Barcode labels are now popularly used for asset tracking and data management. They have also replaced the traditional method of pricing products manually. A barcode comprises of a continuous series of black stripes and white spaces of different widths. This barcode is usually printed onto products to uniquely identify them.
As many symbols are included in the coding, they can only be properly read and interpreted using a barcode scanner and computer software. Barcode labels are used in different applications for quick billing, precise calculations and for maintaining a record of inventory.