We’re pleased to announce the release of BardecodeFiler version 18.104.22.168. The main highlight of this release is the new way of presenting information in the main output window. Gone is the free format text output, replaced by a tree structure that allows the user to explore the results from a batch and review previous batches
Here’s an interesting article on how it’s possible to fool technology designed to keep an eye on us all. In this case it’s number plate recognition but similar problems can occur with barcode recognition – random artefacts in an image can resemble the patterns created by barcodes. Fortunately it’s easier to distinguish the false positive
Version 22.214.171.124 of our barcode reader SDK for Windows has been released. This should be of particular interest to developers using Chinese characters in QR Codes and anyone reading PDF417 barcodes. 1. Performance improvement for images with certain types of repeated pattern. 2. Fix for recognition of Kanji characters using the Kanji byte compaction scheme
BardecodeFiler Version 126.96.36.199 has been released. This version processes large files in the desktop interface much faster. For example, a 6000 page PDF file should process at at least 2X the speed of version 2.4.
Version 2.4.5 of BardecodeFiler has been released and can be downloaded from the following URL: http://www.bardecode.com/en1/download/ This version includes an update to the latest Debenu library (version 1611) and a bug fix that prevents the build up of zero length files in a users temporary folder. License key – if you are already on either
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 188.8.131.52 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 184.108.40.206 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).