Historical QR Code new to give you lots of background information
Google favourite places
Google have launched Favorite places. The most searched for businesses on Google.com and Google maps receive a QR code pack
JWT's augmented reality browser
JWT International's augmented reality layer browser 'Layer' initiates with a QR code and demonstrates it's Mazda Layer.
QR-Code sandcastle video
Toykyo based communication company Sinap co Ltd brainstorms new strategies for communicating with customers - builds QR code sand castle.
QR-Codes in Art gallery
QR codes are being used in a Pitsburgh, USA Art gallery allowing visitors to find out more about the background to the Art.
Real life applications
A short 1 min 30 second video demonstration of how Telstra Mobile Codes (QR codes) work in a real life application - in this case two young people purchase tickets to a Shannon Noll concert via their mobile phone.
QR-Code street art
www.thevoiceofthestreet.com have created a platform that enables street artists to get in contact with the observers of their work, simple and anonymous -- by using cellphones. On the website, the artists receive a personalized QR Code, with which, he can identify his work.
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A great video from Pedro Morales showing step by step process of how a QR Code was created from lego. Great background music and absolutely worth watching.
QR-Code Fence Video
The corner of Houston and Broadway (New York City, USA) is having a makeover with a difference.
McDonalds are using QR codes to allow customers to find out about the nutritional content in their food.
Worlds First 2-view QR Code Printed on LenBB Lenticular. Video demonstrates how a single lenticular sign can store two QR codes. The first QR Code stores a sales message and the second stores a web site address.
Lunar development explaining QR code technology and its possible applications including billboards, magazines, linking the phisical world to a virtual world etc. Includes a demonstration on how QR code scanning works. Mentions that over 85% of advertising agencies in Japan are using this technology.
Japanese commercial Ntt docomo cell phones showing one example of the use of QR Codes in a commercial environment. Three Japanese girls are confused about the QR code until a couple come along, scan the code and are presented with a 5th anniversary sale message on their phone.
Related: Luxury retailer Ralph Lauren Corp has embraced QR Code technology by recently launching a mobile commerce website in tandem with print advertising, mailers and store windows using QR codes to drive tech savvy consumers to their new site. See our article on Ralph Lauren QR Codes here.
Marcello Di Piero on QR-Codes
Marcello explains the mechanics involved with QR Codes and mobile phones. Exlplains the technical aspects of QR codes and possible uses in supermarkets and demonstrates creating an SMS based QR code.
QR-Code 28 weeks later film
A Large QR Code stuck on a billboard in London advertising the film 28 Weeks later appeared a while ago. Gia explains whats its all about...
Pet shop boys QR-Code video
Video by the pet shop boys based around QR Codes. See if you can spot the 100 subliminal QR codes in the video.
Nokia QR-Code scanning video
Nokia N95 QR code video showing how QR codes are scanned using the Nokia barcode reader. Explains the basics of normal barcodes and what types of information QR codes can store. Shows lots of examples of how QR codes are being used. How QR codes work explains the history of barcodes and 2D codes
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