Barcode Inspector

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Cost Control. Revenue Protection. Fraud Mitigation.

Barcode Inspector allows you to scan, decode, audit, and verify the electronic postage barcode on a shipping label. It recognizes the Information-Based Indicia (IBI) barcodes used by the United States Postal Service and barcode formats of other international postal authorities.

By using the Barcode Inspector, you can confirm that the data within the barcode matches the shipment transaction data and what is printed on the shipping label.

  • Shippers and Mailers who want to ensure that their shipping software provider is generating authentic postage barcodes with correct postage rates.
  • Developers and Systems Integrators who want to ensure that their software is calculating postage rates expected by their customers.
  • Mail Processing Facilities and Post Offices worldwide who want to ensure that their customers are applying correct postage to each mailpiece.
  • Postal Inspectors worldwide who want to detect suspicious mailpieces and fraudulent postal barcodes.
  • Decodes the barcode data including hidden postage and account balances.
  • Audits the accuracy of postage rate calculations made by the shipping software.
  • Verifies the authenticity of the digital signature in the postage barcode.
  • Detects shortpaid or overpaid postage transactions.
  • Supports other shipping barcode formats such as the USPS Intelligent Mail Package Barcode (IMpb).
  • Plug-n-Play architecture adapts to any barcode specification.
  • Microsoft Windows XP (Service Pack 3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.x
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
  • PC with a CPU clock speed of 2.1 GHz or higher
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 2 MB of available disk space
  • 1024 x 768 display or higher
  • Barcode scanner
  • Internet connection
  • Verification of digital signature requires cryptographic key from the postal authority
Barcode Inspector in Action

Explore the Barcode Inspector samples for postal authorities in USA, Canada, Germany and India. Click on any barcode image below: