Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

A semacode is an image composed of black and white squares. The image can be read like a barcode and converted by the scanning device to text. For example, the picture can be read by a semacode reader or scanner to grab the Computer Hope URL (

Related pages

  • The official semacode page, a semacode generator, and links to other semacode generators are available at

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