Barcodes are optical bits of data, usually represented by bars of varying width, that can be read by machines and scanners. They can be found almost everywhere, including libraries, on your mail, and in your grocery stores. They track patients in hospitals and help you clock into work efficiently. There are many different types of barcodes, the most common, of which, are UPC, EAN, and QR codes. Read below to see which barcode best fits your needs.
You do not need to join or pay fees with GS1 / GS1-US for internal use within your organization, however, there are certain GS1 prefixes assigned specifically for internal use.
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|UPC-A||Get a UPC-A Barcode|
|UPC-E||Get a UPC-E Barcode|
|EAN-8||Get an EAN-8 Barcode|
|EAN-13||Get an EAN-13 Barcode|
|Code 39||Get a Code 39 Barcode|
|Code 128||Get a Code 128 Barcode|
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