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The Need For Image-Based Barcode Readers

Industries such as healthcare, logistics, and retail rely on the information density of 2D codes, which is now driving the market for barcode readers and the need for 2D images or image-based barcode readers. 

Image-based barcode readers of all types take pictures and run image processing algorithms to recognize 1D and 2D barcodes. You can easily buy a high quality zebra qln320 battery online to increase the life of your scanner.

A wide range of complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS), and high-resolution CCDs cameras with state-of-the-art integrated processors, for both fixed stands and notebooks, have transformed logistics and supply chain management.

You can also read 2D code marked directly with parts (DPM) on medical equipment, automotive parts, and other durable goods by a point or laser engraving.

By capturing and saving the barcode image while reading, "unread" or "incorrect measured value" can be analyzed afterward. Reviewing these images can help determine if the printhead is clogged, has no labels, or is poorly lit. 

The ability to gather feedback to improve this process is a key benefit of switching to image-based technologies.

Smartphone-based barcode scanners are changing the game. Today almost everyone carries a high-resolution camera and a powerful computer in their pocket: a smartphone. Using a smartphone as a barcode scanner can also offer several advantages.