A post by 'The Ink Type’ for the inkjet Ink company 'Kao Collins Inc.' has researched the history behind the bar code and analysed the quality of it. The invention of the bar code was an innovative one, particularly for the field of marking and coding and back in 1952 it was granted a patent. This meant that the owners Norman Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver were given the legal right to prohibit others from making and using their invention. Woodland and Silver paved the way for the future of linking an image code to a price or other data. This was by filing for the patent describing both the linear (borrowing elements from Morse code and movie soundtrack technologies) and bull’s-eye bar code systems in 1949.
The clothing industry thrives on being able to produce collections of clothes seasonally, think of spring, summer, fall and winter clothing lines. With new clothing to be produced every three months, it’s important that many clothing manufacturers can print both quickly and affordably.
From lottery tickets to pharmaceutical bottles, security ink keeps customers and businesses safe. As inkjet technology evolves, so too does the range of applications for security inks. The market for security ink is expected to be a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4%.