Version 18.104.22.168 of the SDK has been released with the following changes (as compared to version 22.214.171.124): Support for image extraction from PDF documents added for images using the ICC color space. Correction of possible data overrun in Reed Solomon error correction. The permitted range of ratio between the sides of a QrCode has been
Drugs used in preparing intravenous (IV) bags currently use linear barcodes to store the National Drug Center number but, amazing as it seems, a clinician may need to type that number into a keyboard in order to determine the dosage, expiry date etc. Fresenius Kabi have recently announced that they will start putting GS1-Data matrix
It looks like the days of the humble 1D barcode (a series of black vertical bars) on packaging is numbered. An effort coordinated by GS1 US aims to replace the EAN/UPC barcodes we’re all familiar with on products with the more sophisticated QRCode. Where as a 1D barcode just stores a reference number for a
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 126.96.36.199 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.