Abstract Preview

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.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1983-05
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 11
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2
    Coded character sets
  • 35.040.10
    Coding of character sets

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