Information technology - Automatic identification and data capture techniques - EAN/UPC bar code symbology specification
|Publication Date:||15 December 2009|
|ICS Code (Graphical symbols for use on information technology and telecommunications technical drawings and in relevant technical product documentation):||01.080.50|
|ICS Code (Information coding):||35.040|
This International Standard specifies the requirements for the bar code symbology known as EAN/UPC. It specifies EAN/UPC symbology characteristics, data character encodation, dimensions, tolerances, decoding algorithms and parameters to be defined by applications. It specifies the Symbology Identifier prefix strings for EAN/UPC symbols.
Data content and the rules governing the use of this symbology are outside the scope of this International Standard; they are defined in the GS1 General Specifications (see bibliography).