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Thermal Transfer vs Direct Thermal Printing: Which is Best?

Black Tie Labels by System ID

The battle of thermal transfer vs direct thermal printing is most often won by answering a simple question: Do you require long-lasting barcodes to identify products and tag assets, or do you need to print items with shorter shelf lives, such as shipping labels, receipts, or tickets? Most organizations with dedicated barcode systems use either thermal transfer or direct thermal ... Read More »

System ID Demonstrates Latest Barcode Systems at Texas Pack 2014

Want to see what’s new in barcode systems, including barcode design and printing software, barcode labels, and asset tracking applications? Visit us in Booth 1541. Join System ID at Texas Pack 2014 on May 7 and 8 in Fort Worth, Texas. Our experts will be demonstrating new barcode technologies and answering your questions at Booth 1541 in the Fort Worth ... Read More »

System ID Barcode FAQs

Barcode FAQs

Have a question about barcoding? See our list of barcode FAQs below. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, try our System ID Barcode Glossary. Barcode Basics What is a barcode? A barcode is a series of bars, blocks, and white spaces that represent numbers and letters. Those numbers and letters contain data, such as part and SKU numbers, ... Read More »