May 2014

New: BarCode Reader SDK 8.0.0.1172 and BarCode Reader freeware released

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What’s new BarCode Reader SDK 8.00.1172: read barcodes faster and better in your desktop and web applications; new barcode types supported: GTIN-8, GTIN-12, ITF-14, Code 93, MSI, GTIN-14; improved support for barcode reading from noisy images (lot of images works without need to enable noise removal); IMPORTANT: changes to the API: barcode type selection changed to set

March 2014

New releases: BarCode Reader SDK 7.0.0.1109, BarCode Reader freeware, PDF Extractor SDK 3.40.1349 and PDF To HTML SDK 3.40.1339

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ByteScout team worked hard in March, 2014 and released 4 new versions software for developers: BarCode Reader SDK 7.0.0.1109 BarCode Reader freeware 7.0.0.1109 PDF Extractor SDK 3.40.1349 PDF To HTML SDK 3.40.1339 What’s new BarCode Reader SDK 7.00.1109: new Postnet (1D) and MicroPDF (2D) barcodes support added; new WIAImageScanner class is available through ActiveX/COM; PDF support improved. Interleaved 2 of 5 and 2D barcodes reading improved;

September 2013

Linear Barcodes; Advantages and Disadvantages

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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

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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

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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

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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