EN 1556:1998

Bar coding - Terminology

Publication date:   Dec 27, 2006

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90.60 Close of review   Sep 2, 2017


CEN/TC 225 AIDC technologies

European Norm

01.040.35   Information technology (Vocabularies) | 35.040.50   Automatic identification and data capture techniques



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This European Standard defines a number of technical and other terms applicable to bar code technology, which are used in the standards produced by CEN TC225 and may be encountered elsewhere in bar coding standards produced by other organizations. Definitions given are in the context of bar coding and the terms so defined may customarily have a wider meaning than that shown in this Standard. Translations of the terms defined into the two other official languages of CEN are also shown to facilitate cross-reference.

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EN 1556:1998
90.60 Close of review
Sep 2, 2017