Barcode Labels Archive

Using barcodes at work

Barcodes are an excellent way of keeping track of items in an office or other place of work. If each and every item has a barcode attached, the ease with which they can be found and identified is simple for all to see.
Barcodes can be seen to be useful in a number of ways:

Using custom barcode labels and asset tags

If you need to provide a way of identifying all the assets you have there is no better way than using barcode labels or asset tags. These labels are the perfect device to use for every type of business and because they are available in a wide range of designs they are suitable for general office use or suitable for use in a factory environment.

QR codes used to be used by British Waterways

British Waterways are looking for education volunteers to help teach young people about the importance of the rivers and canals in Bingley.

It is British Waterways plan to show visitors to Five Rise Locks animations on how the lock system works, so that they have a greater understanding of the engineering feat. The team of volunteers will show school groups, families on trips and other groups the lock system and will hope to develop their further understanding of the canal network.

Using weather-proof barcode labels

If you use barcode labels or asset tags in your factory you’ll be aware of the many benefits they possess. However, in some environments standard barcode labels might not be able to cope with the demands they are put under. In these environments you might need a type of barcode label which can withstand a great deal of wear and tear.

Situations which might need durable barcode labels include:

Durable asset labels and durable barcode labels

Standard asset labels and barcode labels usually come in an easy-to-stick on paper format which provide easy identification of products. But if the asset label is likely to be damaged in any way paper is perhaps not the best substrate to use. Because of this asset label companies have introduced a range of asset labels which are not only easy to stick on but are also extremely durable and suitable for rough and tough applications.

Rugby club install barcode scanners and let supports print their own tickets

Edinburgh Rugby have realised that they can make access to their games quick and simple using barcodes.

The rugby club have just introduced a new ‘print your match ticket at home’ system, which lets supports print their own ticket which features two unique barcodes. These barcodes can then be scanned at the turnstiles and entrance to the game is thus made quick and simple.

Are cheap barcode labels any good?

Everyone has seen a barcode on a product they have purchased. They are a set of thick and thin black parallel lines with a set of numbers beneath them.

Barcodes are used as a way of attaching some form of data to an item without the need for the information to be printed on the item. The barcode’s lines are read by an optical machine and this information can be referenced against a database which contains information about that particular item. When they were first introduced barcodes were just a set of parallel lines, they are now however available in a range of formats made up of dots, hexagons and even rectangles.

Why do I need barcode labels?

If you run a small business you can instantly make your business more efficient by using barcode labels and asset tags.

If you are fed up with human error causing havoc to your stock taking processes and are searching for an easy way to gain accurate stock identification results, then you should take a look at barcode labels.

Barcode labels give accurate results

The barcode scanner in everyone’s pocket

It seems that barcodes are getting more attention than ever if a recent news release is anything to go by.

It has been reported that eBay app RedLaser, the iPhone barcode scanning app, has now been downloaded more than two million times in the UK. The app lets iPhone users, and Android users, scan barcodes, QR codes and UPC codes so they can get the best deals while shopping.

Barcodes on banana trees

We are all familiar with that barcodes that appear on just about every item that we buy. But barcodes aren’t just confined to being used on goods or produce; they are also used in many other innovative ways.

A banana plantation owner from Western Australia has just started to barcode her banana trees so that she can keep a digital record of her fruit. Darrell Munro from Munro’s Plantation in Carnarvon says:

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