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Glossary of Terms

The Intermec glossary provides definitions of technical terms used to describe systems, devices, solutions and applications within the Automated Data Capture Industry.

gateway
A LAN product that allows devices on two different subnets to communicate with each other.
graphic
A bitmap picture downloaded to the printer by the host before printing.
Graphics mode
One of two display modes on the reader. When the reader is set to use Graphics mode, you see a 128 x 160 pixel display size. You can use the reader's CGA display as a viewport to move around and see a 200 x 640 pixel virtual display. Contrast with Text mode.
group address
A type of address that is used by the host to locate two or more devices.
guard bars
The bars that are at both ends and at the center of a UPC and EAN symbol. They provide reference points for scanning, similar to start/stop characters.
GUI
Graphical user interface.