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QR code use cases for proximity marketing in 2019

QR code use cases for proximity marketing in 2019

QR codes were first invented in 1994 by the Denso Wave company to track their manufacturing process for vehicles. That’s all there was to QR codes. Just like NFC and RFID, tracking items was what QR codes were primarily used for. What are QR codes? QR (Quick Response) codes are scannable barcodes that direct users […]

Proximity Marketing without an app: Best use cases of NFC to implement in 2019

Proximity Marketing without an app: Best use cases of NFC to implement in 2019

In the era of ‘AI’ and Machine Learning, it seems strange to be talking about a technology that was invented in 2002. But, what started as a corollary to RFID has evolved into a full-fledged technology of its own. What is NFC? NFC or Near Field Communication enables compatible devices to communicate over short ranges. […]

BLE beacons, QR codes and NFC – A unified approach to boost millennial engagement

2018 was the banner year for proximity marketing solutions like Bluetooth beacons and QR codes. While Tommy Hilfiger experimented with Bluetooth-tagged clothing, small business retailers used beacons to design experiences similar to Amazon Go. Not just that, Snapchat launched QR based Snapcodes, and Instagram, Amazon, and Google caught up. Clearly, as 2018 has come to […]

How SMBs can use NFC, QR codes and BLE beacons to design a comprehensive solution

By 2022, the proximity marketing market is estimated to be worth USD 52.46 billion. And, with the growing emphasis on improved customer experience, SMBs must make efforts to incorporate proximity marketing in their marketing arsenal. Instead of singling out only one proximity channel, a smart move is to implement a combination of two or more […]

Beacon use cases for 2019: The unstoppable force of proximity marketing

Beacon use cases for 2019: The unstoppable force of proximity marketing

Back in 2014, Jim Sluzewski, SVP, Macy’s said, “We are taking cues from our customers and beacon technology is helping us do that”. Four years later, the beacon use cases have multiplied by several folds. Like every technology graph, beacon technology has also aligned itself to the Gartner’s hype cycle. According to this cycle, every […]