33 min

EP. 18 QR Code: Past, Present and Future AntKast

    • Technology

In this episode, we explore the history of QR code (Quick Response Code), the reason behind its rising popularity as a medium that connects the physical and digital worlds, as well as future developments for this technology.
Our guest for this episode, Richard Turrin, a former FinTech executive at IBM, now a best-selling author, will talk about how he witnessed firsthand the transformational power of QR code in China in the 2010s. Leading the conversation will be our guest host, Theodora Lau, founder of Unconventional Ventures.

Sections in this episode:
00:04 Intro
03:44 The origin of the QR code
09:33 Where else do we see smart implementations of QR code outside of China?
12:51 EU's adoption of QR code as a standard
16:30 How does QR code enable financial inclusion?
19:56 How does QR code compare to NFC technology?
24:20 What role will QR code play in embedded finance?
33:30 Outro

If you would like to repost this episode or partner with AntKast, please reach us through: zhumei.wzm@antgroup.com

In this episode, we explore the history of QR code (Quick Response Code), the reason behind its rising popularity as a medium that connects the physical and digital worlds, as well as future developments for this technology.
Our guest for this episode, Richard Turrin, a former FinTech executive at IBM, now a best-selling author, will talk about how he witnessed firsthand the transformational power of QR code in China in the 2010s. Leading the conversation will be our guest host, Theodora Lau, founder of Unconventional Ventures.

Sections in this episode:
00:04 Intro
03:44 The origin of the QR code
09:33 Where else do we see smart implementations of QR code outside of China?
12:51 EU's adoption of QR code as a standard
16:30 How does QR code enable financial inclusion?
19:56 How does QR code compare to NFC technology?
24:20 What role will QR code play in embedded finance?
33:30 Outro

If you would like to repost this episode or partner with AntKast, please reach us through: zhumei.wzm@antgroup.com

33 min

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