Boxing barcode

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Samples of a Boxing frame

Boxing is high-capacity 2D barcode.[1][2] The flexible barcode format is fully customizable in terms of frame geometry, number of symbols per pixel and forward-error-correction (FEC) method. This makes it a suitable choice for storing large amounts of any kind of digital data on storage mediums such paper, photographic film or similar.


Boxing barcode is used on piqlFilm by Piql AS to store many infos in Arctic World Archive:


Boxing barcode format

The Boxing barcode used in the piqlFilm consists 4096 rows and 2160 cols. Each frame has:

  • border
  • four corner marks
  • external bars (reference, calibration, structural metadata, human-readable)
  • data container
  • sync points


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