Monthly Archives: March 2013

Guys shopping just got super cool with QR codes

March 19, 2013
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Ok, so us guys are known for not particularly wanting to be first in line to do clothes shopping.  To be honest its often the last thing I want to do. But a new Jeans retailer in the US has created a new style of shopping for men that combines barcode label technology with...

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UK Barcode Label Equipment and UPC Codes

March 12, 2013
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UK Barcode Label Equipment and UPC Codes

The UK and and the USA use two slightly different types of barcode labelling systems. This straight away begs the question – what if a British company is receiving commodities or supplies from abroad? Will printing equipment available over in the UK be able to read American barcode Labels? The GS1 underpins Barcode label Standards The fundamental...

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Calculating Contrast and Barcode Labels

March 6, 2013
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Calculating Contrast and Barcode Labels

Finding the most efficient colours for a linear barcode may seem a daunting task. The contrast between the colours needs to be spot on in order for  barcode labels to be working at optimum performance. However it is not as difficult as at first it may seem. The most fundamental concern is to reproduce...

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