Given the challenges that e-commerce-only enterprises present, retailers are looking for new ways to blend the digital and physical worlds and improve the in-store shopping experience. Self-checkout and mobile point of sale (mPOS) processes are two areas where retailers can deliver a better experience by creating more robust mobile shopping apps. The newest version of the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK now offers a QR Code Generator which can be used for...

Self-checkout has taken the retail industry by storm, empowering shoppers at brick-and-mortar stores to process their own purchases with barcode scanning. This approach is usually faster for customers than conventional cashier lanes and allows them to tailor the shopping experience around their unique needs and preferences. Retailers benefit from this intuitive checkout system, too. Self-checkout allows stores to increase floor space and cut down on labor costs. And with the...

Mobile data capture technology is taking the world of retail by storm, empowering employees and customers alike by making convenient, high-performance barcode scanning available on ordinary smart devices. Smartphones, tablets and wearables equipped with mobile data capture software make retail scanning faster and easier, boosting staff productivity and customer satisfaction. However, despite its many advantages, mobile barcode scanning is a significant investment for any retailer. That’s why it’s critical to...

Scandit has released the latest version of our Barcode Scanner SDK for iOS, Android, Windows and other supported platforms. Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.7 offers product authentication functionality with DotCode scanning, Micro QR Code scanning capability, and improved 1D scanning performance in low contrast environments. Upgrade soon to take advantage of our increased performance and feature set (see release notes for details). Here are some highlights of the new features included in Scandit...

Barcode Scanner SDK for the Web, unveiled today, is Scandit’s newest innovation that seamlessly extends the reach and versatility of mobile and desktop browsers via built-in barcode scanning. The solution enables barcode scanning from any mobile or desktop browser. Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK for the Web lets enterprises integrate barcode scanning via smartphone or desktop camera directly into a mobile  e-commerce web page, adding capabilities previously only available for mobile apps....

Scandit has released version 5.5 of our Barcode Scanner SDK. The latest iteration of Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK includes improved support for DataMatrix codes and initial interoperability for DotCode symbology, as well as ReactNative support for iOS and Android. Enhanced DataMatrix Support Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.5 speeds up the localization and decoding of DataMatrix codes. In particular, the reading of large codes with perspective and non-linear distortions has been greatly improved....

A new video from Scandit demonstrates how augmented reality (AR) scanning allows retailers to disrupt routine workflows, obtaining competitive advantage. AR scanning overlays digital imagery into the results of a mobile device scan. This means that retailers can superimpose graphics, animation, and other virtual content on the screen of a smartphone, tablet or wearable device when a barcode is scanned. Watch the video below. As a result, retailers can generate and display a...

The newest release of Scandit’s Barcode Scanner SDK ­includes significant improvements to our scanning capabilities and user experience. One major new feature included in Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.4 is Optical Character Recognition (OCR). OCR enables text recognition for your mobile scanning apps. This means you can add text recognition to your organization’s mobile data capture workflows. As a result, you can seamlessly switch between reading barcodes and text with the...