What is the
difference between EAN-13 barcode and UPC-A?
and UPC-A barcodes have the same structure and verification
method, and both have grooves. The EAN-13 barcode is a superset
of the UPC-A barcode and is compatible with the UPC-A barcode.
barcode has one more country/region code than the UPC-A barcode.
In fact, the UPC-A barcode can be regarded as a special case of
the EAN-13 barcode, which is the EAN-13 barcode with the first
digit set to 0.
barcode is formulated by the International Article Numbering
Center and is universal throughout the world. The code length is
13 digits, and the first two digits represent the country or
The UPC-A barcode
is produced by the United States Uniform Code Committee and is
mainly used in the United States and Canada. The code length is
12 digits, and the first digit indicates the numeric system