OT: Blackberry LifeScan barcode capture



#5

Hi all.

LifeScan is a barcode capture program for most cellphones with cameras. I installed it on my Blackberry and took a snapshot of the barcode on the back of the HP 30b calculator.

After the software processes the scanned barcode, I got this image on my Blackberry:

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u151/topoguy/Capture16_16_6.jpg

it's kinda fun snapping various barcodes of items in my house and finding what they represent. a truly geeky pastime :-)

hpnut in Malaysia

Edited: 19 June 2010, 10:31 a.m.


#6

Hi,

a single barcode contains that much informations, I mean including the enconding of the picture also?!

I am rather surprised. If someone could explain, I would be pleased to learn about this.

Anyway, thanks for posting this.

Kind regards.


Jean-Michel


#7

Oh, I'm sure the barcode number links to a database somewhere that contains all that stuff.


#8

Don is right.


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