a numeric only bar code. Due to the interleaving of the characters, the number of characters in an Interleaved 2 of 5 message must be even. The check character, if used, must be included in the character count Especially adapted to the poor quality of packaging materials frequently used for trade items (corrugated cardboard), it is designed to be read by a fixed or portable bi-directional scanner.(Empty)(Empty)
Interleaved 2 of 5 is a barcode symbology that is used for many applications and is also referred to as USS ITF 2/5, ITF and I 2of 5 (pronounced Eye 2 of 5). It is a high-density numeric barcode type that can only encode 0 - 9. It is based on 2 of 5 but also encodes information in the spaces.