General Features

  • Barcode image generation
  • Barcode image scanning, detection, and decoding
  • Support for more than 60 symbologies, including 1D, 2D, and postal barcode types
  • Customization of barcode appearance-related properties
  • Image rotation
  • Encoding and decoding non-English characters in 2D types
  • Optimization of recognition engine variables
  • Data loading and saving to a stream or a file
  • Label printing
  • Support for complex barcodes (i.e. Swiss QR Code and Royal Mail Mailmark)
  • JSP, Servlet support

Barcode Recognition

  • Barcode scanning at any angle
  • Support for common image raster and vector formats, including JPEG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, and GIF
  • Support for image resolution from 75 to 600 dpi
  • Support for the detection of damaged, blurred or noised images
  • Possibility to determine target barcode detection regions in a source image
  • Possibility to define target barcode types for recognition
  • Optimization of recognition engine variables to achieve the desired trade-off between reading speed and quality through manual settings or embedded presets
  • Detection of all barcodes displayed in the scanned region
  • Checksum validation for 1D and postal barcodes
  • Increasing barcode detection speed through multithread barcode recognition

Barcode Generation

  • Barcode generation with customized settings
  • Customization of barcode image appearance (size, resolution, height, background color, bar color, rotation angle, X-dimension, image quality, captions, wide-to-narrow-ratio, and others)
  • Saving generated barcode images in various raster and vector image formats: JPEG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, GIF, EMF, and SVG
  • Customization of encoding types and parameters
  • Support for checksum controls (for 1D barcodes) and supplement data
  • Customization of the wide-to-narrow ratio for some symbologies to improve recognition accuracy
  • Support for Error Checking and Correcting (ECC) or Extended Channel Interpretation (ECI) modes

Barcode Imaging

  • Customization barcode image borders, border color, style, margins, and width
  • Customization fo barcode image color, caption color, text color, background color, and bar color
  • Customization of bar height
  • Customization of barcode caption appearance
  • Barcode rotation to any degree
  • Customization of quality and resolution settings for generated barcode images
  • Anti-aliasing for barcode images
  • Size unit selection
  • Auto-sizing of barcode labels
  • Rendering images on any device