Earlier this month, Scandit joined more than 500 hackers and 50 companies from around the world to participate in HackZurich 2016. HackZurich is Europe’s largest hacking event, and this year hosted 150 teams for a 40-hour non-stop hackathon. Fighting through sleep deprivation and an overloaded WiFi network, hackers submitted projects using some of the most advanced technology spanning a variety of applications and industries. Scandit was among the startup sponsors with...

We just released the latest version of our Barcode Scanner SDK for iOS, Android, Windows and other supported platforms. This update includes significant improvements to our scanning capabilities and user experience. We recommend that you upgrade soon to take advantage of our increased performance and enhanced feature set (see release notes for details). Here are the newest features: Faster and More Accurate Barcode Localization We have fine-tuned our scanning engine to improve...

Previously, enterprise data capture solutions were limited to expensive, dedicated handheld barcode scanners and mobile computers. Today, thanks to advancements in mobile technology and software, companies are able to leverage the built-in hardware on smart devices to capture data from barcodes at the enterprise level. Large companies are beginning to deploy mobile data capture solutions for a variety of use cases across the supply chain. These solutions are transforming enterprises by...

We’re excited to join more than 500 hackers and many of the leading enterprises from around Europe to create innovative web, mobile and desktop applications during a 40 hour non-stop hacking marathon in Zurich, Switzerland later this month. HackZurich is Europe’s largest hackathon and an integral part of the yearly Digital Festival taking place from September 16-18. Our team will be on-site throughout the event, working with some of Switzerland’s top...

Barcode scanning is one of the easiest ways to collect product data. But choosing a scanning device is not always so simple. Initially, enterprises must decide whether to use a dedicated hardware scanner, peripheral device, or mobile devices equipped with a data capture solution. All of these options have their pros and cons. Dedicated scanners are rugged, ergonomic, and offer a high degree of scanning performance. However, dedicated scanners are expensive to...