A barcode symbology is the name for a type of barcode
One-dimensional (or 1D) barcodes encode data by changing the widths and spacings of parallel lines. Two-dimensional (or 2D) barcodes represent data on both the horizontal and vertical axes. They can represent more data per unit area. It’s important to choose the right barcode for your use case.
Used mainly for camera pose estimation in augmented reality and robotics, developed at the University of Cordoba.
Used to label boarding tickets by the transportation industry.
Used by logistics and healthcare professionals around the world.
Primarily used for labelling telecommunication equipment.
High-density code used for ordering and distribution.
Legacy numerical barcode format with a low data density.
CODE 32 Italian Pharmacode
Used to identify pharmaceutical products in Italy.
Used to label goods across many industries.
Secure barcode used in logistics to track and identify packages.
Used to label small items, goods, and documents.
Used in Direct Part Marking (DPM) applications.
Used to label consumer goods worldwide.
GS1 Composite Codes
Combinations of a linear (1D) barcode and a 2D code.
Used globally by retail outlets for consumer coupons.
IATA 2 of 5
Used by International Air Transport Association (IATA) for managing air cargo.
Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF)
Used to label packaging materials.
Used for mail sorting by the postal service of The Netherlands.
Matrix 2 of 5
From the same family as Code 25 and IATA 2 of 5.
Used for tracking and managing shipments of packages.
Micro QR Code
Used in applications that require a small symbol space.
Space efficient version of PDF417 without start and end patterns.
Used for inventory management in retail environments.
Used in a variety of applications including inventory management.
Posi LAPA 4 State Code
Postal code that uses the same symbol alphabet as RM4SCC.
Used globally for tracking, marketing and more.
Rectangular Micro QR Code
Primarily used for equipment inventory in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
Royal Mail 4-State Customer Code used by the Royal Mail for its Cleanmail service.
Used to label retail goods around the world.
UPU (Universal Postage Union) S18 4-State
UPU 4-state is a variable-length and alphanumeric barcode.
USPS Intelligent Mail
Used by U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mailstream.