We’re pleased to announce full support for the Apple M1 Chip in our Linux/OSX/iOS/Android version of the barcode reader SDK. We will continue to support Intel builds for OSX for the time being.
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
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 188.8.131.52 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
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.
We’ve made some changes to BardecodeFiler to improve speed when handling very large batches: 2 new options have been added under Options/Log Files/Enable Disable: Hide file details in tree until end of batch – do not display details for each file processed in a batch until the batch has completed. Clear tree data at start
We’re pleased to announce the release of BardecodeFiler version 184.108.40.206. 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