Infographic: The 60th anniversary of the barcode

By Jos
Oct 3, 2012
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  1. October 7th marks the 60th anniversary of the barcode, and to celebrate the milestone, Wasp Barcode Technologies has created an infographic highlighting a few fun facts about the technology.

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  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,675   +389

    Aside from produce almost everything you can buy at a grocery store or 'big box' stores still use the 70s style ones. At least in the US.
  3. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Evangelist Posts: 690   +207

    Anyone notice where the two examples in the lower left corner of the samples of codes points to ;)
  4. Emexrulsier

    Emexrulsier TS Addict Posts: 442   +28

    Yeah to nothing exciting :D
  5. Thrilling stuff.
  6. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,533   +48

    Don't remember buying a product that didn't have the 70s version of the code on if I'm honest. Some of the later ones I've first seen right here and now.
  7. cathyhill345

    cathyhill345 TS Rookie

    Have you heard of 3D barcode types? The world can not stop the barcode development.

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