• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2021, Volume: 14, Issue: 32, Pages: 2616-2625

Original Article

Bin Code: Encoding and Decoding of Picture Embedded Barcodes by Novel Intensity Bin

Received Date:21 May 2021, Accepted Date:02 September 2021, Published Date:03 October 2021


Objectives: To introduce a new algorithm for embedding pictures into barcodes, thereby facilitating the barcodes to hold the picture about its carrying information. This facilitates easier storage and faster retrieval, thereby avoiding manual errors and time consumption. Methods: The message to be embedded is encoded using Reed Solomon code and then embedded into the image by the proposed modulation method, finally generating a picture embedded barcode. Findings: The image quality and the information embedding capacity achieved by this method are proved to be higher than the previous works. Novelty: This study proposed an encoding/ decoding method for barcodes with pictures with the novel Intensity bins to generate a barcode with maximum visual quality.

Keywords: Barcodes; Encoding; Decoding; Modulation; Demodulation


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© 2021 Ieswaria et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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