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Alphanumeric Bar Code

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053341D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Shine, RD Williams, DD [+details]

Abstract

The universal product code (UPC) is wellknown, but limited to the ten characters 0 through 9. There is described herein a UPC-compatible bar code, which can be designated to represent the complete EBCDIC 256character set.