Barcode Guide

GS1 DataMatrix

GS1 DataMatrix is a variant of the Data Matrix symbology that conforms to GS1 specifications and has been in the public domain since 1994. GS1 DataMatrix is used in the aerospace, medical device manufacturing, and pharmaceutical industries, among others, and by the US Department of Defense.

GS1 DataMatrix inherits the specifications for its character set and dimensions from Data Matrix.

Data Matrix is defined in ISO/IEC 16022 Information technology - Automatic identification and data capture techniques - Data Matrix bar code symbology specification). The GS1 implementation is defined in the GS1 General Specifications document.

ClosedSymbol Structure

ClosedCharacter Set

ClosedError Correction

ClosedSymbol Dimensions

ClosedApplication Identifiers



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