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Welcome to the Datalinx blog. Here we cover a range of posts and conversations based around our experiences of warehousing, barcoding and Sage software.

RFID vs Barcode

I’ve been hearing various whispers that the humble barcode is threatened and will be replaced by “new” technology that will be RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) based. However, the barcode is still everywhere and actually so is the RFID.
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Retail symbologies

Retail symbologies
It is worth noting that there are different barcode symbologies used on products in Europe compared to the USA.
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Quiet Zones

Quiet Zones “The Quiet Zones for linear barcodes are the solid, light areas before the first bar and after the last bar. For two-dimensional barcodes, the Quiet Zone is the light area around the barcode.” GS1
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New RFID Bar Code Interoperability Guidelines by GS1

New RFID Bar Code Interoperability Guidelines by GS1I thought you may be interested in GS1 General Specifications as these are the core standards describing how barcodes and identification keys should be used to comply with GS1 standards.
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Matrix Barcode Sizes

Matrix Barcode Sizes
I was recently asked by a client what was the smallest 2D matrix barcode they could print and attach to one of their products.
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