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.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1983-05-06
Available language(s)English, French
TC/SCISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 - Coded character setsrss
ICS35.040.10 - Coding of character sets
File size2287 KB

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