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Analysis: Laser-Based Barcode Scanners vs. 2D Imagers for Barcode Scanning

While other technologies exist for barcode scanning, today laser-based decoders and 2D imagers for decoding are arguably the most popular. But, is one overall better than the other or do each have unique advantages depending on the application?   General Technology Overview Laser-based barcode scanners have been around for decades. They usually are made of components including moving mirrors. So, laser barcode scanners...

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