Just last Friday on Ipanema beach, the first pathway QR-codes (made of black and white stones) in Rio were installed, allowing people to learn about the city as they explored it on foot.
When the above-mentioned QR-codes are scanned with any free-to-download mobile device QR-code reader, the user is then directed to a website that gives you information about the place you are at in English, Spanish or Portuguese. It will also provide a digital map of the area.
All in all, Rio looks set to install 30 QR-codes at popular tourist destinations, including vistas, historic sites and of course, at their other inviting beaches.
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