from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A series of vertical bars of varying widths, in which each of the digits zero through nine are represented by a different pattern of bars that can be read by a laser scanner. The bars are commonly found on consumer products and are used especially for inventory control.
- noun A DNA barcode.
- transitive verb To provide or mark (an item) with a barcode.
- transitive verb To DNA barcode.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any set of
machine- readable parallel barsor concentric circles, varying in width, spacing, or height, encoding informationaccording to a symbology.
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Its all in the software that the barcode is generated to. even scratched and old phones work superwell.
Airport staff will scan the barcode from the phones.
Using this barcode, dba customers can go directly to the departure gate, where the barcode is read by a scanner.
Do you think index finger inking combined with a reproduction of our slate of choice tatooed in barcode form on our person (I love cop talk) will ferret out fraud.
When your turn comes up, an official will approach your vehicle, read the barcode from the sticker, and verify that the information matches the description on his handheld reader device.
Yeah, it’s probably a thing where they’re used to the jargon that distinguishes a UPC barcode from an ISBN barcode, and are aware Marvel carried both until now, so it’s perfectly clear to them, but to anyone else a barcode is a barcode.
I bet the barcode is the real secret to the success of this trick.
About ten years ago I did a short attachment to an inspection and review team where they were carrying out an ‘in house pilot’ (?) using ‘activity pens’ aka a barcode reader (shaped like a pen - amazing!) and a small book of barcodes, with each code relating to an activity e.g. arrive at work, go to meeting, use of transport public/private, went for poo etc.
One of the niftiest features is the ability to use a video camera to read a product's barcode, which is used to fetch its details from the net.
I love it -- and the barcode is the only place on the box that the Scout emblem appears at all!