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Welch Town Decked Out In Wikipedia Signage

In addition to Wale’s first town-wide free wifi, the town project will use special barcodes, called QR codes, mounted on the sides of buildings, to allow visitors with smartphones to scan them and instantly access up-to-date Wikipedia entries about all aspects of Monmouth life. According to the head of Wikimedia UK Roger Bamkin, “the town is likely the only place where a visitor can tour in Hungarian, Hindi, Indonesian, Welsh, or numerous other Wikipedia languages using QR codes”.

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  1. Kyle Anderson from, September 6, 2012 at 12:24 p.m.

    Very intriguing idea. I wonder if it's actually being utilized

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