Yearly Archives: 2014

QR Codes drive charity donations

Not­-for­-profit organisations everywhere are discovering that QR codes can reach new donors and boost their donations. It is very economical to create a QR Code that can be incorporated into everything from your website, to your newsletters, to your national advertising campaign. You can easily generate a QR Code online, and many services can produce codes free of charge. The Salvation Army has pioneered the use of these codes to drive donations. Knoxville Area Commander Major Don Vick explains, “We have found that people

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Beer and QR Codes: It’s about the experience

It’s common to see QR Codes stuck on things in a disconnected way. Businesses go to the effort of finding a QR Code maker online and generating a QR Code…that just leads to the company website. Like people couldn’t google

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What is that square thing?

It may seem that these squares of messy black and white pixels have simply popped up out of nowhere. Visually they don’t directly resemble anything we have seen before, however QR codes are actually another type of barcode. Barcodes have

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Why are QR Codes so popular in Japan, but not in the west?

QR Codes were developed in 1994 for use in the Japanese automotive industry. From humble beginnings the codes have become widespread, almost commonplace, in Japan and throughout much of Asia. Uses include product tracking, item identification, time tracking, document management, as well as the marketing of commercial products. While QR Codes and QR Code makers are beginning

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