Subject Re[2]: [IBO] OT: Barcode Recognition Components
Author Daniel Rail

At June 5, 2003, 14:08, Damian Dowling wrote:

> At 17:10 05/06/2003, you wrote:
>> > First, sorry for being off topic. I am looking for a royalty free
>> component
>> > that can do barcode recognition on images in memory with out costing
>> the earth.
>> >
>> > Does anyone have any suggestions?
>>The one that I use came with the scanner. i.e. the scanner
>>outputs data rather than images.
>>What format of images are you thinking off and what bar
>>code. The 'algoithms' for doing the conversion are not
>>difficult if you have a clean bitmap. The clever bit that
>>the scanners do is scale for distance and scan rate. So
>>where are oyu wanting to use it?
>>Lester Caine

> We have a high speed flatbed scanner scanning delivery docs printed out by
> my app, as such i can print any type of barcode on the document. What i
> need is something that i can pass a bitmap, jpg, etc to that will scan the
> image for any barcode and return the data read.

> The documents can be a bit dirty but are generally good quality.

You might want to take a look at the Barcode Suite from Skyline Tools
( ). I must warn that it is a high price for
the component, and that the image has to be a black and white(one-bit

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (