Microsoft Tag adding support for QR codes and NFC, says it sees room for alternatives

Microsoft is updating the mobile reader apps for its Microsoft Tag barcodes to also scan Quick Response (QR) codes and read Near Field Communications (NFC) signals, saying it’s aiming to simplify the experience and minimize confusion for users who scan the codes seeking more information on advertised products and other items. The company says it… Read More


Seattle Jewish Film Festival goes high-tech with QR Codes

The 16th annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival kicked off this weekend, with more than 30 films on the docket. Attendees are probably most excited about checking out documentaries such as “The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground” and animated films like “A Jewish Girl in Shanghai.” But this year’s festival also has a few high-tech twists. For… Read More