Lines of different widths and sizes representing data, that when read determine what the scanned object is. Barcodes are often used to help organize and index information or prices about an object. Barcodes used by the U.S. postal service that helps speed the delivery of mail is another perfect example of how a barcode could be used. The picture is an example of what a barcode of an address.
Barcode readers and scanners
A barcode reader (BCR)or scanner, also known as a point of sale (POS) scanner is a hardware device capable of reading a barcode. It can also print out the details of the product or log information about that product into a database. A perfect example of a barcode reader is a super market barcode scanner that reads and logs the price of a product. In the picture is an example of a Barcode reader from HP.
A hardware device capable of printing out adhesive barcodes that can be attached to a product and identify a product and help keep inventory.
Barcodes Inc: http://www.barcodesinc.com/
Barcodes Inc. is a company dedicated to barcodes and has a wide variety of barcode products such as barcode readers, barcode printers, labels, and much more.
Barcodes Inc also has an online generator that enables you to create custom barcodes over the Internet and a free downloadable barcode font that can be found at: http://www.barcodesinc.com/generator/