Fashion & Apparel Nike Shoppers Can Forgo Sales Associates And Scan Barcodes Of Any Shoe To Try On

West Coast shoppers looking to save time while trying on shoes can use the Scan-to-try functionality on the brand's app to scan an item and have a store employee deliver their try-on pair in minutes

Home Musical Postcards Create Tones When Read Aloud

A new art project penetrates the world of bar codes in a distinctly human way.

Technology Redeem Barcode Coupons Directly From A Smartphone

Mobeam is a new technology that enables everyday barcode scanners to read coupons and loyalty cards on a mobile device.

Design Discovering Tokyo In A Day & Groceries That Produce Music [PechaKucha]

The international design hub shares presentations on the mysteries of the Japanese city and more.

Advertising Are QR Codes The Future Of Magazine Publishing?

A local publication save printing cost and keeps information current by updating its issue using barcodes.

Retail PSFK's Top Five Stories Of The Week

Review the best in design, trends, culture, arts and fashion in our weekly 'What's Trending Now' roundup.

Work Colorful QR Code Art [Infographic]

Creative agency JESS3 has created a set of fun, illustrative QR codes.

Advertising Local Inventory Synced With Mobile Inquiries

Palo Alto-based Retailigence has developed an open API that allows developers to connect brick and mortar product listings and availability with local real-time inquiries.

Design Vanity Barcodes: Decorative Designs That Scan

No more boring black and white lines, these barcodes come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

Technology Stripespotter Scans Zebras Like Barcodes

A new program developed by university researchers identifies individual animals by scanning their stripes.

Advertising Tablets Unlock The True Interactivity Of Mobile Tagging

Can the larger screened tablets further encourage the engagement that is a fundamental part of QR codes and mobile tagging?

Work Zemoga Connects Water Cooler Talk With UNICEF's Clear Water Campaigns

"Water of Life" is an initiative intended to direct attention to UNICEF's Clean Water Campaign through scanning a mobile tag.

Advertising Classic Literature Serialized Through Mobile Tags

Books2Barcode's mission is to convert every book into a series of barcodes.

Technology NYC May Add Mobile Tags To Restaurant Letter Grades

The city is exploring the use of scannable codes in a number of applications including construction permits and garbage trucks.