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July 2016

Welcome to the X-Dimension...Not all barcodes are created equal. Depending on the code, the surface material, and the marking me

Not all barcodes are created equal. Depending on the code, the surface material, and the marking method - whether printed, laser etched, or engraved - a code's quality can vary widely from mark to mark. When barcode quality becomes an issue and important product data is at risk of being lost due to decodability issues with bad barcodes, manufacturers may use machine vision-based barcode verification systems to evaluate the properties of marked codes to verify they are marked well enough to ensure long-term readability.  

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The Quiet Reason Your Barcodes May Be Failing

Using barcodes for item identification and data acquisition is critical to the reliable function of automated operations, from ensuring that the correct components are used in the assembly of a smart phone to providing accurate patient data for samples in a laboratory. 

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