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Microscan Launches Free Online Barcode Generator

May 03, 2011

More than 19 different symbologies ranging from linear barcodes to stacked codes and 2D symbologies are available, as well as a custom color feature.

More than 19 different symbologies ranging from linear barcodes to stacked codes and 2D symbologies are available, as well as a custom color feature.

Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, introduces a free online barcode generator located at http://www.microscan.com/createbarcodes that allows visitors to create, save and email custom barcodes from the Microscan website.

More than 19 different symbologies ranging from linear barcodes to stacked codes and 2D symbologies are available, as well as a custom color feature. While not intended as a professional barcode application tool or including a guarantee or technical support, this is an informative resource that allows users to visually understand the different types of barcodes and symbologies. Custom codes can be downloaded, saved and e-mailed.

The following codes are supported: Code 39, Code 39 Extended, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 11, Codabar, UPC-A, Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Code 93, EAN-13, EAN-8, Code 128, PDF417, Data Matrix and MaxiCode.

The Barcode Generator tool is just one of the resources that Microscan offers as part of its Online Training Program. It also provides on-demand multimedia training presentations and other resources to anyone wishing to boost productivity, increase efficiency and improve the bottom line by using barcodes and automating inspection. Additional online tools include an extensive video library, webinars, and training for codes and symbols, machine vision, machine vision lighting, auto ID, and products, as well as the latest resources and white papers that help visitors stay updated on advances in track, trace and control technology.


Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Founded in 1982, Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation that includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix. Today, Microscan remains a technology leader in automatic identification and machine vision with extensive solutions for ID tracking, traceability and inspection ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, identification, and measurement.

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