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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How to Choose the Right Adhesive for your Barcode Labels

When deciding on adhesive-backed barcode labels, you want the adhesive to be reliable. Its job is to consistently attach the label to an asset for that asset’s entire lifespan. So choosing the right adhesives for your barcode labels is key and requires some consideration. In what environment will the label reside (indoors or outdoors)? On …

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Who's Ready for an Animated Tattoo Using QR Codes?

If you think you’ve seen QR codes everywhere, look again.  QR codes are gaining in popularity, particularly for marketing and promotional purposes.  But take a look at the newest application for QR codes – a QR code tattoo that creates an animated tattoo! Using a mobile barcode scanning app, a new QR code tattoo transforms …

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Durable Barcode Labels from Camcode Gain Underwriters Laboratories Approval

Camcode’s Metalphoto® products and processes have recently been certified as part of the Underwriters Laboratories® (UL) Authorized Label Supplier Program.  An independent safety certification organization, UL has been testing products and writing standards for safety for more than a century. As part of the Authorized Label Supplier program, we are approved to print the UL …

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Camcode Traffic Sign Asset Tags Help Meet FHWA Requirements

We’ve added new traffic sign asset tags to our line of durable asset tags used for asset tracking and management. These new tags help cities and municipalities identify, control and track traffic signs, as well as assist with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) retroreflectivity compliance requirements found in the revised Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices …

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Traffic Sign Asset Tags from Camcode Showcased at TRACON 2011 May 3-5

Camcode a global leader in bar code solutions for asset tracking and property management applications, will exhibit at the TRACON (Traffic Control) 2011 – 25th Annual Conference and Equipment show, May 3-5, 2011 in Sacramento, Calif. Sponsored by the Traffic Control Supervisors Association (TCSA), TRACON is designed to allow for education and networking for city …

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