Bender Enterprises Inc.
7040 Avenida Encinas
Carlsbad, CA 92011
About 2D barcodes
2D labels can be found on some vehicles as a VIN, and vehicle parts, as well
as other labels related to vehicles such as drivers’ licenses, smog, registration, and titling. There are two main
types of 2D labels that effect law enforcement and the
automotive industry; PDF417 and
Matrix. PDF417 labels (found on titles,
drivers licenses and some smog and registration labels), and Matrix
labels (found on some PVINs (GM 2D VIN bar code), NHTSAs, and component parts such as the Ford drivetrain). The
Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) recommends matrix
for parts marking; The American
Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)
recommends PDF417. Many states use PDF417 on titles, including
AK, AL, AZ, CO, CT, DL, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA,
KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MN, MS, MT, NV, NH, NC, ND, OR, NY,
PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, WA, WV, and WI.
To scan a Matrix label you need an imager and many imagers will not scan
GM VINs. VINtrack 2D/1D scanners will scan GM VINs as well as many
licenses, titles and smog documents as well as the new 2D automotive Matrix
Contact us any time (888) 724-2597; (760) 438-9783, or
contact us at by clicking here.
Several newer vehicles are starting to use 2D VIN labels in addition to or instead of the 1D barcode VIN lable, including the following:
MAZDA, GM and Honda
2D 1D VINtrack Live Scanner
VINtrack-Live 2D/1D Scanner (Item #Vlive2D1D)
Not recommended for scanning 2D GM barcodes through the windshield
The system includes the pictured rugged smartphone running VINtrack-Live software and the following:
• Windows Mobile 6.5
• USB cable (upload/download/sync cable)
• Leather case with belt clip
•3.2 MP auto-focus color camera
•2.8” vibrant color touch screen
• Power supply
• Rechargeable battery
• Microsoft Office Mobile;Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•Two-year warranty protects your investment
This scanner is not as aggressive when scanning GM vehicles through the windshield. If you primary job is to scan vehicles, use VINtrack-Live.
For more information on 2D scanning click here
*Contact us if you have questions or need setup assistance (760) 438-9783; all sales final, no returns, 2 year limited warranty on parts and labor.
International customers must Contact us first before buying
The VINtrack-Live 2D/1D is also a high-performance smartphone with an integrated 2D scan engine and multiple modes of wireless communication (GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) to meet the needs of your mobile workforce. Besides your current subscriptions there are no additional monthly fees, charges, or contracts to use the phone feature (requires AT&T, T-Mobile, or 802.11 connection if you want an internet connection in the field).
*If you want Internet access in the field (other than WiFi or Verizon MiFi via 802.11), then you need an AT&T or T-Mobile account SIM card to go online. Since this is also a smart phone you can replace your current phone, swap SIM cards if your plan supports it, or use it as a stand alone data center.
Watch a video on 2D scanning
VINtrack 2D/1D USB Scanner (Item #USB2D)
Reads linear (1D VIN), stacked linear, and 2D bar codes. This will scan the 2D codes
commonly found on vehicles and used for parts marking,
as well as titles, drivers licenses, and registrations. Symbologies include: 1D 39, 128; 2D PDF417,
Matrix, Maxicode and many others (We have had good
success scanning GM VINs through glass
in the right conditions). Featuring a custom sensor that is optimized for bar code scanning with industry-leading performance and reliability.
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) upgrade software available to scan driver's licenses and titles.
Just plug it in and let Windows Discover it. Your
application program does not need to know anything about reading bar codes. You can configure the reader to send certain
keystrokes before and after the bar code to move the cursor to the right place. The actual bar code is sent by simulating a human
typist. Watch a video on 2D scanning.
32 to 122F
Storage: -40 to 158F
5 year warranty
Can withstand up to 50 drops
to concrete from distances as high as 6 feet
Scan barcode VINs into your PC, Blackberry, iPhone (OS4) iPad, Android...
VIN scanner for iPAD and iPhone OS4, Android, BlackBerry...
Bluetooth Laser Scanner 2D/1D (Item #BT2D1D)
Scan wirelessly into any SPP or HID Bluetooth enabled Windows XP PC or Apple iPAD. You can scan directly into NCIC, NICB, ISO, in-house database or your stolen vehicle system to check for stolen vehicle or claims status if your agency is running Windows XP to access the data. This includes lanyard and retractable clip.
If you current system is not Bluetooth enabled order the below USB Bluetooth device and you can have a scanning range of up to 300'.
This scanner supports the below HID and SPP protocols
* Apple iOS 3 (iPad), iOS 4 (iPhone/iPod touch), Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.6.4 (iMac/MacBook)
* Windows Mobile, 7, Vista, XP
* Symbian OS for Nokia E71 (Symbian OS 9.1 or later)
* Windows Mobile 6 Classic/Professional
* Windows Mobile 2003 / 2003SE / 5.0 for Pocket PC / Pocket PC Phone Edition
* Windows CE.NET for Intermec CK3
* Windows 7, Vista, XP
* Palm OS for Treo, Pre
* RIM BlackBerry OS for series: Bold 9000, 9600, 9700; Curve 8200, 8300, 8500; Pearl 8100; Storm 9500; Tour 9600
* Symbian OS for Nokia E71, E61, E61i (Symbian OS 9.1 or later)
If Outside the U.S. Contact Us
Ask us if it will work with your mobile or smart phones.
Bluetooth Charging Cradle (Item #BTC) $75.00*
The scanner comes with a line cord charger. This charging cradle is available as
an option for the Bluetooth
For scanner comparisons click here
About 2D barcodes
2D labels can be found on vehicle
component parts, some vehicle titles,
drivers’ licenses, on vehicles as a VIN, and vehicle parts, as well
as other labels related to vehicles such as smog and titling.
Two-dimensional bar code symbologies
(2D) have been making their way into our industry. Linear bar codes
(1D) have served the auto industry well for over 10 years. However,
a major drawback to 1D labels is the limitation of the amount of data they hold.
Currently we use 1D for the Federal labels, GM PVIN’s, parts labels
and secondary numbers.
Data capacity and
space efficiency are two of the major advantages of 2D symbologies.
2D should be looked at as a portable data file. There are also
security features that can be used with 2D. You could have a label
cut in half and still read all of the data that was on the full
label. This will help us when the suspects remove only part of the
label. 2D is currently being used in many states for several
different applications. Some are being placed on titles and
registrations; others are being put on the windshields or doorposts
of vehicles for smog programs.
A PDF417 symbol
can encode more than a kilobyte of data – up to 100 times
the capacity of a linear bar code of similar size, (250
characters per square inch vs. 28 characters).
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