GS1 128 (Global Standard1 128)
formerly known as UCC/EAN 128, is an expansion of Code
128 barcode symbology. GS1 128 was initiated to provide
an international standard to transfer information
between diverse companies.
GS1-128 barcode symbology can also be
known with EAN/UCC-128, EAN-128, and UCC-128.
Structure of GS1 128 Barcode
GS1 128 barcode symbology structure cosists of the subsequent elements:
1. Code 128 start character.
2. Code 128 FNC1 character.
FNC1 code is used to recognize barcodes synchronized
with GS1 128 standard.
3. Application Identifier.
Application Identifier composed of 2, 3 or 4 digit number employed to distinguish type of next data.
4. Encoded message.
5. Symbol check character.
6. Stop character.
1. GS1 128 is used to reassign additional information with batch number, use before dates, quantities, weights and numerous attributes
together with package in order to set up a standard way of exchange.
2. Implemented to track logistics units, manufacturer products, trade elements etc.
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