Choosing the right enterprise scanning device is critical to your day-to-day operations. With a variety of manufacturers, operating systems and device configurations in the market to choose from, finding a smartphone with the right capabilities to support your business needs can be challenging. The wrong device can spell disaster for a company of any size by decreasing workforce productivity, increasing total cost of ownership (TCO) and lowering the bottom line....

Self-Scanning Mobile App Available in More than 100 Locations Across Switzerland Zurich, Switzerland — June 9, 2015 — Scandit, developer of the leading software-based barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices, today announced that the Coop Retail Group, Switzerland’s second-largest retail group with more than 1,800 retail locations and more than 55,000 employees, has chosen Scandit’s mobile barcode scanning platform to help provide an easier in-store checkout experience as well as an enhanced...

Click here to read this post in German You may have heard that many large retailers are turning to mobile solutions for flexible, more efficient ways to provide customer service in store and online, but mobile isn’t just for the big guys. Many smaller, local retail stores are leveraging mobile devices and software as tools for boosting their bottom line and improving customer service. Today, we’re going to take a look...

Barcode scanning has become a required feature for many popular consumer and employee-facing mobile apps. Whether users are comparing prices in store, tracking assets through the supply chain or managing inventory in the back of house, the right barcode scanner SDK can turn your smartphone into a powerful business tool. When building a mobile app that includes a barcode scanning feature, it’s important to have a barcode scanner SDK that...

There are many types of barcodes—and each brings unique opportunities and challenges to the table. With such a range of options to choose from, it can be tough to determine which barcodes will best suit your products, inventory or assets. Should you invest in 1D or 2D barcodes? Which barcode variants work best for your specific industry? And, most importantly, which barcodes will provide the highest efficiency and business value...

Imagine you’re a manager who needs to purchase barcode scanners for 100, or even 1,000 employees. Which devices should you purchase? Should you choose a traditional mobile computer, or are smartphone devices a reliable and cost effective alternative? In order to help answer this question, we developed a comparison of the cost and feature differences between popular barcode scanning devices. The comparison focuses on establishing one of the most important metrics for...

Our latest case study takes a look at the popular UK-based social ticketing platform Fatsoma. Fatsoma got its start as a marketing platform for event promoters. Since event discovery is only one of the many challenges promoters face, Fatsoma decided to build a mobile ticketing solution that would also help to streamline event operations.  The result was a ticketing app that helps promoters check guests into events and monitors attendance in...

Apps developed for Google Glass and other wearable devices are presenting new opportunities for innovation across verticals. These apps will not only allow consumers to interact with or purchase products with the blink of an eye or a simple verbal cue, they have the power to redefine the way we work. Our “Pick by Vision” demo app showcases an order fulfillment process utilizing Scandit’s barcode scanning technology on Google Glass. The...