As fall quickly passes us by we’re excited to look towards the coming winter months, when we’ll be showcasing our technology at a variety of conferences and events around the globe. This winter features a mix of retail, logistics and mobile technology conferences taking place across Europe and North America. Check out our schedule: DatesEventLocation01/11/15-01/14/15NRF Big ShowNew York NY (USA)02/14/15-02/16/15EuroCISDüsseldorf (Germany)03/02/15-02/05/15Mobile World CongressBarcelona (Spain)03/23/15-03/26/15ProMat 2015Chicago IL (USA) We also frequent mobile developer meetups...

Let’s face it: the ubiquity of mobile devices has forever changed the face of the retail industry for the better. Thanks to mobile technology, both shoppers and retailers are able to connect in new ways that have become the driving influence on the future of the industry. Mobile adoption has successfully bridged a long empty gap with customers, and provided a platform for retailers to build stronger relationships and streamline...

Every year, Scandit processes hundreds of millions of barcode scans from all around the world. Have you ever wondered what happens to all the data? We use a cloud-based data center to manage a robust backend infrastructure that administers our device and license system, provides users with valuable scan insights and reports scan performance through a real-time ‘Scanalytics’ Dashboard. Last week, Scandit hosted an Internet of Things (IoT) Meetup at our...

At Scandit, we are always on the lookout for the latest creative uses for the barcode. We’re big fans of barcode art, poetry and now, music. This week, we came across a particularly exciting barcode that caught our eyes—and ears—as Moscow-based artist and engineer, Dimitry Morozov, released a barcode tattoo scanner that plays sounds upon decoding his 8-by-3-inch barcode tattoo. “I wanted to combine two passions—electronic music and robotics—and I already...

Wearable technology might play a role in improving your next travel experience as airlines adopt new methods for checking-in and boarding passengers for flights. Virgin Atlantic recently finished a six-week trial of wearable devices at London’s Heathrow Airport. Virgin utilized Google Glass and the Sony SmartWatch to upgrade the flight experience at the gate. Passengers on Virgin Atlantic flights were greeted by name upon check-in, and were sped through the boarding...

This week we are coming to you live from Xamarin Evolve 2014—one of the world’s largest cross-platform development conferences— where we are exhibiting the enterprise-grade performance of Scandit’s mobile barcode scanner SDK to hundreds of developers from around the world. The Scandit team will be on the ground for the rest of the week demoing barcode scanning for Android, iOS and Google Glass to attendees. We’re also holding a barcode scanning...

We’re excited to announce our participation in the upcoming NG Retail Summit Europe next week in Scotland, where we’ll be meeting with top European retail executives to discuss the latest mobile trends and solutions to advance the retail shopping experience. Many European retailers have already seen some of the benefits behind adopting mobile retail strategies, but most are still behind the curve. We’re thrilled to be able to sit down and...

Scandit barcode scanning technology is used by some of today’s biggest brands across the globe, but why? We asked some of our customers why they chose to integrate Scandit technology into their solutions, and here is what they had to say about their experience. "Out of Milk’s initial feature set was to make it easy to create a list and also give users the ability to scan items into their list....