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

March 2014

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

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

Aztec Barcode. History and Purpose

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Aztec Barcode Aztec Barcode is a high density, high capacity barcode. It is a type of 2-D barcodes. Aztec code is able to encode ASCII as well as Extended ASCII characters. Aztec barcode consist of black and white square modules like other 2-D barcodes. Aztec code can encode modules in the range from 15 x

UPC-A and UPC-E. Purpose, Advantages, Limitations and Usage.

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read the first part here Purpose It is one of the oldest and most widely used barcodes. The purpose of developing UPC was to develop such a shopping or buying system where salesperson does not have to manually enter the information of a product in the database. This saves time and minimizes human error unlike

UPC-A and UPC-E. History.

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UPC-A and UPC-E UPC stands for Universal Product Code. It is type of linear barcodes and mostly widely used for retail applications.There are two variations of UPC• UPC-A• UPC-E UPC-A UPC-A is a variation of UPC and uses 12 digits for information encoding. Out of these 12 digits, 11 digits contain the product information while

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