Howdy! Today is our two-year anniversary at Scandit, and we are bringing you some exciting news for this event! Until the New Year, we offer a great promotion to everyone looking to implement our SDK: Buy any standard production license package and you will get twice the number of device activations for the same price. Click here to check out the promotional pricing on our website. To jump on this offer, sign...

Every year the most successful startups, founders and investors get awarded in the Crunchies Awards, an equally fun and prestigious event hosted by TechCrunch and co-hosted by GigaOm / Venturebeat. As every year we expect to see innovative startups and successful entrepreneurs competing head-to-head to be selected as category winners at the ceremony, which will take place in San Francisco on January 31st, 2012. Now guess what: We have taken on...

UPDATE: This post is no longer up to date. To read more about the many types of both one-dimensional and two-dimensional barcodes please see our latest guide to choosing the right barcodes.   We’re coming close to an end with our "Barcode Types" series! We’ve looked at the differences between 1D and 2D barcodes, wrote in detail about the most commonly used 1D barcodes and now we will dig a little deeper...

Organizing, marketing and selling an event are no easy tasks at all. Luckily there are platforms like Amiando or Eventbrite, which take care of those tasks at low prices. If you sell event tickets using an online event management service like Amiando, your participants simply print their tickets at home and bring them to the event. Gone are the times where you would wait in line at the ticket counter (only...

As you probably know, Scandit is much more than a barcode recognition technology. If you integrate the Scandit SDK in your iPhone, Android or Nokia app, you also get access to our web-based product analytics platform (Scanalytics) that lets you see what kind of products your users scan (groceries, electronics, cosmetics, etc.), where they scan (at home, in store) and more. This means that our tech team is not just busy...

Have you ever wondered what it would take to make your app read barcodes? Not much! We’ve built the SDK not just with end users in mind (though we hear they do like our superfast scanner a lot…), but also with developers. Integrating the Scandit SDK in your own app is easy. To show you how, we’ve recently published three getting started guides. For each of the three supported platforms...

Providing good support is very important to us. And we’re always happy when we can help one of our customers. Although we receive a broad variety of requests every day, there are some frequently asked questions. Today, we’d like to start addresssing some of them on our blog. Here we go with the first one: Does the Scandit SDK also support the iPad2 and the iPod Touch 4? The answer is simple:...

We’ve promised to be more active as regards blogging and our community activities. And so we did! Over the past 6 weeks we’ve published a total of 12 posts, i.e. approximately two posts per week. Do you feel the number of posts is too small, just about right or too large? Feel free to let us know. Also, we’d like to thank all those of you who have already provided...