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Posts tagged with qr code

QR Codes Utilized In Diverse Industries

In today’s world, technological advancements have allowed us to access information faster and in a more convenient manner than ever before. With 43% of the global population using smartphones, and that number projected to surpass 2 billion in the year 2016, there is no doubt that mobile has played a pivotal role in this transformation. […] Read the rest of this entry »

World Cup Gear Giveaway

ScanLife will reward lucky scanners with all kinds of awesome World Cup gear – an official match ball, team jerseys and t-shirts. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Which Mobile Trigger works best for you?

    Clients often ask me which mobile technologies work best for them, whether its QR, NFC, A/R etc., so I’ve put together a breakdown on the pros, cons and best uses for each. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Win with ScanLife Over the Holidays

    The holidays are upon us again, and what do you need when you battle door-buster sales and crowded malls? How about an app that can scan any barcode or QR Code to help you find the very best prices, deals, and local prices? And what if you could win free stuff just by using that app just as an extra perk?

    Now you can with the ScanLife Rewards Sweepstakes which allows anyone with the Android or iOS app to win an iPad Mini with Retina! We know they are tough to find, and you probably have a better chance of winning one from us, than getting it from your weird uncle. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Apple Continues its Love for the Barcode

    It’s that time of year again. New iPhones and a major new iOS upgrade are finally here. While most people are enamored by features like Touch ID and flat design, at ScanLife we are thrilled that Apple continues to throw their undeniable support at the barcode and QR Code. We posted that Passbook was the best thing to happen to QR Codes around the same time last year, and that trend continues in force. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • NFC is Here- But Who Wins? Series 1: Part One

    As I see it, the technology that removes that step stands to benefit most for its simplicity. NFC is a perfect solution by design (if imperfect by current deployment) because it will include device endemic hardware that removes the need for app downloads and camera activation. In fact, with all the designer app readers in market, the consumer is still required (or thinks he is required) to download the “correct” reader to access the content. This adds 6-10 steps to the process that further separates the user from a clean interface. NFC promises to remove those steps, making it a true “ready, out-of-the-box” solution. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • QR Code Adoption: 2013 Trends & Statistics

    QR Code trends continue to gain momentum as smartphone owners grow across the globe, and smart marketers turn to engage marketing to reach mobile consumers.  Released last month, eMarketer’s latest statistics  showcase that on average, 19% of US respondents (1 in 5) have scanned a QR Code ahead of the 15% average in Europe. Interestingly, […] Read the rest of this entry »

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