ISO/IEC. Second edition. Information technology — Automatic identification and data capture techniques — EAN/UPC bar code symbology. ISO/IEC Standard | Information technology — Automatic identification and data capture techniques — Bar code symbology. Description. This International Standard specifies the requirements for the EAN/ UPC symbology including data character encodation, symbol formats.
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They are made up of three modules as follows:. Automatic identification and data capture techniques. These add-on symbols are usually used to add is date or a manufacturer’s suggested retail price MSRP to periodicals, books, and weighed products, such as food. BarTender is label design softwarelabel printing softwarebarcode softwareRFID softwarean alternative to embedded printer codeand much more. Add-on Symbols Two-digit and five-digit add-on symbols supplemental barcodes are available for adding to the right of the UPC-A symbol.
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Please download Chrome or Firefox or view our browser tips. The bars for these characters are longer than the bars that encode data, and they are sometimes referred to as security bars. To specify a UPC-A barcode that has a number system digit other than zero, you must specify 11 digits in the character string.
This website is best viewed with browser version of up to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3. Most barcode symbologies print bars and spaces in only two widths, but with UPC, four different widths are used.
Character Set This symbology supports all numeric digits However, the use of the wider bars and spaces nullifies this space savings. However, since most barcode readers can automatically discriminate between the various barcode symbologies, it is very easy to combine different barcode symbologies in a given application environment.
The start and stop characters are identical to each other. You may find similar items within these categories 15402 selecting from the choices below:. These barcodes are usually produced photographically or with a laser printer. Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.
Because many purchased goods are conveniently prelabeled with UPC barcodes, you will want a barcode reader that can read these symbologies. The first generation of products that were labeled with UPC-A almost exclusively used a zero as the number system digit.
You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or The start characters for the two-digit and five-digit add-on symbols are made up of three modules as follows:. This enables each numeric character to be represented by using just two bars and two spaces, which is the fewest number of modules required per character of any symbology. Barcode Guide All Files. Download a free day trial edition of BarTender barcode software now.
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Character sets, Data representation, Automatic, Symbols, Optical character recognition, Algorithms, Coded representation, Character strings, Coded character sets, Bar codes, Data processing, Graphic symbols, Coding data conversionDimensions, Information exchange. 1540 UPC is a numeric-only code, Interleaved 2 of 5 would be the preferred substitute, because it uses about half the space that Code 39 uses.
Click to learn more. If you want this first digit transmitted to your cash register or database software, your barcode reader must be configured to transmit it.
Interleaved 2 of 5 codes pack data more densely than UPC-A does. If you have a barcode reader that has automatic discrimination, isl recommend using either Interleaved 2 of 5 or Code 39 for your in-house printed barcodes.
Like the check digit, it is often stripped off by the barcode reader and therefore does not enter your computer or cash register. Density With four available printing widths for the bars and spaces instead of just two, UPC-A takes about half the number of bars and spaces relative to Interleaved 2 of 5 to represent each character. Symbol Structure The symbol comprises the following elements: Two-digit and five-digit add-on symbols supplemental barcodes are available for adding to the right of the UPC-A symbol.
With four available printing widths 154200 the bars and spaces instead of just two, UPC-A takes about half the number of bars and spaces relative to Interleaved 2 of 5 to represent each character.
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The first digit of a UPC-A code is called the number system digit. The start characters for the two-digit and five-digit add-on symbols are made up of three modules as follows: The character set and density of the add-on symbols are the same as those ied UPC-A.
Combining UPC with Other Symbologies Because many purchased goods are conveniently prelabeled with UPC barcodes, you will want a barcode reader that can read these symbologies.