Universal Product Code

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Universal Product Code

Commonly called a UPC. A bar code system used in the United States, Canada and elsewhere. Groceries and other products commonly have UPCs on them so a machine can display how much they cost. This ensures that consistent, accurate prices are paid on retail goods.
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com) of New York City, has manufactured or has manufactured for it, and has used or actively induced others to use, and has offered for sale and sold, technology which allows customers to use a built-in UPC bar code scanner to scan individual items and access information, such as movies, music, comparison-shopping, information services and ring tones.
com will offer consumers the opportunity to search for product specific information and shop for products by entering any UPC bar code number.
The QR bar codes, designed to store significantly more data than traditional UPC bar codes, are being added to the Denver-based REIT's print advertising, marketing collateral, Web site pages and apartment community locations.
Christine Miller, packaging manager and a member of the Leatherman marketing team, says that its Paragon automatic labeling system applies both Sensormatic and Checkpoint security labels as well as UPC bar codes and literature inserts.
Under the partnership, Jetrion is formulating thermochromic inkier inks used to print temperature-responsive UPC bar codes that change when products such as store-packaged meats or case-ready foods have been displayed or stored at unacceptable temperature levels.
There will be a change in UPC bar codes beginning January 1, 2005, extending the number of digits that will have to be read by scanners at p-o-s.
Until now a standardized system was not available to assign UPC bar codes to fish products sold on a variable weight price-per-pound basis.
Professional price tags can be easily generated through various filters, including by store, location, inter-store transfer (IST), purchase order and price changes, and can also contain UPC bar codes or QR codes.
MANY RETAILERS AND MANUFACTURERS POINT TO A PARALLEL BETWEEN THE SWITCH TO DIGITAL TV AND THE TRANSITION FROM UPC BAR CODES TO THE GS1 DATABAR.
Additionally, the system can read UPC bar codes from stand alone existing scales.
EAN-13 Similar to the 12-digit Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) held by the UPC bar codes long used in the U.