barcode.jpgA barcode is a graphic representation of data that uniquely identifies various aspects of product characteristics as well as additional information regarding delivery and handling instructions. The information is read by optical scanning devices and greatly increases the speed, accuracy, and productivity of the distribution process.[1]

For more information about barcodes, see the detailed entry on Wikipedia.

See also



  1. ^ American Marketing Association, AMA Dictionary. (April 2015)

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