OCR-B Font

Keywords: OCR-B Font, ECMA-11, ANSI X3.49-1975 (R1982), ISO 1073-2:1976

There are 2 font sets the US government accepts for Optical Character Recognition : OCR-A and OCR-B.

ANSI X3.49-1975 (R1982) describes the nominal shapes, sizes, and printing positions of OCR-B characters. Most part of OCRB is identical to what is defined by ECMA-11.
Barcodesoft OCR-B font is also compatible with ISO 1073-2:1976 standard.

Barcodesoft OCR-B font supports Euro banking specifications and are compatible with USPS specification.
This is the mapping table of Barcodesoft OCR-B font

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33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42
+ , - . / 0 1 2 3 4
43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = >
53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62
? @ A B C D E F G H
63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
I J K L M N O P Q R
73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82
S T U V W X Y Z [ \
83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92
] ^ _ ` a b c d e f
93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102
g h i j k l m n o p
103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112
q r s t u v w x y z
113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122
{ | } ~ ¡ ¢ £ æ ¤
123 124 125 126 U+20AC 161 162 163 230 164
¥ § ¨ © ª À Á Â Ã Ä
165 167 168 169 170 192 193 194 195 196
Å Æ Ç È É Ê Ë Ì Í Î
197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206
Ï Ñ Ò Ó Ô Õ Ö Ø Ù Ú
207 209 210 211 212 213 214 216 217 218
Û Ü á â ã ä å è é ê
219 220 225 226 227 228 229 232 233 234
ë ì í î ï ñ ò ó ô õ
235 236 237 238 239 241 242 243 244 245
ö ø ù ú û ü ÿ
246 248 249 250 251 252 255
Barcodesoft OCR-B font is available in true type, PostScript and PCL formats and can be embedded into Adobe PDF files.
Some characters of Barcodesoft OCR-B Demo font have "Demo" watermarks.

OCR A1 EURO BANKING special characters are listed below
Character
UNICODE U+20AC U+20AD
Both OCR-A and OCR-B character sets can be printed in three different sizes (I, III and IV) in order to be used with a wide range of printing devices. Each OCR-A and OCR-B font size is differentiated by its unique scale factor and stroke width.

The choice of sizes for OCR-B application is basically based on requirements for the following printing device:
Size I is used for typewriters and printers.
Size III is used by cash registers and accounting machines.
Size IV is used by credit card imprinters.

Barcodesoft OCR-A and OCR-b font package contains the following font files: OCRA I, OCRA III, OCRA IV, OCRB I, OCRB II and OCRB IV.

This is the pricing list of Barcodesoft OCR-A and OCR-B font package
License Single User 10-User Site Corporate Developer Unlimited Developer
Price USD99 USD199 USD399 USD499 USD599 USD1799
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