Claricom ready for GSI databar.
The latest version of Claricom's renowned CLARiSOFT software for Package Coding Management (PCM (1) See phase change memory.
(2) (Plug Compatible Manufacturer) An organization that makes a computer or electronic device that is compatible with an existing machine. ) includes a number of enhancements, including compatibility with the latest GS1 DataBar GS1 DataBar [formerly Reduced Space Symbology (RSS)] is a family of linear components of composite symbols that includes:
Previously known as Reduced Space Symbology sym·bol·o·gy
1. The study or interpretation of symbols or symbolism.
2. The use of symbols.
1. the study and interpretation of symbols. Also called symbolism. (RSS (Really Simple Syndication) A syndication format that was developed by Netscape in 1999 and became very popular for aggregating updates to blogs and the news sites. RSS has also stood for "Rich Site Summary" and "RDF Site Summary. ) barcodes, GS1 DataBar has been endorsed by GS1 for global, unrestricted trade item identification from 1 January 2010 onwards.
Claricom's decision to adopt the technology well in advance of that deadline demonstrates its commitment to holding the largest portfolio of real-time coding and labelling driver connectivity.
"GS1 DataBar is fast becoming an invaluable tool to the global supply chain, so our decision to make CLARiSOFT ready now reflects the format's growing popularity in addition to future-proofing the software in readiness for 2010," said James Butcher, managing director of Claricom.
GS1 DataBar is an important asset to the supply chain for two reasons. Firsdy, while it is smaller than the current EAN/UPC barcode it can carry more information, enabling GTIN GTIN Global Trade Item Number (RosettaNet XML e-commerce)
GTIN Global Trade Identification Number (GS1)
GTIN Gene Therapy Information Network identification of hard-to-mark products such as fresh fruit.
GS1 DataBar also provides a robust solution for suppliers and retailers that desire more space on their packaging for branding and additional information.
The second key benefit of GS1 DataBar is that it can carry GS1 Application Identifiers such as serial numbers, lot numbers and expiration dates, which creates enhanced opportunities in terms of product authentication and traceability.
Claricom has worked closely with GS1 to ensure that CLARiSOFT fully supports the GS1 DataBar barcode.
The addition of the new GS1 DataBar standard is backed by several further enhancements to CLARiSOFT Version 4.314. These include compatibility with the latest Imaje 9000 series inkjet printers and with Avery-Weightronix machines, support for the latest GS1 standards for 2D DataMatrix barcodes and compatibility with the new Windows Vista The current version of Windows for the desktop. It was released in late 2006 for businesses and early 2007 for consumers.
Vista adds numerous features, including improved security and advanced multimedia capabilities. operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. .
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