EAN 13 Barcode
EAN is numeric barcode symbology and developed by International Article Numbering Association, Europe. It is based on UPC A barcode font that encode 12 numeric digit information along with check digit.
EAN- European Article Number is known by EAN13+2, UPC-13, GTIN-13, GS1-13, EAN-13+5, EAN-13+2, EAN13, EAN-13 Supplement 5/Five-digit Add-On and many more.
Character Set is comprised of 0-9 digits along with one check digits.
Structure of EAN initial includes Number system consists of two digits to recognize country or region and organized by EAN organization. Manufacture Code is comprised of unique code to identify manufacturer though number system code and is used by all products of same company and product code(must be 10 digits) subsequently followed after manufacture code. Check digit identify barcode is scanned correctly or not.
EAN-13 barcode symbology is used for identification retail products.