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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 the matrix barcoding. There are many types of barcodes, such as one dimensional and [...]
ByteScout Barcode SDK vs ZXing
Computers own the code. This code is not a secret and it doesn’t have to be stolen or changed in order to understand its meaning. All you have to do is to make sure you are using the perfect tool to decode its meaning. A barcode (also bar code) is an optical, machine-readable, depiction of data; the data normally explains something about the object that has the barcode. Conventional barcodes methodically display the information by [...]
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 [...]
How to Read BarCodes with PDF.co Web API
PDF.co provides restful API to read the barcode input file and extract its value. In this article, we'll explore the following programs to get a better understanding of PDF.co barcode reader API. Read barcode from URL input Read barcode from file input Read Barcode from file input Asynchronously Before we jump into programs let's get an overview of barcode reader API. Read Barcodes From URL or file API Details URL: https://api.pdf.co/v1/barcode/read/from/url Read barcodes from images, [...]
Reading Barcodes with ByteScout Barcode Reader SDK
Bytescout provides seamless and easy to use SDK for reading barcodes from PDF or image file format. In this article, we'll explore Bytescout Barcode Reader SDK and see various programs to read barcode values from image/PDF files. Some of the strong points for Bytescout Barcode Reader SDK are as follows: Easy to use SDK. Reads barcodes from JPG, PNG, TIFF images, and PDF (no other software required). It provides support for almost all barcode types. [...]
List of 16 Creative Barcode Designs
Product barcodes appear on practically everything you buy, and traditionally, they’re pretty uninteresting. But a barcode image doesn’t have to be boring. With a little extra attention, you can create a barcode design that does much more than just help with tracking, inventory, and checkout. Advantages of creative barcode formats Stepping out of the box and adopting a custom barcode has two big advantages compared to old-school barcode label design. First, a unique barcode can [...]
Zapier and ByteScout API Integration: Barcode Reading Use Case
Introduction ByteScout Tools Zapier integration is now available! Learn more about Cloud API for Zapier. Inventive tools and APIs from ByteScout organize safe files and image handling. Read extensive information about RESTful API efficient functions and integration. Zapier is an outstanding iPaaS provider of more than 750 stock connectors to Dropbox, Salesforce, Google Drive, etc. “Webhooks” represents a Zapier connector and has a perfect performance. This is a REST client functionality that improves connection to the system with [...]
Codabar Barcode. History and Purpose.
Codabar barcode is a one-dimensional barcode initially used for retail applications labeling. The Codabar barcode can encode numeric digits from 0-9 and five characters including Plus (+), Minus (-), Forward slash (/), Colon (:), Dollar symbol ($) and Dot (.). Apart from numeric digits and the aforementioned character set, Codabar can also encode the first four alphabets from ‘a’ to ‘d’; however, these alphabets can only be used as the start and stop symbols. Codabar [...]
How to add barcode reading from web camera in your ASP.NET application? It is easy with BarCode Reader SDK
updated on 5 February 2014 (to include support for Internet Explorer 9+) It is easy with HTML5, Javascript, and the latest version of BarCode Reader SDK! Screenshot of the Google Chrome browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari are also supported!) running ASP.NET code reading Code 128 barcodes from online web camera: Visual Studio 2008/2010 or higher is required for this sample to run! Install evaluation copy of BarCode Reader SDK from www.bytescout.com; In Visual Studio use [...]
EAN 13 Advantages and Limitations
EAN stands for European Article Number and is also known as the International Article Number. The most commonly used EAN standard outside the United States is the thirteen-digit EAN-13. It functions as a linear barcode type most commonly used typically in European countries. EAN barcodes are used widely throughout the globe for wholesale ordering, scanning at retail points of sale, accounting, and other uses. These are obvious benefits. However, to understand the advantages as well [...]