2D Terms & Definitions
Mark Verification: Confirmation that a 2D symbol is marked correctly and conforms to the specific quantity standard
Code Validation: Confirmation that the data in a symbol is correct
Error Correction: The ability of the decode software to compensate for errors by taking advantage of the inherent redundancy in the symbol
Structured Light: Illumination configured to optimize image quality
Ambient Light: Uncontrolled light from the surrounding environment
Mark Reading: Decoding a symbol in a production environment so that action can be taken based on the information in the symbol which sets a goal of correctly decoding every symbol at a reading station
Quite Zone: Clear area surrounding the symbol because the data matrix codes require a quiet zone 2 modules wide.