The enterprise IT landscape is changing rapidly, and mobility is leading the charge. More and more enterprises are looking to enable a BYOD (bring your own device) environment, and produce employee-facing apps, which can be used from any smartphone. Over the next few weeks we’ll take a look at a variety of industries and the business processes which are being transformed by smartphone-based barcode scanning apps. Today we’ll focus on how...

Today we’re going to take a look at an Berlin-based app called barcoo, which provides European consumers with access to product information and price comparisons with a simple scan of a barcode. barcoo is one of the pioneers in bringing product information to the European smartphone owners, and over the years they’ve built up very comprehensive product coverage, and a dedicated fanbase. Another important feature of the barcoo app is their...

The enterprise IT landscape is changing rapidly because of mobile devices and innovative new employee-facing apps. More and more enterprises are looking to enable a BYOD (bring your own device) environment, and empower employees through their smart devices. This presents an incredible opportunity to transform traditional business processes, resulting in reduced costs and increased efficiency for forward thinking enterprises who embrace mobile. Over the next few weeks we’ll take a...

Howdy, Conference season is in full swing, with Mobile World Congress and Launch Festival recently wrapping up and SXSW still rocking in Austin. View Scandit’s Spring Conference Schedule Today we’d like to share the scoop about what’s happening at SXSW, here’s the juicy news: Lots of Cool Hardware There is a ton of cool hardware news coming out of Austin.  Makerbot, creators of affordable home desktop 3D printers, released a device called the “Digitizer” that...

This past week in San Francisco the Launch conference featured over 50 new companies trying to make a splash in the startup world. Every year many new and exciting players take the stage, and it’s an inspiring spectacle to watch. One thing that was mildly disappointing about this year was that despite the addition of a second Enterprise-focused award, there was still an apparent lack of Enterprise focused startups. Where are...

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. [ig_divider div_margin_top="10" div_margin_bottom="10" div_border_width="1" div_border_style="solid" div_border_color="#E5E5E5" disabled_el="no" ][/ig_divider] Today we’re going to take a look at detailed information about different types of barcodes. Through our free Community plan developers can easily add UPC, EAN and QR scanning for both iOS and...

Today we’re going to take a look at results from a recent survey which takes a look at state of mobile in the Enterprise. The survey, conducted by Appcelerator in late November 2012, includes responses from over 770 Enterprise leaders. Check out what they found: Download the Report Main Insights Enterprises predict that 2013 will be the year when the number of new mobile applications will surpass the number of new desktop applications. None...