DataBar barcodes are often used to label fresh foods. These barcodes can hold information like an item's batch number or expiry date, in addition to other attributes used at the point-of-sale such the item weight.
DataBar barcodes are often used in retail, and can be read by laser scanners.
Types of DataBar barcodes
The GS1 DataBar family consists of seven symbols in total: four for use at point-of-sale and three not for use at point of sale. The symbols for use at point-of-sale are shown below.
You will find relevant application standards and guidelines listed below:
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