April 2014

Bytescout BarCode Reader SDK for Java 1.0 released

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New BarCode Reader SDK for Java 1.0 is released on March 31, 2014. BarCode Reader SDK for Java 1.0 is a new library for Java developers to add barcode reading into java applications. Read main barcodes in your Java app:  Code 39,  Code 128,  UPCA,  UPCE,  EAN,  Codabar,  Interleaved 2 of 5 barcodes,  QR Code barcodes.  The library works in Java 6 and

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

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