Microsoft Tag comes out of beta today

Microsoft announced today that they were taking the beta off of their QR tag service called Microsoft Tag. Over a year ago Microsoft thought that they could make a better QR code, with skepticism at first Microsoft seems to have done it.

Microsoft claims to have more than 1 billion tags in circulation and printed by businesses all over the world. The Tags have also appeared in over 20 million magazines world wide. Microsoft says the tags will be free to use for basic services such as for linking to websites, you can just go to to create and deliver tags. Microsoft plans to offer additional services to businesses using Tags such as advanced reporting and real time location services.

We have generated a Microsoft Tag below with a link to, try it out!

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