Tag Showcased on CBS Early Show!

    Watch CBS News Videos Online   The clip above was shown today on the CBS Early Show. CNET’s Natali Del Conte discussed how QR codes may change the future of advertising and how consumers can scan the codes with their cell phones to receive information on their mobile phone.  Although the segment focused…

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Hear It Live Mobile Magazine

Hear it live Mobile Music Magazine is an iPhone application that uses Microsoft Tag to bring the world of Live Local Music right into the palm of your hands.   On the Hear-It-Live Website you can see upcoming shows from different artists, and as you can see above, you are able to click on a…

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SXSW Tag contest Winner!

  Above: David Fisher (middle) is awarded $5,000 for having 50 people scan his unique tag during SXSW.     During SXSW Microsoft Tag held a very cool contest. People were able to register into the contest and grab their own unique Tag. Their task was to get as many snaps of their own Tag…

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Microsoft Tag Reader update now available for Windows Mobile

We have just released an update to Microsoft Tag Reader for Windows Mobile users. The update improves the experience for Windows Mobile touch screen devices as well as lengthens the legacy support for phones as early as the original Blackjack running Windows Mobile 5.  As you know, we’re always improving the function and capability of…

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Stride Gum Mystery Tag Packs!

Have you seen this Stride Mega Mystery pack? Are you wondering what the big mystery is? Inside these special gum packs are a Microsoft Tag. Consumers are able to scan the Tag with their mobile phoneand are taken to the Stride Mega Mystery Page, where they can register to unveil a mystery offer. Want to…

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Location, Foursquare & Microsoft Tag

 Recently at SXSW Microsoft Tag partnered with Foursquare. We released over Ten Thousand custom Tags to the crowds.When these special tags were scanned by a mobile they directed the user to check- in at SXSW on Foursquare. This is a great way for anyone to direct mobile users to a locatoin check-in. Anyone can use…

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Long Island Bride and Groom & Microsoft Tag

Long Island Bride and Groom is the first local wedding publication in the New York/Long Island Area to utilize Tag. Long Island Bride and Groom Magazine recently published their 2010 Edition with over 125 Tags featured in both advertisements and editorial content. Ads throughout the magazine include Tags directing brides to more information and mobile…

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Win $5,000 with Microsoft Tag @SXSW!

Win $5,000 with Microsoft Tag @SXSW! Are you attending SXSW 2010 in Austin, TX this year? Well then do we have a great contest for you! During the Interactive portion of SXSW Microsoft Tag will be putting on a very cool contest. We will have 4000 unique Tags for 4000 lucky people. How do you…

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Tour Turin, Italy on your mobile with Microsoft Tag

I love to travel – I’m addicted to the thrill of immersing myself in a culture that isn’t my own – getting to know the people, their language, their food, their history, their terrain. I especially love learning all I can about sites and their stories which is why I have a large and heavy…

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Differences between Microsoft Tag and QR Code

If you’ve been keeping up with Microsoft Tag in the news, I’m sure that by now you’ve seen Tag compared to QR codes—a common mobile barcoding technology that has been in use widely in various applications for a while now.  While the basic idea is the same—a printed 2D code that you can snap with…