Who created barcodes?

Answer Drexel Institute of Technology graduate student Bernard Silver first worked on the modern barcode in 1948 and later filed a patent for it along with Norman Joseph Woodland in 1949. The patent was f... Read More »

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Why do governments use barcodes?

Barcodes are used for a large number of different activities in today's world. The government uses barcodes for everything from telecommunications to the aerospace industry to the transportation of... Read More »

How to Use Barcodes for Inventory?

A barcode system helps keep a business inventory system organized and running smoothly. Barcode systems also help business owners track products sold and at what prices they are being sold. Making ... Read More »

The Disadvantages of Barcodes?

Barcodes are graphic images featuring a series of lines or bars, of varying thickness, positioned parallel to each other in such a way that a scanner passed along the image will translate their thi... Read More »

How to Tell Barcodes Apart?

Barcodes are symbols read by machines that store data. There are two types of barcode symbologies: the standard numeric symbols we see on ordinary packaging, which refer to an external database, an... Read More »