Tombstone Technology: Deathscapes in Asia, the U.K. and the U.S.

  • Candi K. CannEmail author
Part of the Human–Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)


This chapter examines QR codes and the impact of smartphone technology on tombstones and column bariums. It briefly surveys Human-Computer Interaction related to smartchip technology in the funeral industry in Japan, Korea, China, the United Kingdom and the United States. Then it examines how tombstone technology impacts the way people think about death and remember the dead, particularly in terms of religious expression.


Chinese Government Subway Station Virtual Memorial Quick Response Code Religious Expression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Baylor Interdisciplinary CoreBaylor UniversityWacoUSA

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