What is Bar Code | Famous Bar Codes

There a lot of Barcodes and people think that there are only two types of one is square one and one is rectangle but they are a lot of Barcodes and Most of the people think that Barcode's black color

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There a lot of Barcodes and people think that there are only two types of one is square one and one is rectangle but they are a lot of Barcodes and Most of the people think that Barcode's black color is used for reading, but no the white spaces are is used for reading in the BarCodes. Barcodes also help people transfer small files mostly documents which should be below or 2 mega bytes.

What is Bar Codes Explained ?

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A Barcode is a method of getting information (easy definition). A Bar code is a type of matrix barcode first designed in 1994 for the automotive industry in Japan. A barcode is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached.

There are such type of Bar Codes which you've seen and some of them you would have never thought that these Bar Codes you've seen but didn't noticed the difference in the Bar Codes. Now Lets know what are the types of Bar Codes in this big World

There are 67 types of Bar Codes

Famous Bar Codes

Quick Response Codes (QR)

Quick Response Code

Qr Code is the most common bar code and most of the people knows that a bar code is a qr code but there are different types of bar codes too, QR Codes are mostly used for linking web information, It is mostly used for marketing purpose and it can be read by anyone with a Smartphone and a simple barcode reader application and that's why its used for marketing purpose because Smartphone is the most common thing in 2021. This Barcode can be also used for url linking too. Research if you want to know more about this topic.

Code 128 (Standard)

Code 128

Code 128 is a universal barcode with high data density. It is mostly use in commercial world like in transportation of products, Online Bought Products and its a compact for packaging, it uses ASCII 128 Characters set of 0-9, A-Z and some other types of special characters.

Code 39

Code 39

Code 39 is a universal barcode, It is mostly used in a variety of industries and in Government Work, Postal, Medical Stuff. It uses Character set of 0-9, A-Z, -, +, *, $, /, % .

Universal Product Codes (UPC)

UPC-A Code is a universal Bar Code, It is mostly used in retail industry and wholesale industry and it contains the producer's name and the individual article number and it can contains 11 digits and character set of 0-9.

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