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Bar Code

A code placed on a product that a machine can read. Groceries and other products commonly have bar codes on them so a machine can display how much they cost. This ensures accurate prices are paid on retail goods. Bar codes were invented by a graduate student in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1948.

bar code

an alpha or alpha-numeric code, converted into a series of lines and spaces which are marked on products. Bar coding and the use of bar code scanners enables a firm to obtain accurate data quickly on its STOCK position to help with planning its reordering of goods; and can be used to adjust the prices of goods more easily than by replacing price tags. See EPOS.
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In future we will see more similar legislation, as a glance at other markets illustrates: Turkey's ITS scheme (already in force) and the proposed pan-European EFPIA scheme both combine a Datamatrix code with four lines of human-readable text.
Other types of 2D bar codes include Aztec, Bee Tag, DataMatrix, Ezcode, QuickMark, and QR code, according to Forrester Research.
The 2D Datamatrix code format includes built-in ECC220 error correction to allow the recognition of codes that are up to 60% damaged, making it particularly popular for direct part marking.
AT&T Mobile Barcode Services include: AT&T Code Scanner, a free mobile application that provides an easy way to scan 2D (QR and datamatrix codes) and 1D (UPC and EAN) barcodes found in magazines, stores and online; AT&T Create-a-Code, a free service that allows consumers to create their own personal mobile barcodes by visiting http://www.
Borries Marking Systems introduces a highly-accurate DataMatrix marking system, the BM52, developed specifically for the medical industry.
As required by the Department of Defense, automotive, aerospace, and other global industries, the TechnoMatrix option is available to create and mark DataMatrix codes on workpieces for part traceability and tracking.
Swedish telecomms operator Tele2 AB (OMX:TEL2 A) (OMX:TEL2 B) said on Tuesday (27 January) that its wholly-owned subsidiary Datamatrix AB has won a three-year contract for invoicing services from the mobile alarm services provider Multicom Security AB.
Recent leases at the building include HUB International Northeast insurance brokers, Datamatrix Tehnologies, Inc.
MTT has developed its m2plane system that already supports the Aztec, Datamatrix and QR 2D barcode standards, as well as 1D standards.
This DataMatrix bar code is a small, flexible and unobtrusive label that is virtually indestructible.
This 'finger print,' such as a tiny 2D Datamatrix code, is formed through films, allowing it to be permanently embedded in laminates.
Machine vision systems and vision sensors supplier Cognex Corporation, Natick, MA, has announced the introduction of IDMax, a breakthrough in DataMatrix code reading software.