Barcode is basically the pictorial representation of data for the product to which it is attached. This is a precise method of representing the manufacturing data of a product and is generally read by a specialized optical barcode reading machines, scanners, applications for devices like smartphones and printers. This is a widely known method for presenting data and comes featured in a large number of products. You may also have this barcode in an image format or in a PDF for which, you require an application to read this barcode. ClearImage Barcode SDK v.7.0 is a Software Development Kit for developing such an application.
ClearImage Barcode SDK v.7.0 by Inlite Research Inc. is a freeware package for developers to integrate barcode reading abilities in their applications. The application is equipped with quick and accurate barcode recognition ability to read commonly used 1D and 2D barcodes. Some of the barcodes which it can seamlessly recognize are 1D barcodes like UPC, Code 128, Code 39 etc.; 2D barcodes such as PDF 417, Datamatrix, QR; Postal barcodes like USPS Intelligent Mail and barcodes on driving licenses. The application includes an intelligent application programming interface for reading barcodes for TIFF, JPEG and other image files, faxed documents and PDF documents regardless of the quality of the document or image. The SDK includes a comprehensive manual and extensive code samples for various languages like VB, C#, C++ using COM (ActiveX) and .NET APIs. Apart from this, this SDK can create a 32 or 64 bit barcode based Windows Service, Web server or application.
Overall, ClearImage Barcode SDK v.7.0 equips the application with the ready ability for reading barcodes and is highly useful for getting instant details about the product and its authenticity, hence it bags a stellar score of four and a half rating points on the scale of five.