Mobile Bar Code Considerations

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Posted Feb 3, 2011 9:03:22 AM by DecisionPoint Team & filed under

motorola-mobile-barcode1Customer-facing mobile applications and mobile bar codes have been growing in interest and the ability to send bar codes to a user’s smartphone enables applications such asmobile ticketing, mobile coupons and mobile loyalty programs. But there are many different challenges associated with managing bar code information on a smartphone’s LCD screen compared with printed bar codes. In order to ensure that mobile bar codes are readable on a variety of displays you must have a detailed understanding of:

  • Bar code specifications
  • Display characteristics
  • Bar code reader limitations
  • Effects of screen rendering software
  • Bar code choices


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