Archives for December 2012

My Favorite QR Codes from 2012

Each year I like to take a moment and review the many ways that QR Codes were used in the past year. I think it is safe to say that 2012 was the year of QR Codes! Everywhere you look, there are  QR Codes whether they are on packaging, clothing, posters, etc. Now that we are at … [Read more...]

2012 Mobile Engagement & QR Codes Highlights

As 2012 comes to a close, it’s always good to take a step back to reflect on the evolution of everything over the past year. 12 months are an eternity in the mobile space and 2012 has been particularly full of innovations and remarkable events. Here are some of the year’s … [Read more...]

Bud Light Switches Bar Code Format, Why?

Earlier in the year, Bud Light used a SnapTag as part of a Super Bowl promotional campaign, but, for next year's event, it appears as though the company has chosen to replace the SnapTag with an open-source QR Code. If you are not familiar with SnapTag, it's a proprietary "2D … [Read more...]

Mobile Minute: Holiday Shopping

Trevor Foley, fresh off his first semester as a college freshmen, marks his triumphant return to 21 Concord Street by sitting down with our Sales Executive, Tom Barry. As you can tell, Tom is very excited to have Trevor back. Here are some more holiday stats for your … [Read more...]

ScanLife Wins the Mashable Innovation Index!

Last week was another fun one here at ScanLife!  We won the Business award in Mashable’s Innovation Index 2012! We’re completely honored and humbled to be recognized among the prestigious group of leaders who are revolutionizing the digital and social landscape around … [Read more...]

Keep Warm with a QR Code Scarf

If you know anything about New England, you know that our winters tend to be horrible. Snow one day, a blizzard the next. You just never know what you are going to wake up to! So when I came across this video of of a “machine-knitted” QR Code scarf, I knew I had to … [Read more...]

Stop Using QR Codes, Now!

For the past several years, I have been an advocate of QR Codes, as well as other print-to-digital technology, for marketing, advertising and promotion purposes but, when I see a company use a QR Code in the way described below, the first thought that comes to mind is to say … [Read more...]

Great Gifts Ideas for the QR Code lovers

Do you happen to have a QR Code fanatic on your holiday shopping list this year? Well, if the answer to that question is yes then this post is just for you! I have done some searching and came up with a list of the best QR Code themed holiday gifts. Ornaments, pillows, and so … [Read more...]

Get Social and Get Rewarded

As the holiday shopping season continues in full swing, so the ScanLife contests! Play the “Connect with ScanLife Contests” and you could win a $200 Amazon Gift Card! Connect with Facebook Contest: Simply connect your ScanLife app with your Facebook account and you are … [Read more...]

‘Tis the Season to be Scanning [INFOGRAPHIC]

To celebrate the busiest scanning season of the year, we are thrilled to bring you the Mobile Barcode Trend Report: Holiday Shopping Edition for 2012.  This Edition illustrates the dramatic growth in scanning as compared to year prior.  It also offers key insights into the who’s … [Read more...]

Pantone 2013 Color of the Year: Emerald 17-5641

Every year, Pantone presents their “Color of the Year”. After seeing their choice for 2013, I must say it is a very classy color.  The 2013 Pantone color of the year is Pantone 17-5641 Emerald. Since I love design, color, and QR Codes, I thought I would take some time to show … [Read more...]