[nycphp-talk] Barcodes

sequethin at sequethin at
Fri Aug 7 08:05:42 EDT 2009

So it would be something like OCR for barcodes? I would be interested in that as well. I hate to say this but... Isn't there "an app for that"? 
(Sorry for the top post my blackberry is being a PITA)

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From: David Krings
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Rolan Yang wrote:
> Many barcode reading devices act as a keyboard emulator via USB or PS2 
> connector.
> Ajai Khattri wrote:
>> Im looking for an algorithm or description of how someone would go 
>> about reading the barcode from an image. Are there any libraries out 
>> there that I can use?

I think the question is to read it from an image, not the actual barcode using 
a scanner.

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