Barcodes converted to pulsing lights are readable from phones by standard supermarket scanners
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The Object Recognition Scanner has already hinted at a world without the need for physical barcodes. Now Mobeam has reformatted barcodes for the digital sphere so they can be read from phones by existing point-of-sale laser scanners. Due to the way traditional scanners work, a simple image of a barcode on a smartphone can't be read, leading to the rise of mobile-enabled scanning technologies such as NFC and QR codes. Mobeam converts any physical code designed to be read by lasers – such as barcodes, loyalty cards, train tickets or lottery receipts – into a pulsing light that isn't visible…
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