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ZBar Android SDK version 0.1 released

We now have support for building ZBar on Android! This initial release adds basic image scanning functionality. Future releases will work towards feature parity with the iPhone SDK.

Download the binary:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/zbar/files/AndroidSDK/ZBarAndroidSDK-0.1.zip

This file contains the necessary classes and libraries for integrating ZBar into your Android project. It also includes a simple example.... read more

Posted by Lisa Huang 2012-03-11

ZBar iPhone SDK version 1.0 released

We are finally moving to binary releases of the library for iPhone development! These beta tested releases should help improve stability and give you well defined upgrade points to develop against.

Download the latest disk image:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/zbar/files/iPhoneSDK/ZBarSDK-1.0.dmg

This image contains everything you need - the library and headers, ready-to-build examples, an improved tutorial and even... documentation! =-O... read more

Posted by spadix 2010-09-20

ZBar bar code reader iOS 4 updates available

iOS 4 offers several exciting enhancements for applications using ZBar - specifically of interest are the direct access to capture frames and continuous auto-focus. With the public release of iOS 4, the NDA covering the APIs has been lifted and we can finally push our integration with these new features! Combined with a few other recent improvements, the new library offers higher frame rates, shorter decode times, fewer rejections and support for smaller and longer symbols than before.... read more

Posted by spadix 2010-06-24

ZBar bar code reader version 0.9 released

ZBar is an open source software suite for reading bar codes from
various sources, such as video streams, image files and raw intensity
sensors. It supports many popular symbologies (types of bar codes)
including EAN-13/UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, Code 128, Code 39 and
Interleaved 2 of 5. Included with the library are basic applications
for decoding captured bar code images and using a video device (eg,
webcam) as a bar code scanner. For application developers, language
bindings are included for C, C++, Python and Perl as well as GUI
widgets for Qt, GTK and PyGTK.... read more

Posted by spadix 2009-08-31

ZBar bar code reader version 0.8 released

ZBar Bar Code Reader is a library for scanning and decoding bar codes from various sources such as video streams, image files or raw intensity sensors. It supports EAN/UPC, Code 128, Code 39 and Interleaved 2 of 5. Included with the library are basic applications for decoding captured bar code images and using a video device (eg, webcam) as a bar code scanner. For application developers, language bindings are included for C, C++, Python and Perl as well as GUI widgets for Qt, GTK and PyGTK.... read more

Posted by spadix 2009-06-05

ZBar bar code reader switches to Mercurial for SCM

ZBar Bar Code Reader is a library for scanning and decoding bar codes from various sources such as video streams, image files or raw intensity sensors. It supports EAN/UPC, Code 128, Code 39 and Interleaved 2 of 5. Included with the library are basic applications for decoding captured bar code images and using a video device (eg, webcam) as a bar code scanner. For application developers, language bindings are included for C, C++, Python and Perl as well as GUI widgets for Qt, GTK and PyGTK.... read more

Posted by spadix 2009-06-05

ZBar bar code reader version 0.7 released

ZBar Bar Code Reader is a library for scanning and decoding bar codes from various sources such as video streams, image files or raw intensity sensors. It supports EAN/UPC, Code 128, Code 39 and Interleaved 2 of 5. Included with the library are basic applications for decoding captured bar code images and using a video device (eg, webcam) as a bar code scanner. For application developers, language bindings are included for C, C++, Python and Perl as well as GUI widgets for Qt, GTK and PyGTK.... read more

Posted by spadix 2009-04-21

Zebra barcode reader project name change!

Our apologies in advance for everyone this will affect. Trust that we have a compelling reason for such a drastic change (and no, it is not related to a routing daemon with the same name). Hopefully a new name for the project does not deter you from continuing to use the software.

A SourceForge.net project search for "bar code reader" will help you find us at our new home:
https://sourceforge.net/search/?type_of_search=soft&words=bar+code+reader... read more

Posted by spadix 2009-03-18

Zebra barcode reader version 0.6 released

Zebra is a library for scanning and decoding bar codes from various sources such as video streams, image files or raw intensity sensors. It supports EAN, UPC, Code 128, Code 39 and Interleaved 2 of 5. Included with the library are basic applications for decoding captured bar code images and using a video device (eg, webcam) as a bar code scanner.

This release fixes many bugs and adds several improvements suggested by users: support for decoding UPC-E is finished. zebraimg is now able to scan all pages of a document (such as PDF or TIFF) and the new XML output includes the page where each barcode is found. Camera support has been significantly improved, including the addition of JPEG image formats. Perl bindings make it even easier to write a document or video scanning application. Finally, we are now able to offer initial support for building the base library for Windows!... read more

Posted by spadix 2009-03-01

Zebra barcode reader featured on Viva o Linux

Zebra is a library for scanning and decoding bar codes from various sources such as video streams, image files or raw intensity sensors. It supports EAN/UPC, Code 128, Code 39 and Interleaved 2 of 5. Included with the library are basic applications for decoding captured bar code images and using a video device (eg, webcam) as a bar code scanner.

Alessandro over at Viva O Linux dropped us a note about a very nice article he wrote entitled "Reading barcodes with your webcam in Linux"
http://www.vivaolinux.com.br/artigo/Zebra-Barcode-Reader-Lendo-codigo-de-barras-com-a-sua-Webcam-no-Linux/... read more

Posted by spadix 2009-02-16

Zebra barcode reader version 0.5 released

Zebra is a library for scanning and decoding bar codes from various sources such as video streams, image files or raw intensity sensors. It supports EAN, UPC, Code 128, Code 39 and Interleaved 2 of 5. Included with the library are basic applications for decoding captured bar code images and using a video device (eg, webcam) as a bar code scanner.

Introducing zebra widgets! Prioritized by popular demand, this release includes fully functional barcode scanning widgets for GTK, PyGTK and Qt. Application developers may now seamlessly integrate barcode reader support with their user interface.... read more

Posted by spadix 2008-07-25

Zebra barcode reader version 0.4 released

New support for EAN-8, Code 39 and Interleaved 2 of 5!

This release also introduces the long awaited decoder configuration options and fixes several bugs.

version 0.4 can be downloaded from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=189236

Posted by spadix 2008-05-31

Zebra barcode reader version 0.3 released

This is a beta release of the enhanced internal architecture.

Support has been added for version 2 of the video4linux API and many more image formats. Several other feature enhancements and bug fixes are also included. Image scanning is slightly improved for some images, but the base scan/decode function is relatively untouched. Significant new code is represented in this release - all bug reports are welcome and will be addressed promptly!... read more

Posted by spadix 2008-02-26

Zebra barcode reader version 0.2 released

This release introduces significant enhancements, bug fixes and new features!

Basic EAN-13/UPC-A reading has been improved and should now be much more reliable. By popular request, new support has been added for decoding Code 128. Additionally, the build process was improved and there is even basic documentation for the application commands

version 0.2 can be downloaded from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=189236

Posted by spadix 2007-05-17

Zebra barcode reader version 0.1 released

The first official Zebra release is available for download!

This release supports basic scanning and decoding of EAN-13 and UPC-A symbols using a webcam or from stored image files.

Posted by spadix 2007-03-24