Aztec Code Overview

Aztec Sample Barcode

Aztec Code was published in 1997 by AIM and created by Andrew Longacre Jr. and Robert Hussey in 1995. It is named after the resemblance of the central finder pattern to an Aztec pyramid.

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Supported Host Device

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Products that Support Aztec Code

(Enabled on D740, D745, D750, D760, S740, S760)

Supported Business Application:

 

Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mpbile's Capture SDK.

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Verify with your application provider that Socket Mobile's latest Capture SDK was implemented in your app. See the latest Capture SDK version.

See complete list of Partner Applications.

Non-Capture SDK Applications

Applications that are not integrated with Socket Mobile's Capture SDK

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Programming

 

Aztec symbology is supported by default on all 2D imager barcode scanners. You can enable or disable this symbology on your Socket Mobile scanner simply by scanning the codes below.  Note: Scanner must be in a disconnected state before scanning the command barcode.

Enable Aztec Code Symbology*:

To enable the Aztec Code symbology scan the barcode below:

Enable Aztec Barcode

Disable Aztec Code Symbology*:

To disable the Aztec Code symbology scan the barcode below:

Aztec_Disable

See the full programming guide for more info and troublshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the programmign guide.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

 

Q: Typical Aztec Code usage

A: Transportation, ticketing, airline industry, warehouse


 

Q: How to remove number of characters from Aztec Code?

A: App coming soon, please contact dataediting@socketmobile.com

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Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: https://barcode.tec-it.com/  (this is specific to their type of barcode)