OCR-A Font and ECMA-11

Keywords: OCRA Font, ECMA-11, ANSI INCITS 17-1981 (R2000), ISO 1073-1:1976, 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 INCITS 17-1981 (R2000), formerly known as ANSI X3.17-1981 (R2000), specifies the shapes and dimensions of OCRA characters.
Barcodesoft OCR-A font is also compatible with ISO 1073-1:1976 standard.

Barcodesoft OCR-A and OCR-B fonts support Euro banking specifications and are compatible with USPS specification.
As mentioned in Wikipedia, this is the mapping table of Barcodesoft OCR-A 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
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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
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123 124 125 126
Barcodesoft OCR-A OCR-B fonts are available in true type, PostScript and PCL formats and can be embedded into Adobe PDF files.
Some characters of Barcodesoft OCR-A OCR-B Demo font have "Demo" watermarks.

OCR A1 EURO BANKING special characters are listed below
Character ` _ ~ |
ASCII 96 (0x60) 95 (0x5F) 126 (0x7E) 124 (0x7C)
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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