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QR Registration Test Draws Mixed Reaction from Businesses, Visitors

QR Registration Test Draws Mixed Reaction from Businesses, Visitors

SEOUL/DAEJEON, June 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Three days into the government’s experiment of using quick response (QR) code-based registrations at risky facilities, business owners and visitors have shown mixed responses over the scheme aimed at better tracking and containing the new coronavirus. On Monday, the government launched a weeklong test into QR code entry logs [...]

Gov’t to Require Clubs, Bars to Keep QR Code-based Customer Log

Gov’t to Require Clubs, Bars to Keep QR Code-based Customer Log

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The government unveiled a plan Sunday to require high-risk entertainment establishments like clubs and bars to keep a quick response (QR) code-based customer register, starting next month, as a measure to better track down potential coronavirus-infected patients. The decision was made after the submission of false personal information by [...]

Euronet Worldwide’s Digital Integrated Payments Cloud Powers Sri Lanka’s First QR Code-based Payment App

Euronet Worldwide’s Digital Integrated Payments Cloud Powers Sri Lanka’s First QR Code-based Payment App

LEAWOOD, Kan., Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT) and its Digital Integrated Payments Cloud (DIPC) technology has empowered the Commercial Bank of Ceylon to launch the first Quick Response (QR)-based payment app under LANKAQR, the national QR standard for local currency payments introduced by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The app, [...]

Ulsan and KT Agree to Develop Mobile Currency

Ulsan and KT Agree to Develop Mobile Currency

ULSAN, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Ulsan and KT Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday to adopt a mobile currency for the city. The two parties agreed to carry out preparatory projects to adopt the local currency, conduct joint studies and research projects, exchange information, and discover innovative ideas that [...]

Seoul’s New QR Code Payment for Taxis to Prevent Overcharging

Seoul’s New QR Code Payment for Taxis to Prevent Overcharging

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — For the first time in South Korea, the Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to adopt a system in which dynamic QR codes are used to easily pay taxi fares. The city’s plan for a QR code payment standard for taxis will be compatible with various payment methods. Starting in January [...]

Financial Authority to Diversify Authentication Measures for Online Transactions

Financial Authority to Diversify Authentication Measures for Online Transactions

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said on Friday online authentication tools for financial transactions will become more diversified this year, moving away from the current system that relies primarily on the public key certificate.  The FSS said biometric authentication technology, QR codes, text messages and blockchain-based systems are some [...]

Olympic Prep Continues with QR Code Installation at Lodgings Near PyeongChang

Olympic Prep Continues with QR Code Installation at Lodgings Near PyeongChang

GANGNEUNG, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — For the greater convenience of tourists planning on staying in or around Gangneung, the city near PyeongChang where the 2018 Winter Olympics are scheduled to be held starting early February, lodgings businesses have placed QR codes in rooms that reveal detailed information in a handful of languages when accessed [...]

Kakao Pay Institutes QR Code Payment System

Kakao Pay Institutes QR Code Payment System

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Kakao has announced that it has added QR code identification technology that will enable users to process payments with a simple snapshot to its Kakao Pay service.  The technology is currently available on Kakao’s Chinese counterparts Alipay and WeChat Pay. Users snap photos of QR cards in shops and [...]

Visualead Partners with Social Network Renren in China for Animation Visual QR Codes in Renren’s Mobile Application

Visualead Partners with Social Network Renren in China for Animation Visual QR Codes in Renren’s Mobile Application

BEIJING, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Visualead, an Offline-to-Online and Visual QR code startup, today announced its cooperation with Renren (NYSE:RENN – News), a leading Chinese social network, to incorporate Visualead’s Visual QR Code technology in Renren’s mobile app for iPhone and Android. Visualead’s technology turns any image, profile picture, GIF animation, and even video [...]