Devices such as scanners and verifiers, used to decode (read) the bar codes stamped on products.
Barcode decoders are hardware devices that convert the information in barcodes to a digital format.
Barcode printers are used to output barcode data in printed form.
Barcode scanners are designed to read imprinted bar / matrix code symbologies. Barcode scanners can be slot card scanners, fixed mount scanners, or hand-held scanners.
Barcode software identifies or decodes barcode symbology, generates output strings corresponding to barcode values, creates barcode fonts, prints barcodes, and/or performs tracking, etc.