Barcode Scanning

Barcode scanning is a technology that uses a handheld or stationary device equipped with an optical scanner to read and interpret barcode information. Barcodes are visual representations of data that consist of a series of parallel lines or patterns which encode information about a product or item. The scanning process involves the device emitting a laser or LED light onto the barcode, which is then reflected back and detected by a photosensitive sensor. The scanned information is automatically decoded and translated into a corresponding alphanumeric or numeric value.

Barcode scanning has become ubiquitous in various industries, including retail, logistics, and inventory management, as it enables efficient and accurate identification and tracking of products. It speeds up processes such as point of sale transactions, stock management, and order fulfillment. Additionally, barcode scanning minimizes human errors and provides real-time data, improving overall operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. With the advancements in technology, smartphones and tablets can also be used as barcode scanners, further extending the availability and accessibility of this technology.

Try it yourself

Take a firsthand look at our our tried-and-true AI-powered products.

See demos

Discover Our Solutions

Exploring our solutions is just a click away. Try our products or have a chat with one of our experts to delve deeper into what we offer.

LATEST FROM MICROBLINK

Unlock More Insights

News

2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Ranks Microbl…

Esteemed group includes global, award-winning, SaaS company with industry-leading number of custome…

Read more
Blog

3 ways automated document verification software sp…

Automated document verification software speeds up onboarding by reducing manual effort, improving …

Read more
Industry Use Case

A guide to getting remote identity verification ri…

We live in an age where we have dozens, if not hundreds, of online accounts. They form a core link…

Read more
Explore resources