November 2013

EAN 13. Usage.

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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 . Advantages and Limitations.

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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

Ean 13. History and Purpose

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EAN 13 EAN-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

QR Code. Usage

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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

QR Code. Advantages and Limitations.

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read the first part here Advantages • Can be scanned using a smartphone or any other phone with scanning capability.• QR codes are versatile, the can encode almost all types of data e.g. numeric, alphabets, special and binary.• Extremely fast scanning.• Like other 2-d barcodes, QR code has good fault tolerance. Even if some part