GS1-128 Overview

gs1-128-barcode

GS1-128 is an application standard of the GS1 implementation using the Code 128 barcode specification. It uses a series of Application Identifiers to include additional data such as batch numbers, quantities, expiry dates and many more.

How to scan 1D and 2D barcodes (EN)

Supported Host Device

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Supported Business Application:

 

Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mobile'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

 

GS1-128 symbology is supported by default on all Socket Mobile 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 GS1-128 Symbology*:

To enable the GS1-128 symbology scan the barcode below:

Enable GS1-128 Barcode


Disable GS1-128 Symbology*:

To disable the GS1-128 symbology scan the barcode below:

Disable GS1-128 Barcode

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

Troubleshooting / FAQ

 

Q: What is the typical usage for GS1-128?

A: Logistics



Q:
 Group separators are non-printable characters. By default, your barcode scanner cannot read them. How to replace the group separator <gs> with an ASCII character?

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


Q: How to read the AIM ID?

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

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Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: Socket Mobile recommends this free barcode generator: https://barcode.tec-it.com/ 

Need to generate your own barcode?
We recommend Tech-it.

Questions?
Send us an email at dataediting@socketmobile.com