how to make barcode reader/scanner?

i want to make a simple barcode scanner for my project . please help me..!!

aelias363 years ago
What are your limitations and requirements? Does it have to use a laser, for example?
craftyv3 years ago
Please tell me , a non-techi, what you would use it for?
bwrussell3 years ago
A normal digital camera or android or OSX cellphone would work too.
Use a webcam, and off-the shelf software.

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