AIM Releases Update to DotCode Standard for Public Review

Pittsburgh, PA, August 03, 2017 --( AIM, the trusted worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry, providing unbiased information, educational resources and standards for nearly half a century, has announced that the Public Review of the revised International Symbology Standard (ISS) – DotCode, developed by AIM’s Technical Symbology Committee (TSC), has been updated following its initial release earlier this year, and that update is now available for a 30-day public review.

DotCode is a public domain optical data carrier designed to be reliably readable when printed by high-speed inkjet or laser dot technologies. With this standard, real time data like expiration date, lot number or serial number can be applied to products in a machine-readable form at production line speeds.

This AIM, Inc. document has been revised after a first public review that was held on July 6, 2017. A summary of the revision can be viewed online (

The deadline for this second Public Review is September 1, 2017.

Interested reviewers can download the updated DotCode document at AIM Public Review ( on the AIM website.

For more information contact AIM Headquarters via email ( or phone (+1.724.742.4470).
AIM, Inc.
C. K. Troup