Bar Coding

Code Blue

Suppliers voice concern that bar code quality and other issues could undercut the safety goal of FDA's rule.

By John Conroy

Nutec Systems (Lawrenceville, NJ) manufactures digital ink-jet printing technology designed for printing 2-D Data Matrix bar codes.
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GS1 Renames Reduced Space Symbology as GS1 DataBar

In a move that caught many automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) industry professionals by surprise, GS1 announced on February 14 at its annual meeting of national member organizations (such as GS1 US, GS1 Canada, GS1 UK, etc.), that it was changing the name of Reduced Space Symbology, often referred to as RSS, to GS1 DataBar.

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Accuracy Improvements Help Manufacturer Save Time-and Lives

Seconds count during a heart attack. That’s why precision counts at Biosite, which manufactures test panels for use in a portable analyzer for determining what type of heart attack is occurring within 15 minutes. Traditional lab tests usually require one or two hours.