EAN 13. Usage.

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• 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.



Code13 barcode type should be used in cases where quick and easy encoding and decoding  of barcode is required such as retail stores and point of sales.