What’s the Difference Between SDK and API?

What's the difference between an SDK and API?

You may be wondering what’s the difference between an SDK and an API. The short answer is that they are used in different ways and for different purposes. In this post, we discuss what is an SDK, and what is an API. What is an SDK? A Software Development Kit (SDK) provides a set of…

How to Decode PDF417 Barcodes

decode pdf417 barcode

PDF417 barcodes are a type of stacked, variable length, bidirectional 2D barcode. It is one of the most widely used 2D barcodes, most commonly found in logistics, transportation (boarding passes), government identification (driver licenses and identification cards), inventory and document management (postal packages). Some of the main features of PDF417 codes are: Encodes all 128…

Dynamsoft Barcode Reader SDK v7.2 is Released

dynamsoft dbr 7.2

7.2 for Windows/Mobile/Linux (09/24/2019) New Added more barcode formats: GS1 Databar (Omnidirectional, Truncated, Stacked, Stacked Omnidirectional, Limited, Expanded, Expanded Stacked) PatchCode Maxicode (mode 2-5) Micro PDF417 Micro QR GS1 Composite (combination of OneD and PDF417/Micro PDF 417) Non-standard Barcode Added the capability of reading Direct Part Marking (DPM) code. It can be enabled by turning…

Dynamic Web TWAIN 15.2 is Released

Dynamic Web TWAIN 15.2

15.2 (09/19/2019) New [HTML5] Added capability to add tags to images, which can be used to filter images. The new APIs are TagImages, ClearImageTags, SetDefaultTag and FilterImagesByTag Improved [HTML5] Tidied up the Dynamsoft Service installer by removing redundant files [HTML5] Unified image decoding capabilities for JPEG and PNG on Windows, macOS and Linux [HTML5] Improved…

Image Processing 101: Spatial Filters (Convolution)

In the last post, we discussed gamma transformation, histogram equalization, and other image enhancement techniques. The commonality of these methods is that the transformation is directly related to the pixel gray value, independent of the neighborhood in which the pixel is located. In this post, we take a look at the spatial domain enhancement where…

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