What is a UPC barcode?

Answer The letters UPC stand for Universal Product Code. This code has three separate components: a company prefix designated to each product company, a unique item number assigned by the company or manuf... 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 »

What can a barcode do?

A barcode is a common sight in many areas of human society. Consisting of a series of vertical lines, the symbol is easily read by a barcode scanner and can provide information about an item quickl... Read More »

What is a GS1 barcode?

A GS1 bar code is a type available from the Belgium-based international standards organization called GS1. The organization has developed and managed streamlined principles for bar codes ever since... Read More »