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What is an Code 93 Barcode?

December 8, 2010

The Code 93 Barcode symbology is an alphanumeric, variable length symbology, designed by Intermec to improve upon Code 39. Providing a higher density and data security enhancement than Code 39, the Code 93 barcode is capable of encoding 47 characters (compared to the 43 of Code 39) and is also capable of representing all 128 [...]

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What is an Code 39 Barcode?

December 8, 2010

The Code 39 Barcode is a alpha numeric symbology that encodes 43 characters (Originally 39, hence the name) consisting of uppercase letters (A – Z), numeric digits (0 – 9) and a few special characters. The code 39 barcode does not require a check digit as it is considered self-checking because a single print defect [...]

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What is an Datamatrix Barcode

November 15, 2010

The Datamatrix barcode is a 2D matrix code which is optimised to store a lot of information into a small footprint, which consist of black and white square modules arranged in either a square or rectangular pattern. The Datamatrix barcode is mainly used in logistics and labelling small electronic components, due to its high data [...]

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What is an Pharmacode Barcode

November 15, 2010

A Pharmacode is a specific type of barcode that has been developed to be used in the pharmaceutical industry as a packing control system, it is also known as the Pharmaceutical Binary Code. The Pharmacode barcode is found mainly on the packaging of pharmaceutical products, usually on the outside of the packaging containing the medicine. [...]

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