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Invisible Barcode Could Be A Crime Fighting Tool

06/05/2014, The long arm of the law has the added advantage of technology working alongside them in order to uncover dastardly crimes that have been committed by nefarious minds (and hands). However, there are moments when even the law remains one step behind, and in...

Samsung Announces Apple Passbook-like Wallet Application

02/27/2013, For years now, Samsung and Apple have been going back and forth trying to prove which company copied the other for their smartphones, but we think this time Samsung has taken things a bit too far with its newly announced Samsung Wallet. Samsung Wallet,...

Smartphones can read boarding pass barcodes

10/25/2012, Ever since 9/11, traveling by air has gotten a whole lot more restrictive. We have to remove our laptops and turn them on, take off our shoes and belts even, have our jackets turned over at airport security checks, or even let our fingers get swabbed just...

Bikinis with barcodes makes for an interesting ad platform

08/10/2011, Let’s face the facts – sex sells, and so it is no surprise that Zara Dampney, 24, and Shauna Mullin, 26, have managed to market their bottoms into their bottom line (pardon the pun) through the inclusion of a Quick Response (QR) code being...

More Than 2 Billion Microsoft Tags Printed

10/28/2010, When Microsoft introduced its Tag 2D barcodes it already had a rather tough challenge with the popularity of various QR codes. That being said, the software giant has done a pretty good job and has announced that a juicy 2 billion Tags have been printed...

Microsoft Tag now out of beta

05/28/2010, Microsoft Tag is actually a mobile application which relies on Microsoft’s own barcode technology (known as High Capacity Color Barcode, or HCCB), where it is now coming out of beta and the reader is available (for free) for the following platforms...

Barcode Digital Watch

04/22/2010, This isn’t the first barcode watch that we’ve seen before, but it does look a lot less flashy that the previous one. The Barcode Digital Watch shows time in the traditional number format, but the rightmost barcode shows the day of the week,...