Today we're excited to share an amazing video showcasing the "Barcode Band," an experimental work assembled by a team of creative Korean artists. As you may have guessed, the "barcode band" is a series of barcodes that when scanned produce tones and sounds from typical rock and roll instruments. Through this method the team produced the ‘Barcode Band Music Box," a new instrument made up from an assembly of barcodes, computer...

Today we’re going to take a look at the PhoneGap Barcode Scanner plugin by Scandit, and explore how developers can benefit from working with this innovative platform. PhoneGap is a popular open source framework for quickly building cross-platform mobile apps using HTML5, Javascript and CSS. The framework is designed to make it easy for web developers to get started building apps on iOS and Android devices, alongside five other mobile...

MassTLC, The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, has nominated Scandit’s Barcode Scanner as its consumer product of the year! And we need your vote to win. Our Barcode Scanner SDK boasts the best speed and performance among comparable barcode scanners for Android and iOS devices. Through any-angle scanning and lightning-fast barcode recognition, our scan technology works well across thousands of devices, even on phones without autofocus cameras. Through our new community edition...

Today we’re excited release another case study detailing the integration of our Scandit barcode scanner SDK into the popular Out of Milk app! Out of Milk was built by Capagami, a Florida-based startup who recently relocated to San Francisco in order to participate in the Bay Area’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. In building Out of Milk, the Capagami team worked to simplify and enhance the user experience of making lists on mobile devices....

Last week we announced an exclusive partnership with Warranty Life, an innovative provider of third-party extended warranties. Today we want explain in more detail what this means for developers. Through the new Product API, developers can now sell extended warranties directly within their apps. These warranties cover millions of US and Canadian consumer products, and are accessible through the Universal Product Code (UPC) included on a product’s package. The sale of...

Howdy! Last week we attended the annual VentureBeat MobileBeat conference in San Francisco. Hosted at the Palace hotel, this year's conference took an in-depth look at design and user experience in the mobile space. It was also a huge week of news for us here at Scandit. We announced our all-new community edition, which provides free access to our Barcode Scanner SDK, alongside our Product API featuring over 25 million UPCs. All...

Today we’re excited to announce a new partnership with Application Craft.  Application Craft makes mobile, tablet and desktop app development easy with its 100% cloud-based mobile development platform. Using Application Craft developers can create their apps once, and deploy them easily on the web and native platforms including  iOS and Android. The new partnership comes alongside the announcement of our all-new free community edition, featuring access to our Product API with...

Today were thrilled to reveal the Scandit community edition! Our new offering provides free access to both our best-in-class Barcode Scanner SDK and the all-new Product API, with product data for over 25 million UPCs. The community edition provides access to what is now the largest UPC-based product database on the web and—for the first time ever—makes Scandit’s advanced scan technology available to developers free of charge! Interested developers can...