|▲ Irke / CEO Joonseung Im|
(PowerKorea) One thing the pandemic has changed our life is reading QR code when entering a store or a building. It makes a record of one’s movement easy in a way to efficiently counteract the virus spread. A platform developer Irke, however, uses this convenient QR technology one step ahead over the check-in of a place: the scan of QR code is registered to QR profile so that we can even order food or goods, leave a review and send a message.
Irke QR check-in is a combination of electronic check-in and non-contact order according to Joonseung Im, CEO of Irke. It covers not only QR code generation and check-in but also smart order, GPS-based code search and faster transaction at minimum fee possible.
QR codes contain information, for example, about real estate trade, construction, businesses or user experience so that they make the data analysis and its application convenient through three phase mechanism: QR code, QR profile and QR code search, explains Im.
Irke QR check-in requires only one time smart phone-based verification to complete check-in without any other inconvenient procedures. The saved check-in information is automatically removed after one month to prevent leak of personal information and the quarantine manager can manage the list of close contacts with fast tracing of their movement. In this respect, Im says, Ike QR check-in is more advanced than manual writing, personal QR code and 080 punch-in. 080 punch-in in particular costs 50 won ($0.04) per call which is paid by the local government. However, it is taxpayer’s money anyway. Using Ike QR check-in saves this waste.
To make things smooth, Ike distributes check-in QR codes for free and the users can add the smart order function at a minimum fee possible. For local governments, Ike’s innovative QR service is but good news as they do not need to pour money into developing their own public apps.
The location-based Irke QR code is searched at irke.io or on its app and the QR code profile appears top of the search based on the user location. “When the searched QR code is contacted the profile, users can benefit services like it was scanned offline such as order of food, shopping and reservation. The fee of smart order is 3.3% for stores and 4.4% for delivery which are similar to public apps. SMS fee is 30 won per sending. Other than this, there are no membership fee and marketing cost. Coupons also can be directly issued or managed by the sellers” says Im.
Im adds “With Irke’s smart order system, you do not need to line up or keep a vibration bell in a manless store. You just need to scan the QR code on the table to make an order and it even shows number of orders and expected waiting time. Store owners, on the other hand, can register menu and staff to efficiently manage the business with faster receiving and responding orders.”
With this cutting edge technology and confidence at hand, Im is now ambitious to expand this excellent system to marts, traditional markets and religious facilities.
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