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Industrial 2 of 5

Industrial 2 of 5 is very simple symbology in which all the information is encoded within the width of the bars. The spaces in the barcode exist only to separate the bars themselves. Industrial 2 of 5 only uses bar width to encode the data.


Planet barcode symbology is also known as USPS PLANET Barcode. PLANET bar Code is 12- or 14- digit barcode, a two-track barcode similar in structure to the POSTNET Code address barcode that is used in mail processing equipment to sort the mail.


POSTNET (postal numeric encoding technique) is barcode symbology that was used by the United State Postal Service to assist in directing mail. The Zip code and ZIP + 4 code is encoded in half and full-heights bar.


UPC stands for Universal Product Code. UPC barcode is primarily used in the retail industry as a POS (point of sales) barcode symbology. UPC is used in the United States and Canada in the retail industry to uniquely identify product and it`s manufacturer so that cash register systems can automatically look up the related data.

Code 39 Full ASCII

Both the Code 39 - Regular and the Code 39 - Full ASCII bar code font symbologies contain the same 43 character set, as well as the same start and stop characters However, Code 39 - Full ASCII uses special two-character combinations from the 43 character set to allow for the representation of all 128 ASCII characters.


ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number that has been used since 1970 to identify books (and book like products including audio books and calendars). Every new title, new edition and new binding has its own unique ISBN. Determining a book’s ISBN finds makes it easier to find the book version you need at a bookstore.


UCC/ EAN 128 encode data using code 128 symbology. UCC/EAN-128 barcode is a standard that defines the format of Code 128 barcode. This means that the symbology is Code 128 but the format of the data encoded within the Code 128 bar code conforms to the UCC/EAN-128 standard.

Code 93

Code 93 is one of the popular linear barcode symbology designed in 1982 by Intermec Corporation. The code encoded within code 93 is as follows: a start character, encoded message, first modulo-47 check character “C”, second modulo-47 check character “K”, stop character and termination bar.


UPC-E barcode is one of the most widely used linear barcode symbology that reduces data length from 12 digits to 6 digits by compressing the extra zeros. It is suitable for identifying products in small packages. UPC-E barcode has 6 digits with an implied number system 0.


ITF14 is one of the most popular linear 14 digits barcode symbology that is used to mark the external containers of products with an EAN identifier. ITF14 barcodes usually contain a top and bottom bar (sometimes rectangle) called the Bearers bar.

Standard 2 of 5

Standard 2 of 5 is low-density numeric linear symbology that has been invented in 1960s. The symbology is called "2 of 5" due to the fact that digits are encoded with 5 bars, 2 of which are always wide and the remaining three are narrow.

USPS Sack Label

USPS sack label is one of the most popular linear barcode symbology that is mainly used in United States Postal Services for labeling post sacks. USPC barcode contains "ZIP code" of the receiver and "Content Identifier Number".

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