Barcode scanning technologies

Bar code scanners and readers

We offer a range of barcoding technologies:

Barcode scanning is now a pivotal part of the business process. From the supermarket to the airport; from the garden centre to the hospital barcode scanners are part of every day life.

Businesses of all shapes and sizes have found that by using barcode scanning systems they can improve customer service levels, reduce operational errors and increase profit margins.

A barcode scanning system is normally a scalable solution. The costs associated with introducing a solution to a business are recovered against the increased efficiency in asset management.

Barcoding equipment

When selecting barcode scanning equipment for your business you should consider: the type and physical size of the barcode you are trying to read; the demands of the barcode scanning application (e.g. is contact or long-range barcode scanning required?); the connectivity needed and the price points required. Find out more by reading our articles and white papers.


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Barcode scanning equipment may include the following elements: a barcode reader, barcode software and a barcode printer and consumables.

Barcoding equipment

The barcode readers can be fixed position, fixed mount, mobile or cordless. A barcode reader will typically contain a barcode decoder which is used to convert the barcode image into ASCII data. This data is then interpreted by the PC or terminal. Barcoding software ensures easy software integration into the business system. You can find out more about different Barcode symbologies here.

Label printing software enables you to customise labels, find out more about our barcode software tools here.