Today we’re very excited to announce the latest release of our Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK for iOS! The new release features a number of improvements that are designed to optimize the performance of our barcode scanner, especially on devices running iOS 7. This release builds on the major improvements we introduced in v3.0.0, which for the first time, brought enterprise-grade barcode scanning to smartphones and tablet devices. The barcode scanner has amazing full-screen scanning capabilities,...

Howdy! As some of you may know, we created our own form of poetry here at Scandit known as the “Haikode.” Haikodes are basically barcode-themed Haikus, and we feature one each Friday on our Twitter channel. Today we wanted to share some of our latest and greatest barcode-themed haikus: *The Next Step* Employee Smartphone, The key to BYOD, Is in your Pocket   *The Tough Guy* Just try to break me, I am the rugged smartphone, Scanning forever   And here’s one...

Recently we’ve been discussing how companies can benefit from using rugged smartphone devices within the enterprise. Some benefits of adopting rugged smartphones include massive cost savings, enhanced device flexibility and an improved employee experience. Our last post highlighted the cost savings rugged smartphones present by comparing the total cost of ownership of a rugged smartphone device to that of a traditional mobile computer used for barcode scanning. Today’s post will continue...

Ever wanted to become a barcode? Well now is your chance. Barcode Artist Scott Blake has developed a nifty web app that converts your personal data into a unique barcode. To calculate your worth, Scott has employed a comic set of measurements based on a user’s gender, weight, height, age and location. Simply click on this link to barcode yourself: BARCODE YOURSELF: CREATE YOUR OWN UNIQUE BARCODE After you have created your...

The Mobile Point of Sale Revolution This past summer at mPOS World in Frankfurt, Germany, Scandit CEO Samuel Mueller gave a presentation that provided an overview of the changing point-of-sale (POS) landscape, and insights into how mobile barcode scanning and data capture technology enables this transition to mobile point of sale (mPOS). The presentation begins with a brief overview, and then covers current trends in IT, followed by an overview of...

QR codes can be a very powerful tool for marketers, but sometimes things can go horribly wrong. In the past we’ve looked at QR codes that are beautiful, QR codes that are weird and wacky and QR codes that are personalized. Today we want to continue the theme by bringing you our top 5 most absurd and outrageous QR codes. We’ve gathered our absurdities from a blog known as WTF QR...