The US rail industry pioneered barcode technology in the 1960s, but within a decade the technology was already abandoned. This documentary tells the full story of Kartrak, the first widely-adopted barcode system, and the reasons for its relatively quick downfall.
0:00 - Intro
1:20 - Historical Context
3:29 - The Visionary
8:28 - Triumph
13:37 - Downfall
16:23 - Epilogue
18:41 - Credits
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"Out Notes (Instrumental)" by Chad Crouch
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"Backwards Flow (Instrumental)" by Chad Crouch
"The Bluff Trail (Instrumental)" by Chad Crouch
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