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]

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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…

Best Practices for Maximizing Barcode Reader Technology [eBook Series 3 of 6]

Maximizing barcode technology dynamsoft

Location The location of the barcode involves where it is physically located on a page, box or other items. It’s important to consider user scenarios because location identification can increase recognition speed. Also, you want to consider location to ensure its placement isn’t going to be where it’s likely to become damaged. For example, if…

Best Practices for Maximizing Barcode Reader Technology [eBook Series 2 of 6]

Maximizing barcode technology dynamsoft

There is a lot to consider when attempting to select an appropriate barcode to use. You should familiarize yourself with the various barcode types, their capabilities, and requirements, to ensure a proper barcode selection for your given scenario. To select the barcode for your given task, you need to understand its character set. There are…

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