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QR-Integrated Business Cards

QR Code scanning technology has been available for years but has not been put into widespread use across the United States in large part because the concept has been hard for many to grasp. Today, however, QR Code scanning technology is common in smart phones. This takes down a significant barrier to entry where users…
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FileMaker Barcode Compatibility Explained

FileMaker is one of the most common and useful database environments, and it is used by businesses across the world for gathering and maintaining control over their information. Adding barcode functionality for FileMakerreports can significantly increase efficiency and productivity, in part by reducing the instances of human error that, while natural, can create problems in…
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USPS Intelligent Mail IMb for Access Update

The Linear and Linear + 2D Barcode Generators for Microsoft Access have been updated. The latest versions of these components include support for USPS Intelligent Mail barcodes which will enable users to generate all of the barcodes supported by the postal service for discount mailing from a completely native .BAS VBA Module. While this may be of particular significance…
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Display Code 128 Barcodes in Quickbooks

Quickbooks may not allow out-of-the-box barcode generation in their products, but IDAutomation has the solutions to generate linear barcodes in many different versions of this powerful accounting and business software application. Our linear barcode fonts can be integrated into Quickbooks for display on invoices, purchase orders, pick tickets and more. Take a look at our…
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Barcode Solutions for Cognos Environments

Used by more than 23,000 companies globally, IBM’s Cognos software products have been consistent leaders in the performance management software niche of the industry since 2005. The Cognos Business Suite includes a multitude of individual software products, all designed to allow everyday individuals to utilize Cognos to build insightful reporting from otherwise complicated and overwhelming…
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SSRS Barcode Printing & Reporting

Commonly known as SSRS, SQL Server Reporting Services is a powerful reporting platform that enables organizations to build complex reports that improve understanding of a wide range of factors in business including revenue analysis, quality of service, and even the efficiency of a store or websites’ layout. Many organizations choose to integrate SSRS barcodes into…
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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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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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