barcode reader


barcode reader
barcode reader (BCR) - A component in certain mail processing equipment that reads and interprets the barcode applied to a mailpiece.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • barcode sorter — (BCS) A computerized machine that sorts letter size mail by using a barcode reader to interpret an imprinted barcode. This machine consists of a mail feed and transport unit, barcode reader, stacker module, and associated electronic equipment… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • barcode scanner — barcode reader or barcode scanner noun An optical device which can read barcode data and translate them into digital signals for processing • • • Main Entry: ↑bar …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Barcode — A graphical representation of a product s identifying information formed by a two dimensional pattern of black and white shapes. Barcodes are able to be read by optical devices, such as a barcode reader or scanner, and are most commonly composed… …   Investment dictionary

  • reader — /ˈridə / (say reeduh) noun 1. someone who reads. 2. a book intended for instruction and practice in reading. 3. someone employed to read and report on manuscripts, etc., submitted for publication. 4. someone who reads or recites before an… …   Australian English dictionary


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