Artifact Details

Title

Identification technology for the retail industry

Catalog Number

102785231

Type

Text

Date

1971-10

Author

McEnroe, P. V.; Jones, J. E.

Publisher

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Publication number G320-1210-0

Extent

20 p.

Description

This paper describes the retail systems of the future as well as the specifications for the Delta Distance C bar code. This code was selected for encoding the first magnetic striped credit cards and was the forerunner of the Universal Product Code (bar code) developed by IBM.

Category

Technical Paper or Note

Credit

Gift of Arthur Hahn

Lot Number

X7304.2015