Product Code Scanners for Retail

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Barcode technology has been around for decades and shows no signs of slowing as retailers continue to find new resourceful ways to use barcodes. While reliable and robust, there are still many challenges to overcome, especially in retail environments. Unsuccessful barcode scans from damaged codes, or simply missing a barcode scan, can result in lost…

Best Practices for Maximizing Barcode Reader Technology [eBook Series 6 of 6]

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A good place to start is with understanding what barcode symbology is most ideal for your application. This might include considering any industry and related regulation needs and requirements. Make sure to follow common practices. Be clear about the character set you need to support for your business. There are various other technical considerations too….

How to Choose a Barcode SDK

how to choose a barcode reader SDK

How to choose a barcode SDK? What are the must-have features? In this post, we discuss a few key considerations when choosing a barcode reader SDK. Scanning Capabilities At the heart of any barcode reader is the ability to efficiently scan barcodes. Not every barcode will be perfect, which is why scan accuracy and reliability…

Best Practices for Maximizing Barcode Reader Technology [eBook Series 5 of 6]

Maximizing barcode technology dynamsoft

Resolution The quality of the barcode image produced by your chosen barcode generator matters. Generally, a barcode reader processes the counting of pixels in an area to determine the width and location of a particular bar in a barcode symbol. So, a lack of resolution can interfere with this process. Usually, a minimum of 200…

Best Practices for Maximizing Barcode Reader Technology [eBook Series 4 of 6]

Maximizing barcode technology dynamsoft

Smooth-Zooming Another related process that can impact decoding speed is when you must smooth a barcode. This essentially adds resolution and darkens damaged barcodes that are heavily faded and lacking pixel density.  But this isn’t just about duplicating pixels to darken it since this can negatively impact barcode recognition.   Smoothing a barcode that is…

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