We’re excited to announce the release of our Appcelerator barcode scanner module for the Titanium mobile development platform! Titanium developers can access the barcode scanner module and documentation now by logging in or signing up for an account. The module will also be available soon in the Appcelerator Marketplace. The new Titanium module includes support for UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-13, EAN-8, Code39, Code128, ITF, QR and Datamatrix barcodes. Our scan technology captures...

We’re thrilled today to announce that with their most recent release, the popular shopping app shopkick is now supported by Scandit barcode scanning technology. Check out the full press release for the scoop. shopkick is one of the coolest apps to ever hit the mobile world.  The app is basically a game where shoppers earn points called “kicks” that lead to rewards and discounts from leading retailers. shopkick works at popular stores...

Today we’re excited to release a new case study which takes a look at the integration of our Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK into the popular Nokaut.pl price comparison app! Nokaut.pl recognized that consumers were increasingly accessing their mobile page in-store, so they made it their mission to build a dedicated app that would help users find prices and product reviews in a simple and easy to use interface. In order to...

Today we’re going to chat about a special kind of 2D barcode known as the Datamatrix code. Datamatrix codes are 2D barcodes which consist of black and white cells assembled into a square, much like a QR code. These codes have a very small footprint, which makes them ideal for logistics and operations solutions where small products have limited whitespace. To add perspective, the US Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) recommends that...

Today we’re excited to release a new case study  which takes a look at the integration of our Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK  into the popular Cor.kz Wine Info app! Cor.kz recognized that there was a need for a quality wine information app for iPhone, and made it their mission to create a simple but powerful tool which could be appreciated by novices and connoisseurs alike. In order to help users quickly...

    Recent Trends in Mobile Shopping Recent research conducted by Nielsen reveals that that over 45 million Americans (or 47% of all US smartphone users), utilize shopping apps on their mobile devices. The study, conducted in June of 2012, found that users access these apps seventeen times per month on average. Here’s a list of the top ten apps people are using to shop:   Figure 1 - Top 5 Shopping Apps (June 2012)   The...

Today were thrilled to reveal the Scandit community edition! Our new offering provides free access to both our best-in-class Barcode Scanner SDK and the all-new Product API, with product data for over 25 million UPCs. The community edition provides access to what is now the largest UPC-based product database on the web and—for the first time ever—makes Scandit’s advanced scan technology available to developers free of charge! Interested developers can...

  Today we’re going to continue our latest blog series on why NFC tags will never replace the barcode by taking a look at the number of NFC-capable devices currently availabe on the market. We argue that there are far too few NFC-capable devices to make a case for replacing the barcode. Just a few days ago Comscore reported the U.S. mobile subscriber market share for April 2012, which had Android climbing...