Displaying all posts for ‘Emerging Technologies

Contemporary advances and innovation related to the field of print media.

Getting Creative with QR Codes

March 21, 2011
QR code art

So far we’ve touched on the basics of QR codes and how they can be used in print. But now we’re taking it one step further! The following is all about pushing the creative boundries of QR codes and making scannable QR code art! Because QR codes have a relatively generous amount of error […] Read more »

Practical Uses for QR Codes in Print Media

March 3, 2011
QR Code Banner at Still Creek Press

We’ve recently added a QR code banner to the outside of our building in hopes to increase awareness and create some buzz around this relatively new technology. Most importantly though, this new addition showcases our cutting edge capabilities as a print service provider in creating cross media marketing campaigns for you, our valued customer. Integrating […] Read more »

3 Awesome QR Code Readers

January 17, 2011

As printers and communication providers, we like to stay on top of our game when it comes to new technology and available software. In a previous article we explained QR codes and how exactly you could make print interactive with QR codes, but didn’t touch on the many types of QR code scanning applications available to mobile devices (and yes, […] Read more »

RFID Tags: Part 2 (Printable nanocircuits to replace the humble barcode?)

January 12, 2011
Kohlenstoffnanoroehre Animation

As we discussed in RFID Tags: Part 1, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are often used as highway tolls, anti-counterfeiting devices and in public transit cards. But the tags, which are made of silicon, are more expensive than paper and they have to be applied onto the product as a second step. Researchers in […] Read more »