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Inserting Barcodes in Crystal Reports

Crystal Reports is one of the most popular environments in the business market today. Companies across the globe utilize the power of Crystal Reports to generate reports from a multitude of data sources, providing immeasurable insight in terms of business analysis, strategic planning, inventory control and much, much more. Crystal Reports is also one of…
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How to Stream Barcodes into iReport Designer

iReport Designer is an open source report designer that can be used with Jaspersoft Corporation’s JasperReports and JasperReports Server. iReports Designer allows users to design complex, sophisticated layouts which can include a range of valuable elements from charts, crosstabs and images as well. One little-known, but very valuable feature is the environment’s ability to utilize…
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Should Barcodes Be Used on Student ID’s?

A customer recently came to us with questions about integrating barcode technology in an elementary school lunch program. Barcodes are an excellent way to cut down on human error, and also great for a first-line defense against theft of important information like numbers, addresses and other data that may otherwise appear on an ID card.…
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How to Classify Medical Devices for FDA’s UDI Mandate

Back in September, the Food and Drug Administration announced new labeling requirements for medical devices. Although many manufacturers and other businesses in the medical devices field will have some work to do in preparation of the mandates, it is thought that the inclusion of a unique device identifier (UDI) for each product will be a…
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Barcoding: To Stream or Not To Stream?

By now, business owners understand that the best way to increased revenue is to engage customers and make it as easy as possible for them to complete a purchase, stay informed or complete some other goal of value to the business. The Internet has been a phenomenal tool for businesses to connect with consumers and…
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The Healthcare Industry’s New HIBC UDI Barcode

http://idautomation.blogspot.com/2012/06/usps-postnet-expiration-deadline-draws.html The FDA’s new Unique Device Identifier (UDI) system was established on September 24, 2013 in an effort to increase the safety of medical devices in the healthcare industry while also minimizing the costs of sharing the necessary data through a new, publically accessible Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID). This new system will allow…
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Updated for Mac: FileMaker 2D Barcode Font Encoder

by Nate Schubert August saw the release of IDAutomations’ highly-anticipated FileMaker Pro Plugin, a new font encoder tool that allows barcode generation from fonts in FileMaker. This powerful encoder is included in the Font and Encoder packages for Data Matrix and PDF417 and will soon be included in the font packages for QR Code as…
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How to Secure Your Streaming Barcodes

by Nate Schubert Security is an important concern on the internet, not only for companies that have E-Commerce and web sites intended to engage and interact with users, but also for web surfers who seek out community or other valuable content online. If a website is not properly secured, then any data that is communicated…
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Are Barcodes Good for Business?

by Nate Schubert Business owners and other decision makers are constantly evaluating products and processes to determine whether they would be a good fit for their business. If a proposed new process or component can provide benefits to a business in terms of increases in production or efficiency or lower operational costs, then it is…
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Using Barcode Fonts on Internet Web Pages

by Nate Schubert Barcode fonts have long-since been the favorite of businesses throughout the world because their flexibility allows use across a wide variety of applications and environments. For example, all IDAutomation font packages include TrueType, Open Type, PCL and PostScript font formats. Additionally, these fonts may be used in conjunction with any of our…
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