Knowledge Base

The knowledge base provides technical data and basic information about the various barcode symbologies. This section will be extended continuously - feel free to supply us with additional information.

Barcode Types

This barcode overview contains for each bar code type in condensed form:

  • the areas of application,
  • the character set (encodable characters),
  • the main bar code parameters,
  • and a sample bar code.

For more detailed information see the next sections (below).

2D Codes

GS1 DataBar, Composite

GS1 DataBar, GS1 Composite Symbology
RSS Codes, EAN.UCC Composite Symbology

Barcode Reference

This overview contains the list of supported bar codes, which can be used in TEC-IT software. In addition it provides useful background information about bar code parameters (e.g. Module Width, EAN128 Application Identifiers, etc.) and how to solve typical problems with bar code generation (e.g. resolution problems, bar code quality etc.).

If the answer to your question is not included here, then please contact us!

Recommended Quiet Zones

A PDF document with recommended quiet zones for each bar code type.

Links to External Resources

Here you find information and external links to the following topics: Barcode, barcode printing, barcode software, MDE devices, barcode applications, check digits and more...