Barcode scanner

This section provides guidance for creating Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps that use a barcode scanner.

In this section

Topic Description
Configure a barcode scanner Learn how to configure a barcode scanner for the intended application.
Use a software trigger Learn how to control the act of scanning from software.
Working with symbologies Learn how to determine the barcode types a barcode scanner supports and control which barcode types are recognized by the barcode scanner from your application.
Obtain and understand barcode data Learn how to obtain and interpret the barcode data that you scan.
Camera Barcode Scanner Read barcodes through a standard camera lens from a Universal Windows Platform application. Requires Windows 10 April 2018 Update (build 17134 or later).