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Tuesday May 27, 2008 12:38 pm

QR Coded Tombstones Link to Loved Ones


Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Misc. Tech


QR Coded TombstoneIf you live in Japan and want to remember a loved one in a special way, the stone processing company Ishinokoe will install cell phone QR codes inside a lockable tombstone door. The family member can then link it to videos and images of the deceased on Websites. When visitors to the site see the code, they can access them, too. They can also view a greeting from the chief mourner, check out the guest book, and note on it that they were there using their cell phones. The cost of the QR code is about ¥200,000 (~$1,935.00.)


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