ISO/IEC 1073-1 1st Edition, December 1, 1976
Alphanumeric Character Sets for Optical Recognition - Part 1: Character Set OCR-A - Shapes and Dimensions of the Printed Image
Includes all amendments and changes through Amendment 1, February 1, 1978
Additional Comments: ENGLISH
Published By:International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
This International Standard for character shapes and sizes is intended to facilitate and foster the use of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in data processing, by defining character shapes suitable for both human and machine reading.
It establishes a common basis for printing equipment and optical scanning equipment for OCR interchange applications.
Additional International Standards will cover the print quality and the relevant characteristics of the formats needed to satisfy interchange requirements.