SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2012) - Marine Drive Mobile Corp. (OTCBB:MDMC) ("Marine Drive Mobile" or the "Company") announced today that the Company's technology is fully QR code integrated for merchants. Customers purchasing deals now have a paperless option to redeem merchant coupons.
"QR codes are an integral part of the discount deal shopping experience for consumers in 2012," said Colin MacDonald, Marine Drive Mobile Corp. CEO. "By including this paperless redemption option with our software, merchants and retailers simultaneously produce QR codes for each and every deal they create. This gives merchants the power to access this marketing tool easily, while at the same time providing customers with the ability to easily redeem deals with the simple scan of the coupon QR code."
The eTeeoff deal site software QR code features include:
- Automatic generation of QR codes for every deal purchased.
- An electronic verification process to authenticate deal coupons.
- The ability to eliminate manual deal redemption through a quick QR code scan.
- No need for consumers to print coupons and carry them with them - they can simply login to their "deal wallet" on their mobile phone or through the web, and show the coupon QR code to the merchant for easy redemption.
- Online deal tracking of scanned coupon QR codes - allowing merchants to instantly check the number of coupons that have been redeemed.
"Our QR codes provide consumers with an easy-to-access paperless redemption process and give them an immediate link to the mobile web pages that are very specific to the deal they purchased," said Andrew Strauss, Chief Technical Officer at Marine Drive Mobile Corp. "These unique identifiers give people a way to display coupons on their smartphones, and redeem them electronically without the hassle of carrying a printed copy."
A QR (Quick Response) code is a matrix code (or two-dimensional bar code) that is gaining popularity as a common response channel. QR codes can be scanned by different types of barcode readers that can easily be found online and installed for free on various mobile smartphones. QR Codes have become popular with brands and consumers alike. The square boxes with matrix-like lines inside are often seen at tradeshows, in newspapers, social media pages, outdoor signs and many other places.
Our flagship product eTeeoff will be the first to benefit with this technology integration. Allowing golf merchants and retailers alike the freedom and security that QR code technology brings. All golf deals that the golf merchants' setup will be seamlessly tracked through our constantly evolving platform.
About Marine Drive Mobile Corp. Marine Drive Mobile Corp. (MDMC) is a San Francisco-based technology company dedicated to bringing simplicity, innovation and disruption to the online coupon industry. Our mission is to transform the online coupon space by giving businesses a totally free online advertising platform that makes creating and promoting daily deals as simple as sending an email. Marine Drive Mobile connects merchants and consumers through our proprietary software platform and business systems. Our flagship product, eTeeoff (www.eTeeoff.com), was launched to introduce golf industry merchants to a zero-cost way to create deals and offer their own electronic coupons.
This news release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. The Company assumes no obligation for the accuracy or completeness of those forward looking statements and undertakes no obligation to revise these forward looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements made in this news release. Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in the Company's Form 10-K and subsequent filings, which may be obtained directly from the Company, or from the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.