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A multi-readable information system includes a substrate material and one type of printed information that is readable by a first entity, such as information in machine readable bar code that is printed on an area of the substrate material. A different type of printed information occupies the same field area of the substrate material, such as information in human-readable symbology that is printed in at least a portion of the area occupied by the bar code. The bar code is printed in a first ink that can be read utilizing energy of a first wavelength and the human-readable symbols are printed in a second ink that can be read in a humanly visible wavelength. The humanly visible ink absorbs insufficient energy in the first wavelength to prevent reading of the bar code by a bar code-reading machine and the bar code does not interfere with the readability of the human-readable symbols.

Title
Multi-readable information system
Application Number
7/254845
Publication Number
4889367
Application Date
October 7, 1988
Publication Date
December 26, 1989
Inventor
L Michael Miller
Dallas
TX, US
Agent
Bernard Rothwell & Brown
Assignee
Frito Lay
TX, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
G06K 1/00
G09C 5/00
B42D 15/00
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