We’re often asked one of the following questions: Either: How big should my barcode be? Or: What resolution should I be scanning at? In both cases people want to get the best results from their barcode software, however the truth is that the size of the barcode and the resolution of the scan are linked…
The mobile SDK has been updated to include Android Developer Studio example projects and a fix to the Scanner class that prevents the example app from running. The new version of the SDK can be downloaded from the following page: http://www.bardecode.com/en1/quick-download/
Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Windows Version 126.96.36.199 has been released with the following improvements and fixes: Code 128 recognition Performance improvement in Code 128 recognition. New advanced property called Code128SearchLevel added… Code128SearchLevel controls the amount of processor time spent on trying to detect Code 128 barcodes. There are 3 levels with 1 being the
Version 188.8.131.52 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Windows has been released. This version addresses an issue with handling UTF-8 encoded data in a PDF-417 or DataMatrix bar code. The problem… Say you have a PDF417 bar code that encodes the characters: キヤノン電子 ….in UTF-8 format with the following bytes of hex data: E3
Please note that the contact telephone number for Softek Software is now: +44 845 056 8856 (0845 056 8856 from within the UK).
We’re pleased to announce the release of version 8 of the bar code reader SDK. Ability to fully utilize the power of multi-core/multi-processor systems by parallel processing separate pages of documents. New image extraction and render engine for the PDF extension with native 64-bit support. Better control over the scanning process with new functions to
The following code as been kindly contributed by a developer to show how to use the SoftekBarcode DLL interface with Python: Python 2.7: import ctypes from ctypes import * import os # Set up the path to SoftekBarcode.dll softek = r’C:\\Your\\Path\\To\\softek_barcode_sdk\\x86′ os.environ[‘PATH’] = ‘;’.join([softek, os.environ[‘PATH’]]) softekDLL = ctypes.OleDLL(os.path.join(softek, ‘SoftekBarcode.dll’)) # Create Barcode Instance and Set
The Linux version of our SDK now supports the Centos 6 and Ubuntu 12.10 distributions with a ready made builds.
The ScanBarCodeFromBitmap function allows you to read bar codes from memory bitmaps rather than image files held on disk. The function takes a handle to a bitmap as the parameter rather than the path to a file containing the image. It is normally referred to as an HBITMAP by programmers. You can create a bitmap
We are delighted to see that Softek Software’s CRT smart cycling kit has been used in a review of the Scott Addict 10 in the July issue of Cycling Plus…