GS1 128(EAN/UCC-128, EAN-128, and UCC-128) is extended code of Code 128(UCC/EAN 128).Basically it was established to provide international standard for exchanging or transferring data in between companies.
Structure of GS1 128 barcode symbology
The structure of GS1 128 barcode include start character, FNC1 char (use to co-ordinate with GS1 128), application identifier (2,3, 4 digits that help in recognize data like check character, stop character.
Applications of GS1 128 barcode symbology
Used for identifying logistics units, manufacturer goods, trade items, etc on the basis of batch number, use before dates, quantities, weights and many other attributes to offer standard product.