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BarProof

Barcode Verification Barcode Decoder

BarProof is a barcode verification tool that builds quality into your process by taking it all the way upstream to your PDF files. BarProof automatically locates and verifies all barcodes on a label, carton or press sheet and grades each according to CEN/ANSI/ISO standards. Bar width reduction (BWR) and magnification measurements are also provided.

BarProof verifies and decodes 1D and 2D barcodes including UPC, Data Matrix and QR.

The BarProof barcode verification module is available as an option with ArtProof, and ScanProof.

Grade Barcodes in PDF Files – Unique in the Market

BarProof is the only barcode verification and decoder tool available for PDF files that provides grading, bar width reduction and magnification measurements, guaranteeing scannable barcodes at the checkout counter.

Bar Width Reduction

BWR is critical during the pre-press process in order to compensate for different packaging materials and ink spread during production. By verifying BWR values in PDF files upstream in the process, brand owners can be assured that barcodes will achieve expected quality levels

Barcode Grading Criteria

Decode – Checks the difference between the minimum and maximum reflectance of the scan line Symbol Contrast – Checks that the minimum reflectance is less than half of the maximum reflectance Minimum Reflectance – Checks the smallest edge contrast found in the scan line
Minimum Edge Contrast – Checks the ratio of the minimum edge contrast to the symbol contrast Modulation – Checks the ratio of the minimum edge contrast to the symbol contrast Defects – Checks for reflectance non-uniformity along the scan line Decodability – Checks the accuracy of the barcode printing and image in relation to the appropriate symbology reference decode algorithm Decode & grade 1D & 2D barcodes including Data Matrix, QR, MicroQR

Supported Symbologies:

Decoding and Grading
• Codabar
• Code 39
• Code 128
• Interleaved 2 of 5
• Pharma Code
• RSS-14
• RSS-14 Stacked
• RSS-Expanded
• RSS-Expanded Stacked
• RSS-Limited
• EAN/UPC (13 Digits)
• EAN/UPC (8 Digits)
• UPC-A

Decoding Only
• UPC-E Code 11
• MSI
• TElepen

Benefits
• Bar width reduction measurement
• Barcode magnification measurement
• Decode & grade 1D & 2D barcodes including Data Matrix, QR, MicroQR
• Grade each barcode according to CEN/ANSI/ISO standards
• Verifies and decodes linear 1D and 2D barcodes
• Color coded pass / fail reporting for barcodes
• 21 CFR Part 11 / EMA Annex 11 compliant
• Integrates with ScanProof print inspection solution

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