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Real estate agents using QR codes to help customers

From NewsSun.com: Terri Futch, along with other agents at Nextage Floridian Living Realty have acquired the latest communication and advertising technology for their customers. “We pride ourselves in utilizing cutting edge technology in our marketing efforts, that’s why we’ve partnered with RealtyPro Mobile,” Futch said. QR codes, a symbol similar to a bar code, make [...]

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QR Codes Are the Roller-Skating Horses of Advertising

From The Atlantic: In theory, you stumble across this code on a billboard on a magazine page and you point your smartphone at it. Feeding the picture into a special decoding application transforms the image into a URL to which you are directed. Maybe a movie plays or there is more product information. Conceptually, this [...]

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QR codes being exploited by hackers to distribute malware

From PC Advisor: According to the security firm’s AVG Community Powered Threat Report – Q4 2011, QR codes are becoming more popular with mobile users when it comes to accessing web pages or information without the need for typing in text or a URL, as the codes can simply be scanned by a handset and [...]

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Paperlinks Android app hyperlinks the real world with QR codes, SMS and NFC

Paperlinks is a new Android app that gives users a simple interface for accessing interactive mobile content from any QR code or NFC tag in the real world. So far it’s like NFC-enabledScanLife. In that sense, Paperlinks QR Code reader too automatically scans QR codes (though not barcodes like ScanLife does) without touching a single button [...]

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Vancouver restaurants adopt QR codes to show where food is sourced

Food lovers now have a legitimate reason to be on their smartphones when dining out. Several Vancouver restaurants have added QR codes to their menus to promote transparent food practices — so that information such as where your food came from and how it was grown is just a scan away. The code takes you [...]

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r-Glue Technology(R) Makes QR Codes Stick; Sticky-Mobile Engages Consumers Without the Hassle

From MarketWire: Rich Interactives CEO Roger Carr today announced that Sticky-Mobile, a practical and easy-to-use tool for deploying QR codes across marketing touch points without requiring any programming skills, is using the company’s proprietary r-Glue technology. Free to webmasters and developers, r-Glue technology improves the use of QR codes by allowing consumers to easily bookmark, [...]

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JCPENNEY’S QR CODE GIFT TAGS CARRY PERSONAL VOICE RECORDED MESSAGES

As part of a multi-layered holiday campaign which includes online, mobile and social elements, department store chain JC Penney has innovated on the traditional holiday gift tag by making it possible for customers to attach personal voice recorded messages to their purchases using QR codes. JC Penney customers who buy a gift from one of their [...]

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QR Codes Help Paint the Deeper Pictures Behind Art

What if traditional forms of art could be more interactive? That’s exactly what Jose Torres, better known artistically as Tony Taj, wondered. Jose, a painter and mobile designer, mainly paints intricate cityscapes on canvas, and is inspired by imagining the lives of the people who live and work on each floor and in each building he [...]

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Art Museum goes high tech with QR codes

From NEWSSENTINEL.com: Through the magic of technology, visitors to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art now can use their smartphones to learn more about artwork there. It’s as easy as aiming your smartphone at a QR Code, or Quick Response code, which is one of those black and white squares seen everywhere these days — [...]

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QR Code Capability for Mobile Ticketing Introduced by Vendini

Vendini is one of the leading companies in mobile ticketing. The company recently announced that it is releasing new mobile capabilities that will now enable its patrons to use their smartphones (iPhone App or Android App of choice) to buy tickets and also gain access to concerts, sporting events, and other live performances without ever [...]

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