November 2013

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

October 2013

QR Code. History and Purpose.

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QR Code QR code is an abbreviation for quick response code. It is a type of 2-D barcode (also known as matrix barcode). Unlike 1-d barcode, QR codes can encode wide variety of data types, including numeric, alphabets, special characters and binary data as well. QR code consists of a set of square dots arranged

Aztec Barcodes. Advantages, Limitations and Usage.

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read the first part here Advantages • Can encode all the 256 ASCII and extended ASCII characters.• High density barcode can encode large amount of data in small barcode.• As is the case with other 2-D barcodes. Aztec has extremely high damage tolerance capability; therefore a damage Aztec code can also be read unlike 1-D

Data Matrix

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Data Matrix Data Matrix is a type of 2-D barcode with very high data density and can encode large amount of data. Data Matrix consists of random sequence of black and white pairs. Data matrix code type can encode text, as well as raw data. The range of the data encoded by Data matrix usually

September 2013

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

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