Recently, an article in European Supermarket Magazine discussed the impact of self-checkout apps for smartphones on European supermarkets. Their findings suggest that self-checkout apps are improving the shopping experience by driving efficiency in-store and increasing brand loyalty for retail chains across Europe. This isn't surprising, but it's encouraging for retailers who are just starting to embrace the omnichannel retail strategy. Self-checkout apps for mobile devices help retailers encourage customers to use...

Imagine an app that reminds you to buy your groceries before you run out, or helps you make that shopping list you’ve been putting off. It may sound strange, but shopping list apps can now do this, and they are helping to keep customers and retailers connected in new ways. For many, creating a shopping list can be frustrating. It can be hard to sit down and create a grocery list from scratch before you run out the door to your local store. For others, losing the list before they even get to the store is commonplace, and leads to impulse buys that wreak havoc on their wallet. Luckily, in today’s mobile world the shopping experience is made easier by the emergence of shopping list apps that help simplify and streamline our shopping experiences.

Mobile devices have become ubiquitous in today’s technology-driven world. Currently, one in five adults around the globe own a smartphone and that number will continue to increase as technology becomes less expensive and more available to consumers. The global population is in love with smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices. These devices have become an integral part of our personal lives by keeping us connected to the things we love, and...

Mobile technology has transformed the enterprise since it was introduced, but we are only seeing the beginnings of what mobile devices can do. New form factors present many opportunities to improve the way businesses work. Today, we are witnessing the dawn of wearable technology entering the workplace, and the potential impact that comes with it. What can these wearable devices do for businesses, and how will they be used to...

At Scandit, we're always providing the best mobile solutions for today's enterprise. Last week, we released our latest version of the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK with new features, enhanced scan performance and our latest bug fixes. You can see our release notes below and download the enterprise trial of our Barcode Scanner SDK today. If you haven't experienced the precision and reliability of our barcode scanner, there has never been...

Traditionally, barcodes have always been the small white and black boxes we've all grown to accept, but recently the discussion about 'vanity barcodes' has emerged as a marketing and design concept on many products. While barcodes do have somewhat strict guidelines, there is certainly room to deviate from the norm, and that's exactly what some brands and designers are doing. Take a look at some of the more modern barcode...