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ISO 2033:1983

Information processing -- Coding of machine readable characters (MICR and OCR)

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Defines the coded representation of printed characters recognized by reading equipment. Includes the fonts E 13 B; CMC 7; OCR-A; OCR-B. Assigns bit-patterns to characters recognized by reading equipment. This information is then given to the recipient by different media and can be used by printing devices. Single-font reader and multiple-font reader are considered as applications. References: ISO 646; 1004; 1073; 2022.


  • Edition: 2 (Monolingual) ICS: 35.040
    Status: Published Stage: 90.93 (2000-09-27)
    TC/SC: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 Number of Pages: 11
  • No revision information available

  • No corrigenda or amendments available

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