Barcodes posts

Beachside Epiphanies, Bull’s-Eyes, and Atomic Lasers: the Fascinating History of the Bar Code

Though it might feel like bar codes have been around forever, they’re actually a relatively new technology.  First used in the early 1970s,…

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1D Barcodes, 2D Barcodes, and RFID: How They’re Different – And When to Use Them

Barcodes have changed the world since they were first used in the early 1970s to ring up groceries at a local Ohio supermarket….

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How to Boost Your Inventory Management with Barcode Labels

There’s a common saying in the manufacturing industry: “Inventory is a necessary evil.” Without proper inventory management, manufacturers may run into shortages of…

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How to Use Barcodes & TSC Printers for Manufacturing Traceability

Traceability, as we mentioned in our last post, has become prevalent in the food and beverage industry. But it isn’t just limited to…

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A Short Guide to How Barcode Scanners Work

From scanning items at the grocery store self-checkout machines to scanning our plane tickets when we travel, barcodes have become so pervasive in…

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