As computer-based systems progress and evolve, their potential to impact our world expands, too. Recent innovations in electronics, sensors and software have made it possible for us to improve enterprise efficiency—and our capacity to connect with others. These achievements are made possible by machines connected to the internet—and all of these machines are fragments of the Internet of Things (IoT). So, what is the Internet of Things? And why are...

Augmented reality (AR) is redefining the retail industry. This innovative technology makes it possible for retailers to augment real-world shopping environments with computer-generated assets, bringing clarity, efficiency and convenience to shoppers and employees alike. Considering the great promise that AR shows, it’s no surprise that Amazon is leveraging it to improve shopping experiences for customers. At Scandit, we take pride in providing today’s retailers with the resources and support they need...

Investment by leading European VC will help drive product development and opening of new markets San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – January 10, 2016: Scandit, the internationally acclaimed enterprise mobility and data capture innovator, has closed a $7.5m Series A funding round with Atomico, the leading global venture capital firm based in London. The investment enables Scandit to further develop its software-based, hardware agnostic data capture platform and cloud services. The company...

Scandit will be demonstrating its latest advances in mobile data capture at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show 2017. Taking place Jan. 15-18, 2017 in New York, NY, the conference is a premier event on the global retail technology calendar. Visitors to the Scandit booth in the Expo Hall will see all the newest innovations in our wide offering of mobile data capture solutions. Demo stations will include a self-checkout...

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...

San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland - August 23, 2016 - Scandit, the leading enterprise mobility and data capture company, specializing in barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, was included in a July 2016 Gartner report titled, “Lessons Learned From Supply Chain Visibility Initiatives: Part 2 — Supply Chain Logistics and Transportation, 2016” by Christian Titze and Bart De Muynck. The report reviews how various organizations have used...

Next month we hit the road for Dallas, TX, to attend Parcel Forum, where we’ll be showcasing our mobile data capture solutions to shipping, warehousing and logistics industry professionals. Data capture is a critical component of any modern supply chain, and shipping, warehousing and logistics providers rely on barcodes to manage inventory and trace packages and parcels throughout their distribution networks. From smartphones, to wearable devices, to drones, the latest devices...

Reducing capital expenditure and maintenance costs is always a top concern for IT professionals. The need to control expenses can make it challenging to identify a data capture solution that meets your requirements and your budget. That’s why it’s so important to understand total cost of ownership (TCO) of a data capture solution investment. TCO is calculated by assessing two categories of costs over a set time period: hard costs and...