How to Buy a Barcode?

Answer Barcodes have become a widespread method of keeping track of products for both inventory and sale. Barcodes are not intended to replace serial codes in identifying one unique item. Rather, barcodes... Read More »

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How come barcode scanner can scan barcode upside down with same results..?

Yes. Each barcode (whether it is UPC, EAN, Code 39, etc.) includes a start and stop character. Depending which is encountered first will tell the scanner what direction it is reading the barcode. W... Read More »

Is there any Barcode Scanner Application for PC that would take a barcode and give you the product's info + $?

Yes, there are several that will import the data into a Windows PC. You may then need to reformat into a .csv or excel file, though, or perhaps there is some extra software for that. The softeksoft... Read More »

Who developed the barcode?

Bernard Silver, a Drexel University graduate student, and Norman Woodland, a Drexel professor, developed the first barcode system in the early 1950s, according to the Barcoding website. Silver thou... Read More »

How do I add a barcode to a document?

Finding Barcode SoftwareFind free, downloadable fonts on the Internet that, when selected, will convert text into barcode. Check out sites on the Internet that will allow you to type your text dire... Read More »