At first, you may wonder why a barcode scanner is necessary for a school college or higher education facilities. However, there are numerous points of sale where a barcode scanner may be required. Schools and colleges often sell food and so a barcode scanner is required for the point of sale. Library books often work on a barcode scanning system to check out and return books. Some digital equipment can also be monitored using a barcode system in a similar way to a library.
Another common use for a barcode scanner is at a reception where payments for a variety of reasons are made.
Barcode scanners from Addesso are available in a variety of options from wireless, Bluetooth and wired barcode scanners to desktop and handheld barcode scanners. Some barcode scanners have an antimicrobial coating to reduce the spread of germs and can even be waterproof.
The use of the barcode scanner will determine what type of scanner is necessary. This could be a linear scanner for the refectory or school cafe or a long range scanner for scanning barcodes from a distance. Omnidirectional scanners can rapidly scan various barcode items without omissions and errors on first-pass reads and 1D scanners that can achieve up to 300 scans per second.