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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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
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