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Supported Types

There are two types of barcodes according to their dimensions:

Linear (1D) barcodes

The linear (one-dimensional) barcodes are made up of lines and spaces of various widths that create specific patterns. The Barcode item currently supports the following one-dimensional barcode types:

Barcode

Description

Codabar

(aka Ames Code/USD-4/NW-7/2 of 7 Code): Used in libraries and blood banks

Code 11

(USD-8): Used to identify telecommunications equipment

Code 25 Standard

Used in airline ticket marking, photofinishing

Code 25 Interleaved

Used in warehouse, industrial applications

Code 39

(aka USD-3, 3 of 9): U.S. Government and military use, required for DoD applications

Code 39 Extended

(aka USD-3, 3 of 9): U.S. Government and military use, required for DoD applications, supports full ASCII

Code 93

(aka USS-93): Compressed form of Code 39

Code 93 Extended

(aka USS-93): Compressed form of Code 39, supports full ASCII

Code 128

Very dense code, used extensively worldwide

Code 128 A

Subset of Code 128  *(more info in 1D Barcodes)

Code 128 B

Subset of Code 128  *(more info in 1D Barcodes)

Code 128 C

Subset of Code 128  *(more info in 1D Barcodes)

MSI

Variation of Plessey code, with similar applications

EAN 8

Short version of EAN-13, 8 characters

EAN 13

Used with consumer products internationally, 13 characters

GS1-128

Formerly known as UCC-128 and EAN-128. Used to encode shipping/product information  *(more info in 1D Barcodes)

Intelligent Mail

Used by U.S. Post Office as successor of POSTNET and PLANET barcodes.

PLANET

Printed by U.S. Post Office on envelopes. Predecessor of Intelligent Mail barcode

POSTNET

Printed by U.S. Post Office on envelopes. Predecessor of Intelligent Mail barcode

UPC A

Used with consumer products in U.S., 12 characters

UPC E

Short version of UPC symbol, 6 characters

UPC Supplement 2

Used to indicate magazines and newspaper issue numbers

UPC Supplement 5

Used to mark suggested retail price of books

Matrix (2D) barcodes

The matrix code is a two-dimensional way for representing information. It can also be refered to as a 2D barcode or simply a 2D code. It is similar to the linear (one-dimensional) barcode, but can represent more data per unit area. The Barcode item currently supports the following 2D barcodes:

Barcode

Description

QR Code

One of the most popular 2D barcodes with wide commercial application. More info here.

PDF147

A stacked linear 2D barcode used by U.S. Postal Services, Department of Homeland Security, airline industry and others. More info here.

DataMatrix

2D barcode mostly used to mark smaller areas due to its high data density. Recommended by the US Electronic Industries Alliance. More info here.

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