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Reading BarCode for a TIFF Image in Unix platform

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Could you provide source to look for a application to read a barcode from TIFF image.

I am looking for the application which can run from unix
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What kinda printer and scanner you are using?
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I want to read the bar code from TIFF Group 4 Compression in 200 x 200 DPI.

It was scanned in Kodax scanner
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You mean you want to interpret a graphics file as a barcode? AFAIK there's no software that does that, although it's possible one of the OCR packages has this as a hidden feature.
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I am trying to reas the content of bar code present in an image.
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The only product I have ever heard of that does this is from here: http://www.allmypapers.com. You can download a demo version to see if it satisfies your requirements.
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IRONDO Production Quality Image Automation
http://www.irondo.com/
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I would say I offered up "numerous" GOOD examples for consideration of the "pie", but am wondering, more so, what answer of mine does not do what the OP was looking for?
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by:Venabili
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Sure - can you give any prove that any of them works in Unix? Because I saw nothing like this on the sites. But if you provide a link proving this, I will split the points
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Points for me are secondary here... neither of us offered MUCH help (there was no followup by the OP). But the "solver" you chose... didn't have an application that runs on Unix, either!

-bpmurray's -first- reply is the MOST accurate (words of warning), but the recommendation of allmypapers.com yields this:
http://www.allmypapers.com/faq-22.htm
"Q:
 What operating systems do you support?
 A:
 Windows XP, NT, & 2000

-And my recommendations were NOT -much- better but company inquiry might result in a "compatible" solution:

http://www.irondo.com/solutions_business/integratiion.html (needs "additional" Windows machine but provides linkage to the data)
Solution One:
Unix/Linux applications can now access the grouped files. Their file name represents the transaction ID (barcode value), enabling the application to update its indices and database records.
Solution Two:
The "Barcode Reporting" profile of the iRondo provides a complete log of every barcode on every image page in a CSV file format, that can easily be uploaded into the workflow application to let it make its own decisions with respect to the image file disposition.

http://www.accusoft.com/products/imagegear/igpro/platforms.asp --- http://www.accusoft.com/products/imagegear/igent/platforms.asp
http://www.accusoft.com/products/imagegear/igmd/platforms.asp --- http://www.accusoft.com/products/imagegear/ig64/platforms.asp

http://www.inliteresearch.com/
"Linux and embedded application support. Contact us "
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From the "original" post:

"Could you provide source to look for a application"
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LAME way out! I get ya :-)
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