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PDF417Portable Data File 417 (barcode format)
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Encoding and Decoding Graphical Chemical Structures as Two-Dimensional (PDF417) Barcodes.
Barcodes can be printed using a wide range of symbols, including EAN8, EAN13, UPC-A, EAN128, Code 128 and even the high density, two-dimensional PDF417.
All common bar codes are included in the NiceLabel SE software, including UPC, EAN, Code 39, Code 128, and 2D bar codes such as PDF417.
This CompactFlash card has an integrated laser from Symbol Technology and can read both linear and 2-D PDF417 bar codes.
Several barcode types are supported including Code 128, EAN, UPC, MSI, Interleaved 2 of 5 and PDF417.
Symbol made available PDF417 labels, which are bar-coded, photo ID labels with communications capabilities.
Symbol Technologies is the first to come up with a commercial 2-D code, known as PDF417. As well as being used like conventional barcodes on small items (such as cosmetics and jewellery which are currently notoriously difficult to label successfully with EAN barcodes) the new symbology is designed to provide a portable low-cost datafile which can be read without the need to refer to a central database.
Another stacked bar code, PDF417 by Symbol Technologies, uses thin dark-and-light spaces grouped into more than 900 "code words," each of which can represent about two characters.