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Here's How Barcodes Work
Learn how to talk all things barcode with James May from Brit Lab.
Key Facts In This Video
Barcodes are read by lasers as binary code. 00:40
Each "digit" or element of the barcode is divided into seven vertical modules, which are invisible to the naked eye. 01:39
The last digit of a barcode is called the check digit, and it serves as the computer's self-policing system. 03:00
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