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Tag: Qr Code

QR Code Island Should Be Renamed SCAN-dinavia

QR Code Island Should Be Renamed SCAN-dinavia
The QR-Code Island is a collaborative project between Mat Barnes and Eddie Blake, and is actually a scale-model of an island that can be scanned by smartphones as a QR code when viewed from above. You’d imagine that something like this would pop up in Dubai, but at least for now, it’s only a model.

Koreans Go Grocery Shopping, Virtually.

Koreans Go Grocery Shopping, Virtually.
In South Korea, there’s a new way to go shopping, and it doesn’t involve going to the store, or surfing the web. Instead, customers of Tesco’s Home plus stores get to shop in the subway station before they get home.

Paypal Vending Machine: the Faster, Safer Way to Buy a Gumball

Paypal Vending Machine: the Faster, Safer Way to Buy a Gumball
In the future, a trip to the vending machine will no longer require bills and coins. You’ll need a mobile phone and a PayPal account though. Make Magazine spotted this concept device made by Ray Tanaka and his colleagues at PayPal Labs.

Real Book With Hyperlinks: the Best of Both Worlds? or Too Little Too Late?

Real Book With Hyperlinks: the Best of Both Worlds? or Too Little Too Late?
A company called Ubimark released a version of the Jules Verne classic Around the World in 80 Days. Unlike other printed books, the Ubimark version has QR codes, the square ones that are frequently used as bar codes.

Only Gadgets Can Read the n Building’S Qr Code Facade

Only Gadgets Can Read the n Building’S Qr Code Facade
Are machine-readable codes the the future of advertising? Teradadesign and Qosmo worked together on the facade of the N building, a commercial building in one of Tokyo’s shopping districts. The team felt that the ads or billboards usually attached to commercial buildings “undermines the structures’ identity.”