Analysis: Laser-Based Barcode Scanners vs. 2D Imagers for Barcode Scanning

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While other technologies exist for barcode scanning, today laser-based decoders and 2D imagers for decoding are arguably the most popular. But, is one overall better than the other or do each have unique advantages depending on the application? General Technology Overview Laser-based barcode scanners have been around for decades. They usually are made of components …
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The Pros and Cons of Various Handheld Barcode Scanners

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The market for barcode scanners remains robust with at least one estimate calling for CAGR growth of around seven percent through 2027. They’ve been around forever and as a result, there exists a variety of hardware to scan barcodes. And each has their pros and cons depending on your goals with barcode technology. A universal …
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Best Ways to Use Barcodes in Retail

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The barcode has created a multi-billion-dollar market that is expected to continue four percent CAGR growth through 2021. Around now for decades, barcodes continue to create opportunities for usage. For example, nearly 30 million Internet users scanned a QR code on a smartphone in the Spring of 2017. The retail industry is one of many …
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3 Best Practice Tips for Effective Mobile Content Capture

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Mobile content capture continues to grow as more and more, smartphones are being used as primary devices. As Statista points out, automatic data capture solutions are regularly deployed for factory, warehouse, and logistics applications, and include both handheld and stationary bar code scanning and imaging devices, as well as bar code printers, and mobile computing …
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