Automatic Identification (Auto ID) Training

Microscan provides on-demand training presentations and materials on barcodes and 2D symbols and their uses, as well as symbol verification and more. 

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Intro to Linear Bar Codes

  
Provides a general introduction to bar codes and how they function. Also includes an overview of popular linear symbologies as well as their advantages and disadvantages.
 

Guidelines for Creating Good Bar Codes

  
Covers 5 important guidelines to help you achieve 100% data integrity from your data capture system.
 

Intro to PDF417

  
Provides an overview of the symbology, how it differs from linear codes, and the advantages and limitations it brings to an application.
 

Intro to GS1 Databar (formerly RSS)

  
Provides an overview of the symbology's benefits and the various options available to users.
 

Intro to Data Matrix

  
Provides a general introduction to the 2D matrix symbol Data Matrix as well as some of, the benefits and the drawbacks of using the symbology.
 

Assessing Your Application

  
Covers the six most important questions to ask yourself about your application before you invest in a fixed-mount scanner.
 

10 Ways Bar Codes Can Improve Your Business

  
Demonstrates how bar codes can streamline operations and improve overall efficiency.
 

Guidelines for Embedding a Reader

  
Reveals four important areas engineers need to consider in order to successfully embed a bar code reader.
 

Data Matrix Capacity Chart

  

 

Fundamentals of PDF417 Symbology

  

 

Bar Code Basics

  
An overview of fixed-mount bar code scanners: how they work, what they can and can't do, and how they can meet your specific requirements.
 

Introduction to ISO/IEC 15415 Specification

  
The presentation will provide you with an overview of the ISO/IEC 15415 symbol quality evaluation parameters.
 

Introduction to the AS9132 Specification

  
The presentation will provide you with an overview of the AS9132 symbol quality evaluation parameters.
 

Factors That Determine Symbol Readability

  
How to recognize and create the best quality symbol.
 

Sweeping Raster Reading of Multiple Barcode Labels using the MS-890

  
Demonstration of long range reading using the MS-890 scanner reading multiple 1D codes from a six foot distance.  The MS-890's extended read range and intelligent sweeping raster provide robust reading of both linear bar codes and stacked symbologies.
 

Determining Optimal Mark Placement

  
Guidelines for selecting the best location for marking the symbol.
 

Selecting Marking Methods for DPM Applications

  
An overview of marking methods and guidelines for selecting the best one for your application.
 

UID Format Verification

  
Learn how to verify the UID code format and construct the UID number.
 

How to Read Tough 2D Codes

  
Helpful guidelines for reading 2D codes directly marked onto low contrast and highly reflective or textured surfaces.
 

Understanding the Role of Auto ID in the FDA’s UDI Initiative

  
The U.S. FDA’s proposed UDI (Unique Device Identification) program contains much that is of interest to the Auto ID community and to manufacturers and labelers of medical devices. Describes the UDI program, which devices are affected, and implementation of the requirements.
 

Mobile Hawk DPM Imager Reads Any Direct Part Marks

  
This two-minute video shows Microscan's Mobile Hawk DPM Imager quickly and easily reading over twenty different direct part marks.