> >David Glick wrote:
> >> I am interested in finding RF scanners that will scan bar codes and
> >> display Canji characters, using the UTF-8 encoding. Does
> >> anyone know of anything of this sort?
> >Check out this:
> > http://www.aimi.org/standards/standards_in_progress.htm
> >_ Marco
> What I think that Marco is referencing here is the development of
> a bar code standard for "Ultracode" designed to encode Unicode 3.0
> as its native character set, with UTF-8 as its default input/output.
> Ultracode is designed to be printed with direct marking processes
> (including a stencil and spray can)and is error-correcting so it
> can withstand poor printing and extreme symbol damage.
> Color Ultracode also encodes Unicode 3.0 using UTF-8 but is twice
> as dense since it uses alternating CMYK and RGBK cell columns
> instead of B/W cell columns.
> Please contact me (the designer) directly if you want more info. I
> have a 2 page overview of it or you get the entire 106 page spec
> draft if you suffer from severe insomnia!
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