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EAN 13. Usage.
see the previous part here Usage • Widely used in Europe on consumer goods such as groceries, DVDs, food items and other similar products. • Used in production houses where fast encoding and decoding is required owing to its simpler encoding/ decoding technique involving numeric only. • Due to its capability to be scanned at acute angles, EAN-13 is widely used on point of sales retail stores.   Conclusion Code13 barcode type should be used [...]
EAN 13 . Advantages and Limitations.
Advantages• It is a very high density barcode and can encode large amount of information in smaller area.• The barcode is very easy to read and even a scanner, at an angle as acute as 45 degrees to the surface of the barcode, can easily decode the information• Wide use of the scanner in Europe makes it very portable and no advanced scanning devices are required to decode the information• Much suited to fast moving [...]
EAN 13EAN-13 is a linear barcode type most commonly used outside America, particularly in European countries. EAN-13 is an abbreviation for European Article Number which is now called International Article Number. EAN-13 contains 13 consecutive and fixed digits in total. The first 2, 3 digits of the EAN-13 code represent the country code next 9, 10 digits represent the manufacturer code and the product code while the last digits are the checksum digits. The total [...]
QR Code. Usage
Usage • Used for document management, tracking products and time, inventory management, item identification and marketing purposes. • Widely used in automotive companies in Japan. • Business cards often contain QR codes inscribed on them which may contain related information to the websites or the links to the resume of a person. • QR code enabled scavenger hunt was introduced by Starbucks for promotion purposes which contained information regarding the hints encoded in the QR [...]
read the first part here QR Codes is not a newbie in town these days, in fact, a well groomed and popular technology used by different brands and companies worldwide. These are quick response codes that work to store huge information and can be decoded using a mobile device. To transfer and popularize a set of information to many people easily this seems to be an amazing technique used. A new way to marketing A [...]
QR Code. History and Purpose.
QR CodeQR code is an abbreviation for quick response code. It is a type of 2-D barcode (also known as matrix barcode). Unlike 1-d barcode, QR codes can encode wide variety of data types, including numeric, alphabets, special characters and binary data as well.QR code consists of a set of square dots arranged in a square grid pattern with white back ground. The square dots are randomly arranged in order to encode information.HistoryQR code was [...]
Aztec Barcodes. Advantages, Limitations and Usage.
read the first part here Advantages • Can encode all the 256 ASCII and extended ASCII characters. • High density barcode can encode large amount of data in small barcode. • As is the case with other 2-D barcodes. Aztec has extremely high damage tolerance capability; therefore a damage Aztec code can also be read unlike 1-D barcodes. • Self-error checking and correction capability. Limitations • Cannot be scanned with simple scanning devices. Needs complex [...]
Aztec Barcode. History and Purpose
Aztec Barcode Aztec Barcode is a high density, high capacity barcode. It is a type of 2-D barcodes. Aztec code is able to encode ASCII as well as Extended ASCII characters. Aztec barcode consist of black and white square modules like other 2-D barcodes. Aztec code can encode modules in the range from 15 x 15 to an upper limit of 151 to 151 modules. If Aztec code utilizes its maximum storage capacity of 151 [...]
UPC-A and UPC-E. Purpose, Advantages, Limitations and Usage.
read the first part here   Purpose It is one of the oldest and most widely used barcodes. The purpose of developing UPC was to develop such a shopping or buying system where salesperson does not have to manually enter the information of a product in the database. This saves time and minimizes human error unlike manual information entry. For this purpose, IBM developed UPC in order to ensure, quick, easy and reliable information encoding [...]
UPC-A and UPC-E. History.
UPC-A and UPC-E UPC stands for Universal Product Code. It is type of linear barcodes and mostly widely used for retail applications. There are two variations of UPC • UPC-A • UPC-E UPC-A UPC-A is a variation of UPC and uses 12 digits for information encoding. Out of these 12 digits, 11 digits contain the product information while the last digit is the checksum digit. The eleven product digits are further divided into three logical [...]