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bar code

(bahr kōd)
A code consisting of a group of printed, variably patterned bars and spaces scanned by lasers into a computer to identify the object it labels.

bar code

A parallel array of alternately spaced black bars and white spaces representing a coded number, numbers, or letters, depending on the format employed. It is used clinically for patient sample identification as well as analyzer and operator ID.
See also: code
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To eliminate this need for duplicate data entry and ensure greater accuracy, QuickBooks Point of Sale features one-click integration with the QuickBooks 2002 accounting products(5).
QuickBooks Point of Sale has saved me a great deal of time - at least 20 hours a month," said Mike Bodamer, owner of Florida-based Computer Creations and beta tester for QuickBooks Point of Sale.
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1 piece of feedback our customers give us is that the right point of sale solution levels the playing field with their competitors," said Steven Aldrich, general manager of QuickBooks Point of Sale.
The latest version of QuickBooks Point of Sale exemplifies Intuit's broader goal of bringing simplicity to small business owners.
With Comms XL, TNS is now able to provide a solution at every stage of the point of sale process -- from the retailer to the bank and everything in between," said Alan Stephenson-Brown, director of business development at TNS.
The Dorado Unified Point-of-Sale solution, leveraging Dorado ChannelMaster(R) and PriceMaster(R), will provide a network-based, on-demand solution for PNC brokers to originate, price, and submit home equity loans and lines of credit at the point of sale.
After an extensive review process, Nex-Tech Wireless selected Info Directions' CostGuard XG and Lexys Point of Sale applications in order to leverage leading edge technology and support the company's efforts to offer a wide range of wireless voice and data service plans and products including cellular phones, PDAs and air cards.
We have created a solution that leverages technology at the point of sale to create a vital public service," said Bud Waller, VeriFone executive vice president, Integrated Solutions.