Softek Barcode Reader SDK for Linux Version 126.96.36.199 has been released. The main change in this version is the addition of functions to read from TIF, and JPEG files held in memory rather than as files on disc. The new function is called mtScanBarCodeFromString. The C interface has also been brought in line with the
Softek Barcode Reader SDK for Windows Version 188.8.131.52 has been released. The main change in this version is the addition of functions to read from TIF, PDF, JPEG,GIF or PNG files held in memory rather than as files on disc. The new functions are called ScanBarCodeFromString for the DLL or ScanBarCodeFromByteArray for the .Net interface.
BarcodeFiler is helping the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge (UMZC) update the way they catalogue their historical animal specimens. The UMZC has around 5,000 specimens on display in the public galleries, but this is only a small fraction of what is stored on site. It is estimated that the Museum actually houses around 2 million
We’ve made some changes to the recommended way of interfacing Python on Windows to take account of Python 3 and Windows 64-bit. The first change is in the loading of the DLL file itself.. if platform.machine().endswith(’64’): bardecodeLibrary = os.getcwd() + ‘../../../SoftekBarcode64DLL.dll’ a=CDLL(bardecodeLibrary) else: bardecodeLibrary = os.getcwd() + ‘../../../SoftekBarcodeDLL.dll’ a=WinDLL(bardecodeLibrary) Note the use of CDLL on
Version 8.4.1 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Linux/Android/iOS/Raspberry Pi and AM has been released with the following changes: The amount of memory required on the stack for the software to run has been reduced. This had previously caused some problems when running version 8.3.3 under docker. The bardecode.a library is now built using
Version 8.4.1 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Windows has been released with the following changes: Interfaces for .Net Core and Python have been added. The QRCodeAutoMedianFilter property in the .Net interface has been changed from bool to short. The property is in fact a mask and should not have previously been designated bool
Version 184.108.40.206 of BardecodeFiler has been released with the following changes: The Debenu PDF library has been upgraded to 1711 The Softek Barcode reader DLL has been upgraded to version 8.4.1 There is now a choice of 3 render engines to choose from in PDF Options/Rendering. The render options are no longer greyed out if
Natural history collections hold vital information that is needed in order to tackle fundamental challenges of our time – from conserving biodiversity to combating disease. The Natural History Museum, London is on an ambitious journey to digitise its collection of 80 million objects. The Museum’s Digital Collections Programme was initiated in 2014, to mass digitise
Here’s some C code that shows how to read an opencv cv::Mat image using the barcode reader toolkit. The main points to note are: Read the image using the cv::IMREAD_GRAYSCALE flag Flip the image vertically Align the scan lines to 4 byte boundaries #include <barcode.h> #include <iostream> #include <opencv2/core/core.hpp> #include <opencv2/highgui/highgui.hpp> #include <opencv2/imgproc/imgproc.hpp> static void
As a start of year special offer we’re offering a 30% discount on the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit with PDF Extension, effectively giving an upgrade to the PDf Extension for free for purchased of the standard edition. Use the coupon code PDFEXT30 at the check out or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.