Updated library released by developer WinSoft for optical barcode recognition is now available for Delphi Berlin to use in your own applications. This library supports a variety of barcodes such as: PC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Codabar, ITF, RSS-14, RSS-Expanded, QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec and PDF 417. Some of the barcodes you can easily recognize like QR code, seen in many applications, mobile or desktop, Data Matrix code, used to store a large quantity of data or EAN-13 probably the most common. At the library core sits Zxing (“zebra crossing”) which is a powerful open-source, multi-format 1D/2D barcode image processing library implemented in Java. For those who develop mobile applications, the library is also available for Android platform (when deploying make sure you use Delphi Berlin and add core-3.3.1-SNAPSHOT.jar to your device) and C++ Builder. When using this library, you have the option to read a barcode by scanning it using the camera, taking a photo or just loading it from a picture file. For the developers who want to study the code, the full source for the library is provided but only in the full version and demos for Delphi and Android. Also, once you purchase the library, you can use it freely in your applications.
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