Imagine a situation that you go to any super market or nearby mall to purchase some products and before buying them you want to see the overall information, reference of that product from your mobile phone. Similarly you might have seen below images in many places on net and on products. The code looks like this.
And you might ask, what this has to do with Android?. There is a Barcode Scanner APK in the Android Market called Barcode Scanner. Let me tell you that this is free to download.
Barcode Scanner can read such codes and regular bar codes. Once read you will see as it gives them the ability to search the product on the web. You can find expiry dates, price of the product etc. with this. You just need to position your camera on the product bar code and it will read it and will sound beep. This means it has worked properly and code is been scanned. It will decode the barcode and will leave the address of a website where you can read more about product. For regular retail bar codes, it will guide you to Google search for whichever product you have scanned.
Hence Android Barcode Scanner can be very handy application to have in your Android phone and scan the products you want.
Android Barcode Scanner – Download Barcode Scanner APK (download and install link)