The Cost of Barcode Verifying—and Not

Multiple times—and in multiple ways—we’ve addressed the issue of barcode verifying from a cost perspective. We have acknowledged how expensive barcode verifiers are, relative to barcode scanners. We have discussed the total cost of ownership of a barcode verifier which, like a car, has an initial outlay (price) followed by ongoing maintenance, which includes re-calibrations,…

DotCode: A Real Solution to a Real Problem

AIM Incorporated, the trade association for the AIDC industry, has released the revised International Symbology Standard for DotCode. In their announcement, AIM described DotCode as follows: “DotCode is a public domain optical data carrier designed to be reliably readable when printed by high-speed inkjet or laser dot technologies.  With this standard, real time data like expiration…