Matrix code

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

A matrix code may refer to any of the following:

PDF417 Barcode

1. A matrix code is a 2-dimensional barcode that is capable of containing a lot more information than any barcode. These barcodes are now found on many shipped packages, drivers licenses, passports, and other IDs. Like barcodes, there are different matrix codes schemes. The picture is an example of a PDF417 matrix code.

The above code was generated using an online matrix code generator and translates to "Computer Hope".

2. Matrix code is a term is also used to describe the scrolling green code text seen in the movie The Matrix.

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