Barcode EAN UPC Code Details

EAN-13:  European(International) Article Number by GS1
UPC : Universal Code : Universal Product Code
ISBN : International Standard Barcode Number
GTIN : Global Trade Item No.
QR Code : Quick Response Code

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An item incorporating a barcode with prefix number '890' signifies ownership by an Indian organization. GS1 manages several types of barcodes including one-dimensional (1D) barcodes such as GS1 EAN/UPC, GS1-128, ITF-14 and GS1 DataBar, and two-dimensional (2D) barcodes such as GS1 DataMatrix and GS1 QR Code etc.
GS1 is a not-for-profit organization that develops and maintains global standards for business communication. The best known of these standards is the barcode, a symbol printed on products that can be scanned electronically. GS1 barcodes are scanned more than six billion times every day.

Nowadays, Chinese businessmen know that consumers do not prefer products 'made in china', so they don't show from which country it is made. However, you may now refer to the barcode, remember if the first 3 digits is 690-695 then it is Made in China .
 QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed in 1994 for the automotive industry in Japan. A barcode is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached.
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Formula to create EAN 13 Barcode Check Sum Digit is :
[{1+3+5+7+9+11} + {(2+4+6+8+10+10)X3}]=X 
(Find Xth - 10th Multiply Nearest or Equal Figure) Eg. if X = 91 then 10th Nearest Figure is 100
Then Subtract X from this Figure. i.e. (100-X(91) = 9)
So "9" is your last Check Sum Digit to generate Perfect EAN-13 Barcode.

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