QR Code

New: ByteScout BarCode Reader SDK and ByteScout BarCode Reader software released
ByteScout BarCode SDK Some more updates of developer software from ByteScout in February, 2016 What's new BarCode Reader SDK 8.35.1497:   Heuristic Mode (automatic decoding retry with different image processing options) implemented QR Code decoding and added support for various QR internal formats: ECI, FNC1, etc. improved PDF rendering improved Datamatrix barcodes decoding improved blurred PDF417 barcodes decoding improved Code 128 decoding improved PDFOptimizeSplittedParts property added More info about BarCode Reader SDK   What's new BarCode Reader Freeware 8.35.1497: read [...]
Bytescout BarCode Reader SDK for Java 1.0 released
  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 later. Download evaluation version: https://bytescout.com/download/trial/barcodereadersdk-for-java.html More info: https://bytescout.com/products/developer/barcodereadersdkjava/bytescoutbarcodereadersdk.html  
Today is the most suitable day to remember some interesting stories about barcodes.Funny Fact 1: In Seattle, QR codes are inscribed on graves which contain link to the detailed information about the deceased personFunny Fact  2: The first patent for bar code was issued to inventors Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver on October 7 of 1952.Funny Fact 3: Wrigley's Gum was the first product to have a barcode included in June of 1974, at a Marsh's supermarket in Troy, Ohio. [...]
Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 2
    read the first part here Limitations Smart phones used to scan QR codes are often expensive in comparison with simpler phones. Relatively new barcode type, people are not much familiar with its use. Requires training in order to fully understand the concept. Not very aesthetic, it contains random patterns of square boxes which might not look pleasing on products unlike 1-d barcodes. Usage   BarCode Generator SDK screenshot Used for document management, tracking [...]
Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 1
  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 in a square grid pattern with white back ground. The square dots are randomly arranged in order to encode information. QR [...]
2-D Barcodes
read the previous parts here and here 2-D Barcodes 2-D barcodes are more complex and store data in the form of a matrix or stack. Stacked 2-D barcodes contain data in the form stacks of linear barcodes whereas matrix 2-D barcodes store data in the form of hexagonal, square or circular cells. They can store data in both vertical and horizontal direction. Advantages of 2-D barcodes • These barcodes can store much larger amount of [...]