We’re excited to announce today that the Scandit Product API now features detailed grocery product data from the folks over at FoodEssentials! FoodEssentials offers an up-to-date, comprehensive, food label database which includes ingredients, allergen, additive and nutrient information for grocery products.  Now developers using the Scandit Product API will have access to this incredibly appetizing data set. With this data you can enable your users to simply search by UPC, brand,...

In a world of mobile apps, linking grocery product data and barcodes makes sense, and we’re going to tell you why. There are many different scenarios that call for grocery-centric product data in apps. And one of the easiest ways to deliver this data to users is by allowing them to scan a product’s barcode. Some common use cases are: Dieting Apps which lookup nutritional facts Shopping or list-making apps which display nutritional...

 We have exciting news today. We’ve been selected to participate in the upcoming G-Startup competition in San Jose, CA, happening as a part of the Global Mobile Internet Conference – Silicon Valley. The competition is broken into two tracks, for early-stage and growth-stage startups. We’ll be participating in the growth-stage track, with our CEO Samuel pitching the judges and participating in Q&A.  Winners will get a pitch on the main stage,...

We’re thrilled today to announce that with their most recent release, the popular shopping app shopkick is now supported by Scandit barcode scanning technology. Check out the full press release for the scoop. shopkick is one of the coolest apps to ever hit the mobile world.  The app is basically a game where shoppers earn points called “kicks” that lead to rewards and discounts from leading retailers. shopkick works at popular stores...

As September comes to a close, we’re looking ahead to the exciting jam packed month of October.  We’ll be on the road for most of the month, and we wanted to invite you to join us!   We’re presenting at the following conferences: October 9th-10th, 2012 – MIT Auto-ID Labs Big Data Conference, Cambridge, MA Join our CTO Christian Floerkemeier at MIT for a talk about “How are smartphones changing the retail purchasing process?”...

Today we’re excited to release a new case study which takes a look at the integration of our Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK into the popular Nokaut.pl price comparison app! Nokaut.pl recognized that consumers were increasingly accessing their mobile page in-store, so they made it their mission to build a dedicated app that would help users find prices and product reviews in a simple and easy to use interface. In order to...

Last week Apple announced the release of its highly anticipated iPhone 5, set to hit shelves September 21, and they’re already breaking records. Adding to the excitement,  iOS6 pushes to existing Apple users on September 19. The new iPhone has the expected improvements, but nothing outrageous: -          Longer, Thinner, Lighter Design -          4in Retina Display w. 44% more color saturation than the 4S -          A6 Processor -          4G LTE support -          802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0 -         ...

An International architecture exhibition which recently opened in Venice, Italy has transformed the QR code into an object of great beauty and enchantment. The exhibit, titled "i-city," is being featured at the Russia Pavilion through the 25th of November at  Venice Biennale. Designed by SPEECH Techoban /Kuznetsov, the exhibit is designed to showcase the work of the Strolkovo Innovation Center, focusing on scientific research in the areas of IT, Biomed, Energy, Space, Nuclear Tech....