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Pizza Hut’s robot Pepper take orders in Japan

On May 24, 2016, Pizza Hut in Japan announced that it will be testing order taking robots in its restaurants. The robot, named “Pepper”, is an outcome of a deal between Pizza Hut and MasterCard. It aims to promote MasterCard’s MasterPass digital wallet. Guests can initiate an order with Pepper either by scanning a QR Code on the tablet […]

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Products & Apps

Create a Snapchat QR Code GIF to get more followers

Snapchat launched in 2011 as an image messaging app and in 2016 is one of the most popular messaging apps, particularly among teenagers. For new users, Snapchat’s USP is that it allows you exchange time-bound images and videos.  The rise of Snapchat can also be credited to the privacy factor. Teenagers can connect with people they just met […]

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Asia

Now scan Alipay QR Code using Samsung Pay app

Samsung Pay collaborated with Alipay (China’s largest online payment platform) to make it easy for Samsung smartphone users to pay using their phones. Samsung mobile users can now add their Alipay account to their Samsung Pay app and make payments. In China, Samsung Pay is available with Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy […]

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Public

Bangalore city transport to get safer with Track Me QR Code

Software Technology Park of India, Bengaluru has developed a service called Track Me that uses QR Code technology. Passengers can scan a Track Me QR Code in a public transport vehicle (cab, bus, autorickshaw, etc.) to get details of the driver. The service aims to increase safety of passengers in Bangalore, including the 40,000 women working in the IT sector. […]

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Products & Apps

List of messaging apps using QR Codes to add friends

If you want to connect with your friend on your favourite messaging app, what do you do? Invite via email, phone number, or handle? But what if you just met this person and don’t have this information? Or what if you don’t want to share your own contact info? The answer is your own personal QR […]

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QR Code in Games make them more interactive

You have probably noticed QR Codes on newspapers, magazines, and product packaging. But did you know game developers also add QR Codes in games? This is done to add an angle of mobile engagement. Gamers will have to use their smartphones to engage with the QR Codes – either in-game or out-of-game – to view […]

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Products & Apps

Whatsapp Group QR Code: How to invite many participants

With over 1 billion global users, Whatsapp is one of the most popular instant messenger (IM). Although an IM, Whatsapp comes close to being a social media network. Thanks to the group messaging feature. The Groups feature now has an update—Whatsapp Group QR Code. Whatsapp Group QR Code If you are the Administrator, you can […]

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Products & Apps

iPhone 7 camera app could read QR Codes

Like every year, Apple is expected to provide a sneak peak of the new iOS at WWDC this summer. And it will even launch the iPhone in the later half of 2016. This means that iPhone enthusiasts have started speculating what updates the tech giant will or should bring to its latest phone. Once such […]

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Asia

India’s Unified Payment Interface app to use QR Codes

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in association with 10 Indian banks launched the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) on April 11, 2016. The UPI app is expected to compete with mobile wallets such as Paytm and Mobikwik in the peer-to-peer transactions space. Using the UPI app, subscribers will be able to transfer any amount (below INR […]

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How a QR Code can save your life in emergencies

QR Codes have been extensively used in marketing, security, and inventory management applications as they allow each access to information. But what about the much-needed information during emergencies? Can a QR Code help save your life or the life of a loved one? It definitely can. Information encoded in a QR Code can easily be […]

Retail Stores: 3 Ways Retailers can use QR Codes To Engage Customers

Everybody these days knows what a QR Code is. Yes, the black-and-white squares that can link to an array of information such as website URLs, image, audio, video, PDF file, and simple text. QR Codes aren’t popular just in China or other Asian countries. Countries such as United States, UK, Saudi Arabia, Australia, and Canada […]