AIM (Warrendale, PA), the international association focusing on bar codes, RFID, and enterprise mobile computing, has published DotCode, a rectangular matrix symbology. AIM reports that the code is designed for machine-readable coding with existing, in-market high-speed industrial printing equipment.
GS1 will be holding its bar code certification program known as the “GS1 US Bar Codes and eCom Bar Code Consultant program” at its New Jersey offices November 11-12. Described as an intensive two days of classroom instruction on GS1 General Specifications, the program will conclude with an open book test. Participants that score ≥80% correct on this test will be granted a Certificate of Completion as GS1 US Bar Codes and eCom Bar Code Consultants. This certificate indicates the consultant is trained in the GS1 General Specifications and its application.