The CueCat isn’t hard to use, just somewhat odd when for a bit more money you can get a scan gun. CueCat, a free barcode scanner from a now-defunct company named Digital Convergence. Retrieved 14 November Then, when it’s time to put a book in the proper place, you can look it up in the catalog or scan its barcode so you know which section of the library it belongs to. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. A UPC that begins with a zero will not return a usable code.

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Get to Know Us. Read our CueCat Postmortem to learn where we stand. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It arrived, rather surprisingly, in a plain padded mailing envelope.

Compare with similar items. No problem hooking it up to the computer either as I recall.

I was looking for something to help me catalog books, this seemed to be the least expensive option by far. Ethics and Information Technology.

To wake it up, simply hold the wand over any barcode before starting to scan with the wand. A very fast back-and-forth motion, repeated several times in a row, is more efficient than scanning once, checking to see if it entered, trying again, checking again, and trying again From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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In Septembersecurity watchdog website Securitywatch. This page was last edited on 21 Septemberat Vista recognized it and loaded the correct drivers immediately.

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I was skeptical when I ordered it and wasn’t expecting much of it, cuect to my surprise it was able to pick up the bar codes easily. Digital Convergence registered the domain “digitaldemographics. This will save a couple useless hand-waves and feeling silly or frustrated when starting a batch of scanning. Next to the company that tried to wire Web users to bar-code scanners, money-burning dot-coms like Webvan don’t look quite so bad”.

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The data format was proprietaryand was scrambled so the barcode data could not be read as plain text. The CueCat bar codes also appeared in select Verizon Yellow Pages, providing advertisers a link to additional information. It’s easy to scan dozens of book barcodes per minute once you get into a rhythm. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Doing so by title was out of the question.

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Since I really didn’t feel like paying that much for a limited use device and I saw the reviews of this one were pretty good I decided to take a chance. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

The company asserted that the ability of the device to direct users to a specific URL, rather than a domain name, was valuable. Patterns of surveillance on the world wide web”. Codes can no longer be generated for the device.

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They were definitely not designed to be free bar code scanners. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.