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Different Types of Barcode Symbology

Posted by Susan Fields

The barcode has become a ubiquitous tool for encoding data in a way that allows it to be retrieved easily by an electronic reader. However, what many people are unaware of is the number of manners in which the data can be encoded. These different methods for indexing information are called symbologies. Knowing the advantages of each format of data storage can help one choose which symbology is best suited to a specific application.

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