Novel codes pack more data onto a label

Traffic managers at hub locations for United Parcel Service (UPS, Atlanta, GA) wanted to make automated sorting more efficient by placing more coded data onto each package. There were obstacles to becoming more efficient, howeveradditional linear barcodes took u¥too much space, and laserbased systems could not read the extra barcodes fast enough to identify and route packages according to UPS expectations. So engineers at UPS Research & Development Center (UPS R&D, Danbury, CT) developed a d

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