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29 Scan-Ready Objects

From Techy QR Code Headstones to Delicious Scannable Cupcakes

— June 6, 2013 — Tech
These random, scan-ready objects prove that in this digital age, a bar code can be put on just about anything.

Montreal’s Clever Cupcakes shop created QR-coded cupcakes that are both edible and scannable. A simple QR code was printed on a slab of sugar to promote the Montreal Science Center’s website. Once scanned on a cell phone, the cupcake directed you to the web page.

In China, people could open up obituaries by scanning QR codes on headstones. This technique saves paper and space because memorial halls are transferred online. A quick phone scan of the code at a grave allows instant access to ancestors’ information.

Since BlackBerry’s BBM scan technology, scannable items have become a fad; bar codes have helped businesses and people to spread information that is harder to explain in life.
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Scannable Food Pairings
Scannable Food Pairings
Moore Brothers's QR Code Labels Offer Instant Tasting Notes
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Scannable Headstones
Scannable Headstones
These QR Code Headstones Give a Virtual Connection to Those Departed
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Scannable Corn Fields
Scannable Corn Fields
The Kraay Family Creates the World's Largest QR Code Using Farm Land
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Scannable Postage Stamps
Scannable Postage Stamps
The QR Code Stamp Lets Croatians Stalk Their Snail Mail
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QR Code Campaigns
QR Code Campaigns
Trend Hunter Director Tim Warmels Uses a Soccer Match to Explain Scan Branding
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Scannable Rooftop Marketing
Scannable Rooftop Marketing
Phillips & Company Blue Marble Takes Advantage of Google Maps
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Scannable Audio Memos
Scannable Audio Memos
VMO is an Audio Note Recorder That Turns Notes Into Scannable Codes
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Scannable Throw Rugs
Scannable Throw Rugs
Harc Lee's QR Carpet is Social Media Flooring at Its Finest
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Scannable Public Libraries
Scannable Public Libraries
Projekt Ingeborg Seeks to Bring Classic Literature to Everyday Citizens
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Scannable Artwork
Scannable Artwork
The Barcode Gallery Boasts QR Code Canvases as Wall Art
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Scannable ID Apps
Scannable ID Apps
Skanz App Creates a QR Code For Your Digital Identity
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Product-Boasting Barcodes
Product-Boasting Barcodes
Vanity Barcodes Makes Bland Boxes Brilliant
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Scannable Language Learning
Scannable Language Learning
The Lingibli App Teaches Language Through QR Codes
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Scannable Album Pre-Orders
Scannable Album Pre-Orders
The Lupe Fiasco QR Code Interactively Promotes 'Lasers'
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Scannable Snacks
Scannable Snacks
The QR Code Cupcakes are the Best Thing to Come Out of Montreal Since Parizeau
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Clever Brand Melding Ads
Clever Brand Melding Ads
The Seat QR Code Ads Personify the BlackBerry Barcode
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Wearable URLs
Wearable URLs
P8tch Velcro-Backed Scannable QR Code Patch Routes to Websites
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RIFD Money-Carriers
RIFD Money-Carriers
The Pokitt Wallet Enables Scanning Without Being Opened
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Scannable Beer Labels
Scannable Beer Labels
Digital IPA Offers a QR Code That Takes Drinkers to Brewing Instructions
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Scannable Product Deliveries
Scannable Product Deliveries
Walmart and P&G's PGMobile Trucks Offer Convenience & Accessibility
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QR Code Belt Buckles
QR Code Belt Buckles
Customize Your Belt With Personal Messages or URLs
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Artistic Scannable Codes
Artistic Scannable Codes
Tourist QR Codes Make Business Artistic in Sydney
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Scannable Inked Art
Scannable Inked Art
The QR Code Tattoo Reads "Hold On" When Scanned
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Interactive Gift Wrap
Interactive Gift Wrap
The QRapping Paper Might Make the Present Inside Irrelevant
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McDonald's QR Codes Pull Up Nutritional Info on Camera Phones
McDonald's QR Codes Pull Up Nutritional Info on Camera Phones
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Scannable Subway Libraries
Scannable Subway Libraries
The Physical Digital Library in Bucharest Subway Lets Passengers Read
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Scannable Window Shopping
Scannable Window Shopping
John Lewis Virtual Shop Lets People Conveniently Click and Collect
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Cardboard Box Pop-Up Shops
Cardboard Box Pop-Up Shops
Naver App Square is a Cool Temporary Store by Urbantainer
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