Mobile computer vision software featuring augmented reality (AR) is making massive waves in the world of retail. This innovative technology empowers retailers to surpass competitors and better serve shoppers through more efficient and intuitive workflows.  Before implementing a mobile computer vision-based solution featuring AR, you should gain a firm understanding of how it can be applied in retail environments to generate meaningful results. Luckily, the Scandit team is here to...

The retail supply chain needs to become responsive to real-time shifts in demand from constantly connected consumers. A customer who is told an item is out of stock will likely find it at a competitor. They also may tell their friends about their negative experience, or even shift their loyalty. Given the much higher comparative cost of obtaining vs. retaining a customer, “out of stock” is no longer an acceptable...

The Container Store prides itself on selling products that make the lives of its customers easier. But running often bulky storage and organizational items through a traditional POS terminal and transporting them home can prove challenging. The difficulties in bringing purchases from store to home are amplified for urban shoppers, who may walk or take public transportation to their local store. Founded in 1978, the Coppell, Texas-based retailer with over 84...

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...

The enterprise IT landscape is changing. Mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and wearables are finding their way into the workplace. As a result, the enterprise as it has been in the past—closed and stagnant—is becoming cloud-connected, agile and integrated with every device imaginable. This is having a unique impact on the auto identification and data capture (AIDC) industry. Previously, enterprise data capture solutions were limited only to expensive, dedicated...

Let’s face it: mobile devices are no stranger to the logistics and transportation industry. In fact, the majority of delivery and fleet drivers already carry smartphones on the job. So why are so many enterprises still relying on outdated, paper-based processes to execute day-to-day tasks like capturing proof of delivery along driver routes? Here’s a look at 5 reasons why your organization should consider ditching paper-based processes and embrace greater efficiency in the...

There’s no denying the impact mobile is having on supply chain operations. At this point, enterprise mobility is more than a just a buzzword; it’s a reality. But in the age of mobility, why are so many companies still using outdated hardware and software to get the job done? The latest smartphones and mobile solutions are transforming supply chain operations like proof of delivery and track and trace, eliminating the...

Building a custom mobile solution has never been easy. Today’s fragmented mobile development landscape has only made it more difficult to manage than ever before. With an enterprise environment that is quickly adopting mobile solutions to improve business processes, IT decision makers face considerable challenges when deciding how to build a mobile application. The ever-expanding market of mobile devices is constantly changing, challenging enterprise IT professionals when building applications for...