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New, Upgraded Zebra ZXP Card Printer Solves Direct-to-Card Printing Challenges

Zebra ZXP Series 1

With the launch of a new product and enhancements to an existing one, Zebra Technologies Corporation has rounded out its Zebra ZXP card printers printers portfolio. The newly created and updated products solve specific problems for customers, including distributed printing of high-quality cards used for membership, identification, and other uses. “Our customers’ needs are constantly evolving, and the recent enhancements ... Read More »

Barcode Symbologies

Barcode Symbologies

Barcode symbologies (also commonly called barcodes) are universally recognized code languages that are standardized by the International Organization for Standards (ISO) so there is a consistent definition of what the bars and spaces mean. Industry trade associations such as ANSI (American National Standards Institute), AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group), and HIBC (Health Industry Barcode Council) regulate certain symbologies, which typically ... Read More »

2D Barcode Symbologies

QR Code 2D Barcode

Do you know what 2D barcode symbologies are? They are two-dimensional barcodes that consist of patterned blocks, circles, and squares that resemble the no-reception static on a TV. Often physically smaller in size than linear barcodes, they contain hundreds of characters of data. Because of their larger storage capacity, 2D barcodes—such as QR code and PDF417—do not require databases. You simply ... Read More »

You put a QR code Where?

So, the general belief is that when we pass from this life, our belongings, our “stuff”, doesn’t go with us. We leave it all behind and the memory of who we once were is carried on in our loved ones’ hearts. Generations later, we are someone’s mysterious ancestors, with little more than a name marked on stone with dates of ... Read More »

How to Use QR Codes for Marketing

… the right way. I know what you are thinking…another blog about those QR codes. Haven’t we been saturated enough by these things? Well, yes. But, they are the “new and happening thing” right now, so we must follow suit and use them! Read More »

Fun, Quirky Barcodes

Hello again, readers. Today we have something that is a little less educational and a lot more fun. “What?! I want to be educated!” I can hear you saying. Well, to quote Jack Torrance from the Shining, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Read More »

Choosing the Right Barcode

There are hundreds of different kinds of barcodes out there. Choosing the right one to use can be a daunting task. In this blog, we’ll explain the most common barcode symbologies. So you will be better equipped to choose the best one for your application. Read More »

Help Me With This Sticky QR Tag!

For decades, barcodes were for business use only. Consumers paid little to no attention to the black & white patterns printed on their groceries and coupons as they handed them to cashiers. But now, the “regular people” are starting to pay attention. There are mobile apps for cell phones that use barcodes to get more product details, price comparisons, and ... Read More »