Webscan History

Webscan was founded in 1995 by Glenn Spitz, a key innovator in barcode development and an active barcode industry standards committee member. In total, he has over 30 years experience in the barcode industry and is the inventor or co-inventor on nearly 20 U.S. and foreign patents related to barcode reading and/or verification.

At Webscan, our mission is simple: to save you money and time by ensuring your barcodes scan easily and accurately, every time. For nearly 20 years, Webscan, Inc. has been the leader in barcode verification. We’re the only independent manufacturer solely specializing in ANSI compliant verification.

With Webscan, you can be confident that you’re working with the technology leader in barcode verification. You’ll receive the most accurate results every time with our proprietary high-resolution imaging and precision algorithms. With more than a dozen barcode verifiers to choose from, we have the right scanner to fit your needs. Our products can check virtually any kind of barcode, used as a data matrix verifierQR code verifierUID verifierUPC verifier and more. We won’t compromise on performance and accuracy, and you shouldn’t either.

In December of 2016 Cognex Corporation acquired Webscan, Inc. to expand its barcode verification capabilities.

“This combination is a natural fit”, says Webscan President, Glenn Spitz. “It brings together two industry leaders to provide customers with a complete barcode reading solution critical to product traceability.”