Known as 2-D bar codes
because they are scanned both horizontally and vertically, these new bar codes can deliver product reviews, video demos or any other tool a marketer has in its digital arsenal.
Google and Apple already are working with the 26 United States-based cell phone providers to adopt a standardized QR 2-D bar code
In addition, both the automotive and aerospace industries have launched part marking programs that use 2-D bar codes
to track the genealogy of a part to simplify a recall, for instance.
Each cassette can be a portable mini-database, storing critical information in a tiny, yet durable 2-D bar code
that is readable and scannable from start to finish.
The two established types of linear bar code label verifiers--portable and on-line--have been joined recently by a verifier built to check 2-D bar codes
As a portable data file, 2-D bar codes
carry all information about the inventory unit, order, or carton contents.
The new system replaces the packing list with a 2-D bar code
label using the PDF-417 symbology.
Instead, the Army would rather have the ASN information contained in a 2-D bar code
symbol, or read into a smart card, RF tag, or mag stripe.
It will capture information from either an RFID chip or a 1-D or 2-D bar code
In addition, it is equipped with 1-D and 2-D bar code
scanner for application in many fields in the industrial environment where mobility is necessary, including POS, logistics, door-to-door delivery, department stores, manufacturing, distribution, inventory management, visit sales, warehouse storage, GPS and others.
The Symbol PPT 2800 -- a handheld computer with integrated 2-D bar code
scanning and Symbol Spectrum24(R) wireless local area network (WiFi) communications -- will be an alternative to New York City's current handwritten method of issuing tickets that is traditional in most United States municipalities.
Average annual growth in 2-D bar code
use, 1995 to 2000 Automotive 110% Wholesaling 105% Electronics 85% Pharmaceuticals 82% Food/beverage 80% Retail 62% Aerospace 51% Transportation 33% 1995 = $14.
Digitized photos and even fingerprints will be a part of 2-D bar code
files on a range of identification cards.
Developed by Symbol Technologies, PDF417 is a 2-D bar code
symbology capable of encoding up to 1,800 bytes of data on a single label, offering 100 times the capacity of traditional linear bar codes.
Tom: And whether an end user is printing a 2-D bar code
or a high-density standard bar code, a breakthrough in thermal transfer technology from Intermec is sure to improve the printed image with 400 dots/in.