Infographic: The 60th anniversary of the barcode


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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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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.


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


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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.