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What Information Does a Barcode Hold?
To understand what information is stored on a barcode, you must first know what a barcode is and how barcodes work. A barcode is an encoded image, usually displayed with black and white lines of varying width that contains vital information easily readable by a machine. Barcodes store information using symbols that can vary from lines to dots, such as in matrix barcoding. There are many types of barcodes, such as one-dimensional and two-dimensional barcodes, [...]
Ultimate List of QR Code SDK Features
The ByteScout QR Code SDK is a one-stop solution for generating QR codes. This SDK features API level granularity giving immense power in the hand of the users as well as simple GUI based drag-n-drop design. This SDK can be used to generate QR Codes and barcodes from both images and PDFs. Here are some of the key features of this software: Read QR codes from an image; Convert vCard to QR code; Create color [...]
QR Code Advantages and Limitations
read the first part here QR Codes are not a newbie in town these days, in fact, a well-groomed and popular technology used by different brands and companies worldwide. The QR code is not like a usual bar code, which you get on the boxes or packages of commercial items. These are quick response codes that work to store huge information and can be decoded using a mobile device. To transfer and popularize a set [...]
Generating QR Code for Different Data
QR codes are a form of 2-Dimensional barcode – QR is an acronym of Quick Response code, but they may also be referred to as Denso Barcodes. Created by Denso Wave in 1994, QR codes represented a fascinating step forward for the visual representation of binary data. Moving beyond the simple lines-and-spaces approach of previous barcodes, QR codes store information as a matrix, allowing a greater complexity of data and greater efficiency of space. Initially, [...]
Barcodes have become very common in today’s world. You see a barcode on almost everything you come across nowadays. You see them on consumable goods, gift cards, labels, and practically everywhere else ranging from supermarkets to shopping plazas and stores. There is no denying the fact that the traditional pricing system has effectively given way to barcodes in order to reinvent the system in a more pragmatic and quicker manner. QR Codes for Documents Sharing [...]
TOP-7 Barcode Scanners for Android Devices
Barcodes are small images tagged or pasted on products that contain certain information about the product. Barcodes are often used by retail stores, warehouses, and even government industries in order to encode information about the product, vendor, and receiver of the product. It can also encode information regarding the source and destination of the mail or parcel. Virtually, you can store almost anything in barcodes. Scanners are special devices used to decode the information in [...]
Interesting Facts about QR Codes
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 a 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 Fact 3: Wrigley's Gum was the first product to have a barcode included in June of 1974, at a Marsh's [...]
QR Code. History and Purpose.
QR code is an abbreviation for a quick response code. It is a type of 2-D barcode (also known as matrix barcode). Unlike a 1-d barcode, QR codes can encode a wide variety of data types, including numeric, alphabets, special characters, and binary data as well. In modern applications, QR codes often have data for a locator, identifier, or tracker that points to a website or application and can be easily accessed with smartphones. This [...]