On the Demise of Barcoding

MEMO TO EVERYONE who predicted the death of barcoding, whether because of the rise of RFID technology, automatic product recognition, Near Field Communication or (fill in the blank): Barcode technology is anything but dying. Witness the collaboration which is taking place between GS1 and the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA). GS1 Global is the worldwide supply…

The Best Entry-Level Bar Code Verifier

Nobody wants to spend more than necessary on a bar code verifier, and now that the Honeywell (HHP) QuickCheck is history, what is the best entry-level bar code verifier replacement? In the Product Retirement announcement, Honeywell specifically recommended Axicon verifiers—but were they right? Let’s take a look. Let’s be honest about the QuickCheck. It was…

Barcode News

No this article is not actually about barcode news, it is of course about bar code quality. But when you think about it, almost anything having to do with barcode news is by definition about bar code quality. Incidentally the very best place to find out about barcode news is at a great newsletter called…