What is a barcode scanner?

Answer Bar code scanners are computer hardware that read bar codes; a series of bars and spaces that represent text, similar to the dots and dashes used in Morse Code. The transmission is decoded by a com... 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 type of barcode scanner should I use?

That depends on what you are looking for. The best barcode scanner you could use is with Checkway. They have a very reliable barcode scanner.

What are some quick barcode scanner app?

Here are a couple of popular ones:1) RL by Red Laser2) ScanLifeHope this helps.Your friends at Simply BarcodesSimply Barcodes