cases it was just a plain old waste of time. Source: Why QR Codes Didn’t Revolutionize Commercial Property Marketing Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

Tombstones Are Being Engraved With QR Codes Linked to Life Stories Of The Buried

Tombstones Are Being Engraved With QR Codes Linked to Life Stories Of The Buried


Tombstones Are Being Engraved With QR Codes Linked to Life Stories Of The Buried

The gravestones in cemeteries worldwide have not been altered for many generations, but now they can provide us with a digital QR code that is linked with the life stories of the buried. The innovative concept of memorialization was developed by the company Quiring Monuments and their ultimate goal is to preserve the memories of loved ones for the future generations. You simply need a smartphone and an appropriate app and you can scan anyone’s “living” memorial. You will then get redirected to a website which is administered by the family members of the deceased and have the chance to get to know that person’s life story in a unique 21st century way. Source: Did You Know That ‘Living’ Tombstones Are Being Engraved With QR Codes So… Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

QR Codes added to UKHO’s Standard Nautical Charts

QR Codes added to UKHO’s Standard Nautical Charts


QR Codes added to UKHO’s Standard Nautical Charts

In an initiative to deliver the benefits of digital solutions to users of paper navigational charts, the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has introduced Quick Response (QR) codes to its portfolio of Standard Nautical Charts. All newly printed versions of 3,371 Standard Nautical Charts and Mariners’ Routing Guides, including Print-On-Demand charts, now feature a unique QR code. By scanning the QR code, the user will be taken directly to the relevant page for the scanned chart on the UKHO’s searchable Notes to Mariners database, known as NM Websearch, where they will be provided with instant access on their smart phone or tablet to chart status information. This is a valuable chart management tool that will help to deliver the latest navigational safety information at the touch of a button. Source: Safety4Sea | QR Codes added to UKHO s Standard Nautical Charts Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

QR code pet tags help dogs and cats get home

QR code pet tags help dogs and cats get home


QR code pet tags help dogs and cats get home

Pawcode has announced its new quick response code products to give peace of mind to animal owners. With these innovative QR code pet tags, it becomes possible for a larger amount of identifying information to be worn by the animal so that a good Samaritan will be able to scan the barcode with his or her smartphone and obtain the contact information of the owner. This will make it far easier for someone who has found an animal to be able to find out exactly how to bring the dog or cat home again. Source: QR code pet tags help dogs and cats get home – QR Code Press Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

QR codes from Mercedes assist emergency responders

QR codes from Mercedes assist emergency responders


QR codes from Mercedes assist emergency responders

The QR codes that are fitted to the latest models produced by Mercedes-Benz could mean the difference between life and death for some drivers. The barcodes are now also being retrofitted to the vehicles released over the last few decades for Mercedes and Smart Cars. They will give emergency responders the opportunity to scan the codes so that they can better understand the details of the specific model of car involved in the crash. Source: QR codes from Mercedes assist emergency responders – QR Code Press Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

Eight best practice tips for using QR codes in marketing

Eight best practice tips for using QR codes in marketing


Eight best practice tips for using QR codes in marketing

In recent months frivolous uses of QR codes seems to be less prevalent as marketers have realised that people don’t scan them in huge numbers, if at all. But that doesn’t mean that QR codes are useless. We previously reported studies which show that 19% of UK consumers have scanned a QR code, with 3.3m people doing it in Q2 alone. We’ve also found several examples of QR campaigns that worked well. So if you’re considering using a QR code in your new ad campaign, here are eight tips that you should consider before you do… Source: Eight best practice tips for using QR codes in marketing | Econsultancy Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

QR Codes Are Alive and Well and Living in China

QR Codes Are Alive and Well and Living in China


QR Codes Are Alive and Well and Living in China

QR codes have been called many names. Ugly. Has-been. A failure. Marketing expert Scott Stratten even has a book out called “QR Codes Kill Kittens.” But not so fast: In China, those checkerboard-like codes are enjoying a renaissance. That’s thanks to WeChat, Tencent’s hot mobile app, which has 272 million monthly active users and features a QR code scanner. WeChat blends elements of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, and it’s branching into e-commerce. Source: QR Codes Are Alive and Well and Living in China | Global News – Advertising Age Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

Future for QR Codes and Their Replacement

Future for QR Codes and Their Replacement


Future for QR Codes and Their Replacement

Yes, it’s true, QR codes have faded over the past several months, but many feel they are making a strong come back as they are becoming more visually appealing; thus, encouraging users to click the codes. In fact, QR code use has reached an all time high in European countries. As marketing firms and companies work to make the on-the-go advertising more attractive, it’s believed the future for QR codes will be strong. However, consumer knowledge of the QR code needs some help. Many consumers see a QR code and still have no clue what it is or how to use it. To solve this problem, companies are turning to tutorials and webinars to educate their customers. Source: The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe: Future for QR Codes and Their Replacement Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us