UPDATE: This post is no longer up to date. To read more about the many types of both one-dimensional and two-dimensional barcodes please see our latest guide to choosing the right barcodes.   We’re coming close to an end with our "Barcode Types" series! We’ve looked at the differences between 1D and 2D barcodes, wrote in detail about the most commonly used 1D barcodes and now we will dig a little deeper...

Organizing, marketing and selling an event are no easy tasks at all. Luckily there are platforms like Amiando or Eventbrite, which take care of those tasks at low prices. If you sell event tickets using an online event management service like Amiando, your participants simply print their tickets at home and bring them to the event. Gone are the times where you would wait in line at the ticket counter (only...

As you probably know, Scandit is much more than a barcode recognition technology. If you integrate the Scandit SDK in your iPhone, Android or Nokia app, you also get access to our web-based product analytics platform (Scanalytics) that lets you see what kind of products your users scan (groceries, electronics, cosmetics, etc.), where they scan (at home, in store) and more. This means that our tech team is not just busy...

Providing good support is very important to us. And we’re always happy when we can help one of our customers. Although we receive a broad variety of requests every day, there are some frequently asked questions. Today, we’d like to start addresssing some of them on our blog. Here we go with the first one: Does the Scandit SDK also support the iPad2 and the iPod Touch 4? The answer is simple:...

We’ve promised to be more active as regards blogging and our community activities. And so we did! Over the past 6 weeks we’ve published a total of 12 posts, i.e. approximately two posts per week. Do you feel the number of posts is too small, just about right or too large? Feel free to let us know. Also, we’d like to thank all those of you who have already provided...

Today we’ve got awesome news for our Scandit community outside of the United States. Upon numerous requests from around the world, we’re happy to announce the worldwide release of our Scandit Barcode Scanner & Comparison Shopper app! One year after its successful US market launch, the Scandit Barcode Scanner & Comparison Shopper app now enables smart shoppers around the world to scan product barcodes and QR codes, find the best price...

UPDATE: This post is no longer up-to-date. To read more about the many types of both one-dimensional and two-dimensional barcodes please see our latest guide to choosing the right barcodes. A couple of days ago we’ve introduced you to the basics of different barcode types, remember? It was all about whether you should opt for a 1D barcode or implement QR codes. So if you’ve decided to go for 1D barcodes...

Phew… after attending Mobilize 2011 in San Francisco and AdWeek in New York, we joined the wireless and telecom community for the yearly CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference in San Diego. In this post, we’ll summarize our insights from the CTIA Power Series sessions with their specific focus on mobile commerce and advertising. Enjoy! Mobile Commerce Once more mobile payment was one of the conference’s hot topics. But even though most people...