You might have thought that barcodes were used on products, which are sold in stores. But now a days, barcodes are used for many purposes, to carry and retain the information, which can be scanned even in small place. Here are some barcode label uses, such as:
Product pricing: This is the most well known use of the barcode on labels which are affixed on the products, in stores through out the world. With out any need of the manual assistance, the price of the product will be imported into the cash register, when the barcode scanner pass over the barcodes.
ID cards: Now a days, there are many id cards, which have barcodes on them. Barcodes on the id card can be scanned through a swipe card system. Barcode on id cards can be used to record employees’ clocking on and clocking off times. Simple and straight forward security measure for building also can be provided by them.
Documents: sometimes barcode labels are put on different documents, when they have been returned to the government offices or other organizations. Those barcode labels on documents are used to record the date and time of that documents were returned and to record the information about the person who did such work.
Events: Barcode are also used on the event tickets, to identify whether such tickets are genuine or not. Those tickets are scanned, when people enter to attend an event. How many people attend an event can known by this information.
Other uses: These barcodes are used to store the important information about patients. They are also used to track the mails and other items.
In this way, barcodes labels are used in may ways. However they are used to have more convenience and flexibility in work.