Intelligent Mail barcode

August 23, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Until now the USA have been used two standards for barcode symbolizm for mail: POSTNET and PLANET. These standards make it possible to encode zip codes and services, mainly to sort and track mail. POSTNET is able to encode a five-digit zip code, a 4-digit plus-code and a 2-digit delivery point cod...

MaxiCode

August 21, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

MaxiCode was first patented in 1992 as a code for high-speed conveyor sorting. The original name was the Dense Code, which was later changed to UPS. The last established name was MaxiCode. Maxicode is a two-dimensional barcode symbology used by United Parcel Service on packing lists for internation...

Pharmacode in FastReport.Net

August 17, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In this article we are going to introduce and explore a new type of barcode in FastReport.Net - Pharmacode. One can guess from the name of the barcode, that it is related to pharmaceutical industry. Pharmacode is a binary code, which was developed by a German company LAETUS GMBH specially for pharma...

Barcodes in FastReport.Net

August 9, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

For more than half a century used barcodes. But this popularity they received during the database development. Barcodes allows you to quickly identify the goods and to find information about it in the database. However, today's two-dimensional bar codes can contain all the information about the prod...

Aztec– code

February 15, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

In the article "Using QR-codes in FastReport.Net" we have reviewed the popular 2D barcode formats. Today, I would like to talk about another popular format, which is also supported in FastReport.Net. This is an “Aztec-code”. The name of the code is associated with an ancient Indian tri...

How to use QR-codes in FastReport.Net

February 15, 2017

Author - Dmitriy Fedyashov

Nowadays “QR-codes” are gaining their popularity. Unlike conventional barcodes, “QR-codes” allow you to encode more information in different formats. They are widely spread in trade, logistics and production. To recognize such codes one does not need a special laser reader. A...