Tag Archives: barcode

  • Code39

    Code 39 Symbology

    Code 39 has been developed by Intermec in 1974. It is sometimes called Code 3/9 or Code 3 of 9. Code 39 is a discrete alphanumeric code. The length of the code is arbitrary. The character set consists of 10 digits, 26 uppercase letters and 8 special characters. The characters are composed of narrow and […]

  • barcode

    Barcode Terminology

    Before we can talk about barcodes and make sure we all understand the same, we need a few definitions. A symbology is a set of rules to encode data within a barcode. These rules enable printing and recognition equipment to agree on the encoded contents. An element is any individual space or bar. A character […]