March 2016

New: ByteScout BarCode Reader SDK and ByteScout BarCode Reader software released

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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

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

Funny Facts about BarCodes

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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 person Funny Fact  2: The first patent for bar code was issued to inventors Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver on October 7 of 1952. Funny

March 2014

Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 2

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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

Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 1

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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

October 2013

2-D Barcodes

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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