Howdy! We're excited to announce that Scandit has been selected as one of the top 1o0 startups in Switzerland for the second year in a row! Every year startup.ch ranks the top 100 startups in Switzerland, offering a platform for Swiss startups to present themselves and get in contact with top investors and experts from the Swiss startup scene. Scandit was founded in 2009 by entrepreneurs and former researchers at MIT and ETH Zurich...

We’re excited to announce the release of our Appcelerator barcode scanner module for the Titanium mobile development platform! Titanium developers can access the barcode scanner module and documentation now by logging in or signing up for an account. The module will also be available soon in the Appcelerator Marketplace. The new Titanium module includes support for UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-13, EAN-8, Code39, Code128, ITF, QR and Datamatrix barcodes. Our scan technology captures...

Headed out to the App Conference and the Global Mobile Internet conference in San Jose this weekend? If so, be sure to visit our booth, eat some chocolate and say hi! We’ve assembled some pointers and a few highlights for conference attendees, check it out:   Need Tickets? We’ve got 10 free passes left, so email us and we’ll hook you up.   Getting There - The conferences are being held at the San Jose...

This is an exciting week for the Scandit team. We're about to set out for several conferences, and we'll be competing in the Global Mobile Internet  G-Startup competition this weekend in San Jose! Stay tuned for live tweets from the road, and be sure to keep up with the action on our Twitter feed. Here's the skinny: October 18th-19th, 2012 – The App Conference, San Jose, CA More than 50 speakers in...

Back in June when Apple announced Passbook, excitement began to spread about this "Apple Wallet" that might steal the show in the digital wallets space. Well now the cat is out of the bag, and overall--we're impressed. Passbook is still very limited, as only a handful of compatible iOS apps are available at this time; nevertheless, it's slick, smooth and has plenty of room to grow. In traditional Apple fashion, the app is...

We’re excited to announce today that the Scandit Product API now features detailed grocery product data from the folks over at FoodEssentials! FoodEssentials offers an up-to-date, comprehensive, food label database which includes ingredients, allergen, additive and nutrient information for grocery products.  Now developers using the Scandit Product API will have access to this incredibly appetizing data set. With this data you can enable your users to simply search by UPC, brand,...

In a world of mobile apps, linking grocery product data and barcodes makes sense, and we’re going to tell you why. There are many different scenarios that call for grocery-centric product data in apps. And one of the easiest ways to deliver this data to users is by allowing them to scan a product’s barcode. Some common use cases are: Dieting Apps which lookup nutritional facts Shopping or list-making apps which display nutritional...

 We have exciting news today. We’ve been selected to participate in the upcoming G-Startup competition in San Jose, CA, happening as a part of the Global Mobile Internet Conference – Silicon Valley. The competition is broken into two tracks, for early-stage and growth-stage startups. We’ll be participating in the growth-stage track, with our CEO Samuel pitching the judges and participating in Q&A.  Winners will get a pitch on the main stage,...