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…

Wakeboarding Magazine using Microsoft Tag

As a passionate water sport guy J, I’m glad to share that Wakeboarding Magazine is using Microsoft Tag on the cover of the April issue. By using Microsoft Tag, subscribers get access to some exclusive wakeboarding content with a quick snap on the Tag from wherever they could be: a train, coffee shop… Jason Bingham,…

Artist Vs Poet premieres new album Favorite Fix on MySpace Music & Launches Microsoft Tag

We are delighted to announce that the music band: Artist Vs Poet is using Microsoft Tag to promote their new album called “Favorite Fix” and giving you access to exclusive content such as photos, music and contests… In their own words: The band is also excited to use Microsoft Tag, a breakthrough technology that transforms…


Microsoft Tag API announcement

Microsoft Tag is a mobile application that enables users to link almost anything in the real world to more information or to an interactive experience on the mobile device. Microsoft Tag client software installed on the mobile device allows the owner to use the device’s camera to scan or take a picture of ("snap") a…

Showcase – Sacramento Book Review

The Sacramento Book Review is the first book review publication to use the Microsoft Tag technology, giving its readers the ease of purchasing books they find of interest as they are reading the reviews using their mobile phones. Throughout the 32 page, 200 book review tabloid that is distributed around the greater Sacramento and San…

Microsoft Tag on your head

Our team is not attending #MIX09 but we’re keeping an eye on new stories about Microsoft Tag. After Microsoft tag on tee-shirts, guess what we found tonight: Picture from: DBegley Thanks to @Kindhom and @Slimcode for the tweet!

Steve Ballmer met Microsoft Tag

Our team received the following tweet on Friday via @HomeServerHacks:   This tweet links to a cool post from Philip Churchill where you’ll find a nice picture of SteveB with Donavon West from Home Server Hacks who uses Microsoft Tag on his Tee-Shirt The best part is that you can scan the Microsoft Tag directly…

Microsoft Tag through Photosynth

Let’s experience Microsoft Tag through Photosynth. Here a collection that we realized during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. To try it, download the Microsoft Tag Reader on your phone by going on gettag.mobi. When you’ve done that, you just have to Snap Tag in the collection 🙂


Microsoft Tag in MSDN Magazine: Get a surprise

After Microsoft Tag on a Turkish Magazine, another one on the latest MSDN Magazine! Xceed added a Microsoft Tag to their latest advertisement: The tag that you see here is not the one printed, if you want the real surprise from this Tag, you’ll have to get the latest MSDN magazine.   Check it out!