Sidewalk QR Codes Provide Tourist Information

Sidewalk QR Codes Provide Tourist Information
technology

In Rio De Janeiro, codes made up of black and white tiles have been installed as helpful guides.

Emma Hutchings
  • 29 january 2013

QR codes have been embedded into the traditional mosaic sidewalks of Rio De Janeiro, to help tourists learn more about the city. The codes are made up of black and white tiles, and when scanned with a smartphone app, they provide information in Portuguese, Spanish, or English, along with a map of the local area.

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