September 2013

Linear Barcodes; Advantages and Disadvantages

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

read the first part here Linear Barcodes Linear barcodes are commonly referred as first generation barcodes. These barcodes consist of vertical lines at specific gaps resulting in a particular pattern.  Hardware scanners are used to scan these patterns and decode the information stored in those particular patterns. These barcodes are also commonly called discrete, one

Code 39 – Limitations and Usage

Tags: , , , , , |

read the first part here Limitations • It is not suitable for items which require large amount of information to be encoded. In that case, length of the code 39 barcode becomes too large which is not appropriate for encoding as well as decoding.• Code 39 barcode can be easily damaged and distorted like any

Linear and 2-D Barcodes

Tags: , |

Linear and 2-D Barcodes Barcodes have now become an essential part of almost every Brick and Mortar Company. You will rarely find a product without a barcode Tag. Different types of barcodes are used for different purposes in business sectors. There are several advantages of using barcodes as compared to manual data entry. Typical usage

Code 39 – History, Purposes and Advantages

Tags: , , , , , |

Code 39 Code 39 is one of the most widely and commonly used barcode type. It is a linear or 1d barcode and is also known as USS code 39, code 3 of 9, Alpha 39, USD-3, and Type 39. Code 39 is capable of encoding all the alphanumeric characters (26 Alphabets and 10 numeric

Code 128 Barcodes: History, Purpose, Advantages, Limitations, Applications

Tags: , , , , , |

Code 128 Code 128 is another linear barcode which is widely used in industry and stores. Code 128 is denser than the other linear barcode type i-e code 39. Code 128 can encode all the upper and lower case alphabets and all the numeric characters from 0-9 and all the 128 ASCII character. The higher