IEEE CTS Computer Society San Antonio - Bar Codes are Everywhere

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Program: Bar Codes are Everywhere! by Tom O'Brien, Life Senior Member IEEE


A discussion of the history of Bar Codes and the current state of Bar Code scanning technology. Demonstration of a typical handheld 2-D scanning device.



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  • 1 Camino Santa Maria
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • United States 78228
  • Building: University Center
  • Room Number: Conference Room B

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  • Starts 01 January 2017 12:00 AM
  • Ends 17 January 2017 12:00 PM
  • All times are US/Central
  • No Admission Charge
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Tom O'Brien

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History, Technology, and Applications of Bar Codes

The presentation will cover the beginnings of bar codes and the technology associated with them, along with several example applications.  A typical handheld 2-D scanner wil be used to demonstrate the versatility and robustness of modern bar codes.

Biography:

Tom O'Brien earned a BSEE from Texas A&M University and a MS from Southern Methodist University.  His career has included avionics, scientific computing, airline reservations, online financial systems, spacecraft robotics, electronic commerce, and software productivity applications.  He joined IRE (a predecessor of IEEE) as a student, and has been Chapter Chair of Computer Society, Communications Society, and Life Member groups.  Besides volunteering with IEEE, he works with youth Robotics programs. amateur radio, and community education.

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Tom O'Brien

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History, Technology, and Applications of Bar Codes

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