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Month: January 2012

Data Matrix Codes vs. QR Codes

The use of Quick Response Codes, or QR Codes, is on the rise. You’ve probably seen them just about everywhere recently. But what makes QR Codes different from other Data Matrix Codes, and which code type is right for your bar code application? A Data Matrix Code is a two-dimensional (2D) code that consists of black and …

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Testing Facility Finds Efficiency with Camcode CMMS Asset Tags

Colorado Engineering Experiment Station, Inc. (CEESI) is an industrial test facility that calibrates flow meters which are used to measure fluid through a variety of types of equipment. They calibrate a wide array of flow meters including large meters for energy companies and small tubing for the medical industry. Looking to improve efficiency in inventory …

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Need a CMMS Asset Tag with Paint Resistance?

Camcode’s Metalphoto® CMMS Asset Tag with Teflon® is designed with a slick non-stick surface to shed paint and improve resistance to highly caustic or acidic environments. This label is constructed of an anodized aluminum face stock (thicknesses from .008″ to .063″), with a laminated or fused Teflon coating, and high-performance permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive or holes …

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UID Labels and Solutions Available Through New On-Site System

Camcode specializes in preprinted UID labels, though we also recognize there are situations that require the benefits of on-site marking. When lead times are short or customers need access to real time production of labels, on-site printing is the solution. On-site marking also gives users more control, allowing them to make changes at a moment’s …

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Decoding Symbologies

Symbologies are what makes the bar code portion of an asset tag useful. Symbologies are systems of encoded data in a bar code that scanners or bar code readers can decode and process the stored data. The first step toward understanding symbologies is to review some key terms. Character set:  Range of data characters that …

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