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2012-11-28 08:32:42

ROCHESTER, Minn., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EXHIBITOR Media Group, the leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced the results of EXHIBITOR Magazine's 2012 Marketing Technology Survey. The research sheds light on which technologies are currently being adopted by exhibit and event marketers, what corporate objectives they're helping users to achieve, how much of their budget respondents are allocating to these technological applications, and which...

2012-11-20 20:25:09

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ScanLife (www.scanlife.com) today announced a series of major features to the ScanLife mobile application that instantly turns shopping and real world discovery into a social experience via Facebook and Twitter. Just in time for the holiday season, ScanLife Android and iOS users can now scan a quick response (QR) code or any other standard barcode found on products and instantly see if it is popular with other ScanLife users and share that content with...

2012-11-13 16:29:23

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Movaluate is ready to deploy its one of a kind, NFC/QR Code Tag Combo that will allow any smartphone user to instantly determine their smartphone's value, facilitating use of the second-hand device market and reducing unnecessary eWaste. Movaluate's free NFC-QR tags combine the power of NFC (near field communications) and QR (quick response) codes to communicate with Movaluate and generate an appraisal. When a device taps or scans the tag,...

2012-11-12 08:25:52

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People who scan quick response (QR) Codes are highly interested in a product or service, making them especially valuable to marketers. That's a key finding from the new ScanLife (www.scanlife.com) study that shows QR Codes are an increasingly effective way for brands to convert prospects into new or loyal customers. In the study, ScanLife analyzed more than 200 QR Codes with thousands of scans that were generated from the ScanLife Mobile...

2012-11-01 07:28:58

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vizibility, the provider of a unique mobile identity management platform for organizations and their people, today announced the recent addition of three major new professional services customers and a new printer reseller. Vizibility's Mobile Business Card is a personalized mobile website which can be shared easily via a QR code, a mobile wallet card with NFC and, coming soon, Apple Passbook. Organizations of all sizes are adding Vizibility...

2012-10-11 07:34:22

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its fourth year, SONIC Drive-In partnered again with DonorsChoose.org to launch the Limeades for Learning® campaign to donate more than half a million dollars into public school classrooms across the U.S., and ScanLife (www.scanlife.com) will play a vital role in driving awareness, social sharing and consumer voting for the program. By placing QR Codes on millions of SONIC cups at more than 3,500 drive-ins nationwide, customers can easily access...

2012-10-08 07:22:37

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vizibility today announced that it would give free NFC Mobile Wallet Cards to the first 150,000 customers who buy MOO or Vistaprint business cards at www.vizibility.com. Vizibility's NFC cards, which were launched at the South by Southwest® Conference (SXSW®) in March, are available immediately and normally retail for $15 each. The durable, tear-proof plastic cards are the size of a credit card and include a personal QR code, so they work with all...

Happy Birthday To The Barcode: 60 Years Of Scanning History
2012-10-08 07:43:03

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Barcodes have been the mainstay of the consumer world for close to 40 years, first used on a food product in 1974 when Wrigley´s chewing gum received the first barcode (the predecessor to the Universal Product Code, or UPC). But the linear displays of bars and lines have been in use elsewhere since the early 1950s, initially as a code to label railroad cars. The idea for a barcode was first conceived in 1948 by Bernard...

2012-10-02 02:23:27

ERIE, Pa., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxBack.com has launched RapidQuote(TM), the latest in smartphone buyback technology in 3,000 Post Offices nationwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121002/NE84707 ) "When the QR-code is scanned, RapidQuote(TM) uses a smartphone's built-in technology to instantly determine its value, taking the guess work out of identifying its specs," said MaxBack President Sean Michaels. "If the customer is considering an upgrade now or in the future,...

Malicious Code Targets Samsung Smartphones
2012-09-25 21:14:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It seems like science fiction, but a single line of code could be able to completely wipe a Samsung device, restoring it back to factory settings. The malicious code has been reported to reset Samsung devices such as the Galaxy S3, S2, Beam, S Advanced and Ace. The code could be encoded in NFC tags or QR codes, leaving Samsung users to unknowingly wipe their devices as soon as their phone receives it. Once the code has set...