Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Amazing barcodes in Japan!

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This is soo cool.. of coz only in Japan u’ll have such wonderful things. haha. Take a look at this:

Source: Telegraph

Branded barcodes cheer Japanese shoppers

A pioneering Japanese design firm is making a name for itself by creating unique barcodes to enliven packaging.

By Compiled by Matthew Moore
Published: 8:38AM GMT 12 Nov 2009

Branded barcodes

While most Western manufacturers focus their marketing on the front of a product, a growing number of Japanese firms are branding the barcodes on the reverse as well.

The black and white etchings contain sufficient detail to be recognised by scanners, while also incorporating the firm’s logo or an image associated with the product.

Among the companies to employ the services of Design Barcode Inc are the car manufacturer Ford and major Japanese tea and noodle brands. More of the firm’s creations are below.

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Beautiful Lights in Japan


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Juz happened to be browsing this, and saw an amazing picture.

Credit & Source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/

japan lights

An estimated 4.5 million light-emitting diodes offer an amazing spectacle at the Nabana no Sato theme park in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, on Saturday. The annual winter light show is scheduled to run until March 8. KYODO PHOTO

(This is taken straight from the website)

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