Google Android Celebrates the 57th Anniversary of the Bar Code Patent

Google Home Page Bar Code Logo Celebrates the 57th Anniversary of the Bar Code Patent by Norman Woodland and Bernard Silver on October 7, 1952, when they were granted Patent No. 2,612,994

Google Bar Code Logo

Google Bar Code Logo

The bar code is ubiquitous and is used everywhere – soon to make it’s way to cell phones for instant mobile payment and additional information purposes, and specifically by Google Android Mobile Project ZXing.

Here’s a short history of the Bar Code.

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