Documents, as secure as they may be in digital form, typically lose any digital security they have when printed out, which can spell trouble for all parties in a real estate transaction. NuOffer, a real estate startup that streamlines the offer process by allowing agents to draft, sign and send an offer digitally, says it's devised a way to keep security data associated with each document that's handled by its platform tied to that document -- even when it's printed out. The company uses a QR code technology it's developed and dubbed "Persistent Data Integrity." QR codes, a type of barcode, provide a unique visible pattern that can point users to other information when accessed by a smartphone or tablet's camera. NuOffer automatically logs metadata like offer terms, date, time and...
Jul 11, 2013 by Paul Hagey
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