61st Anniversary of the Barcode
#HappyBirthdayBarcode
Wasp Barcode Technologies
In honor of the anniversary of the
barcode, Wasp Barcode Technologies wanted to
emphasize the importance of barcodes as we...
That’s right…we’re starting with a zebra. They do look
like a barcode!
Look at those stripes…
just waiting to be scanned…
Barcodes enable quick, accurate data entry
for the healthcare industry, allowing time to
be spent increasing efficiencies ...
A unique national timber tracking system requires that
every legally harvestable tree and every cut log carry a
barcode th...
Barcodes are essential in the education
industry by helping to keep track of
school assets. Tracking assets takes up
valua...
Apparently barcodes are
a fashion statement
now too.
Image Source:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluetigger/338883531/
Specifically for Robin Thicke and Beetle Juice…
Image Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-
movies/robin-th...
QR Codes are being used on plant tags to provide
more information. Shoppers use their
smartphones to scan the QR code and ...
Retail stores are taking advantage of
QR codes as well. Sephora uses
QR codes to give shoppers makeup
demonstrations and i...
There are buildings designed to
look like barcodes.
Check these out:
http://io9.com/buildings-
designed-to-look-like-barco...
Wasp Barcode Technologies
Interested in learning more about barcode
technologies? Visit our website!
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October 7th, 2013 marked the 61st anniversary of the barcode. To observe the event, we put together a slideshow of innovative ways barcodes are being used and 'barcodes in nature'.

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61st Barcode Anniversary - Wasp Barcode Technologies

  1. 1. 61st Anniversary of the Barcode #HappyBirthdayBarcode Wasp Barcode Technologies
  2. 2. In honor of the anniversary of the barcode, Wasp Barcode Technologies wanted to emphasize the importance of barcodes as well as to highlight images of “barcodes in nature.”
  3. 3. That’s right…we’re starting with a zebra. They do look like a barcode!
  4. 4. Look at those stripes… just waiting to be scanned…
  5. 5. Barcodes enable quick, accurate data entry for the healthcare industry, allowing time to be spent increasing efficiencies instead of manually entering data. Find out other benefits of implementing barcode scanners in a healthcare facility. http://budurl.com/HealthcareBarcode Image Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Packaging_an d_labeling
  6. 6. A unique national timber tracking system requires that every legally harvestable tree and every cut log carry a barcode that will allow it to be tracked from its origin to its final destination. Find out more: http://budurl.com/InnovativeBarcodes
  7. 7. Barcodes are essential in the education industry by helping to keep track of school assets. Tracking assets takes up valuable teacher and staff time, interfering with the primary job of education. Barcode technology: • Simplifies asset management • Ensures accuracy, and • Minimizes the time required Keeping labels in a standard location speeds the process and handheld scanners facilitate fast inventory counts. Find out more: http://budurl.com/WaspSchoolAsset Image Source: http://www.plu.edu/helpdesk/support/comp uters-software/barcode.php
  8. 8. Apparently barcodes are a fashion statement now too. Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluetigger/338883531/
  9. 9. Specifically for Robin Thicke and Beetle Juice… Image Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv- movies/robin-thicke-vma-outfit-channels-beetlejuice-article-1.1437273
  10. 10. QR Codes are being used on plant tags to provide more information. Shoppers use their smartphones to scan the QR code and a landing page comes up that provides more information on how to properly care for the specific plant. Image Source: http://blog.cbtnuggets.com/2011/07/what-are-qr-codes-how- to-use-and-make-qr-codes/
  11. 11. Retail stores are taking advantage of QR codes as well. Sephora uses QR codes to give shoppers makeup demonstrations and instructions for cosmetics. See how other retailers are using QR codes: http://www.slideshare.net/nellymoser /qr-codes-inretail2011 Image Source: http://www.waspbarcode.com/buzz/5 -ways-qr-codes/
  12. 12. There are buildings designed to look like barcodes. Check these out: http://io9.com/buildings- designed-to-look-like-barcodes- 569396673 Image Source: http://io9.com/buildings- designed-to-look-like-barcodes- 569396673
  13. 13. Wasp Barcode Technologies Interested in learning more about barcode technologies? Visit our website!

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