A label with a series of bars that can be either keyed in or read by a scanner to identify an item and determine its cost.
A coding system consisting of 11 bars of varying widths for product identification of consumer items, typically scanned at the retail point-of-sale.
A 10-digit machine-readable bar code placed on consumer products.
Bar code used for electronic entry.
A preprinted product and price code consisting of vertical bars that appears on the backs of mass market paperbacks and innumerable other consumer goods. UPCs are electronically scanned for sale prices in supermarkets and other mass market chains.
Code bar found on almost all products sold by the majority of retail stores.
The standard bar code symbol for retail food packages in the United States.
UPC is a bar code symbology used primarily in retail industries. A LXE terminal parameter that allows the user to activate the UPC decode algorithm so that UPC-A and UPC-E bar code labels can be read.
code consisting of a series of vertical bars of variable width that are scanned by a laser; printed on consumer product packages to identify the item for a computer that provides the price and registers inventory information
Machine-readable bar codes used for labeling products.
UPC is a barcode symbology that encodes numeric data only. It is used primarily in the retail industry to barcode products. There are two versions of UPC, UPC Version A which is a 12 digit symbology and UPC Version E which is a 6 digit symbology.
A set of numbered vertical bars appearing on the labels or packs of goods and which can be read by scanner systems. These numbers and bars constitute a code containing such information as country of origin, supplier, product category, product size, pack type and price.
A computer code identifying a product. An electronic scanner reads the code and sends the information to a central computer. Also known as bar code.
A 10-digit, numeric code that uniquely distinguishes products.
The standard bar code type for retail products in the U.S.
The familiar 11-digit bar code consisting of machine-readable vertical bars of varying thickness with the numbers, which they represent, appearing below them. The first 5 digits of a UPC denotes the manufacturer and the second 5 digits denotes the product (the company's discretion). In the USA, an 11th digit describes the industry. Negatives of the UPC for reproduction can be ordered in any of several sizes. See also BARCODE ISBN ISSN SKU
A classification for coding data onto products by a series of thick and thin vertical lines. It lets retailers record data instantaneously as to the model number, size, color, and other factors when an item is sold, and to transmit the data to a computer monitoring unit sales, inventory levels, and other factors. The UPC is not readable by humans.
A standard for encoding a set of lines and spaces that can be scanned and interpreted into numbers to identify a product.
A numbering and bar coding system for product identification of consumer items, typically scanned at the retail point-of-sale.
A generic term that refers to the UCC-12 Data Structure encoded in a UPC-A or UPC-E Bar Code Symbol.
A number and bar code that identifies products, which is scannable.
(UPC) Most commonly a 12-digit bar code pattern adopted by the U.S. grocery industry, which identifies the number system character (type of encoded product), five-digit manufacturer number assigned by the UCC, five-digit product code assigned by the manufacturer, and a modulo 10 check digit as the 12th character. The code is numeric, and there are other versions. Version E accommodates six digits, and Version D is a 12 + n-digit version.
a 12-digit bar code symbol adopted by the grocery industry, which identifies the number system character, five-digit manufacturer number assigned by the UCC, five-digit product number assigned by the manufacturer, and a modulo 10 check digit as the 12th character. Nominal dimensions for the U.P.C. symbol include an element width of 13 mils with a tolerance of (±) 4 mils.
A bar code printed on most consumer goods that indicates the manufacturer of the good as well as the product itself. It can be read by a scanner input device for computer processing.
The barcode standard used in North America. It is administered by the Uniform Code Council. Back to the alphabetical list at the top. Back to the alphabetical list at the top.
(n) See UPC.
The Universal Product Code (UPC) is one of a wide variety of bar code languages called symbologies. The UPC is the barcode widely used in the United States and Canada for items in stores.