Code Match

  Code match is such a simple problem. But it doesn’t get much attention. And surprisingly, there aren’t many ready-to-go code match solutions available. We have one—it’s a new product for us and it’s a winner. Code match is a simple problem but there aren’t many off-the-shelf solutions What is code match? It is a comparison…

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Barcode Quality in Prepress

Apologies to those of you for whom this is all review—it may be news to others. Barcode Quality begins way before the press Barcode quality isn’t just a printing issue—it begins in prepress.  Every step in the process is an opportunity to influence the quality of the printed barcode; every step is also an opportunity…

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Understanding Decodability

Of all the ANSI/ISO parameters, decodability is the one that confounds and confuses most people. Attempts to define it in simple terms (“Decodability is the amount of tolerance left for the scanner after prepress and on-press operations.”) are unsatisfactory and unhelpful. Decodability is a complex parameter and will not yield to oversimplified explanations. Decodability is…

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