How a Barcode Scanner Works

In your everyday life, we’ll guarantee that you come into contact with a barcode and a barcode scanner at least once a day; without even noticing it. Barcodes are such a huge part of our lives that it has become completely normal and even overlooked. If you think of the simple act of buying groceries at your local supermarket, how many items use barcodes? All of them, right?

How Does Barcoding Work

Like RFID, barcoding is a form of Automatic Identification technology used most often by people and companies. Auto ID technology like barcoding is a method of identifying information and features on an object and capturing that information directly into a database or computer system. This process of capturing the information requires little, and often no, human effort.

In this blog we are going to discuss Barcoding, what it is and how it works.