By Steve Cunningham, Director of US Retail Sales, Scandit, Inc. Customers’ shopping behaviour has evolved as the inexorable rise of online commerce continues to reshape the retail landscape. Today, retailers can’t assume customers will walk into a physical store during normal business hours, find a product, get the information they need from an associate, and make a purchase. This type of traditional transactional behavior still occurs, but consumers’ buying patterns have...

By Justin Corbell, Vice President of Sales, Scandit Inc. According to the BI-Survey, 58% of enterprises base at least half of their regular business decisions on gut feel or experience rather than being driven by data and information. Whether you’re surprised by that or not, most people would probably agree that decision-making can be improved with information. Mobile computer vision enables easy capture of data by employees across many operational workflows or...

No matter which industry you work in, you’ve likely heard of augmented reality (AR). This innovative technology combines real-world environments with computer-generated visual and audio assets, “augmenting” our world with valuable information, insights and experiences. As you might expect, augmented reality shows huge promise for digital entertainment industries. What many people don’t know is that AR has the potential to revolutionize logistics and freight operations as well. Your company can...

Trust implements pilot as part of Scan4Safety Program Scandit, the leading developer of next-generation mobile data capture solutions based on computer vision, augmented reality and machine learning, has been instrumental in a highly successful pilot run by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest and busiest acute hospital trusts in the UK. Scandit’s technology sat at the core of a fit-for-purpose scanning app that allowed medical staff to capture...

The debut of Amazon Go last month in Seattle offered a smart vision for brick-and- mortar stores, and there’s no doubt the pilot will change the way we shop. However, the "Just walk out" store, as Amazon calls it, represents the tip of the iceberg of the digitally enhanced shopping experience awaiting shoppers and store assistants. Mobile computer vision can be deployed more simply, cheaply and diversely to optimize the...

Barcodes have been transforming the logistics industry for over 40 years, and this continues today as smartphone-based barcode scanning technology ushers in a new era of advanced data capture and enterprise efficiency for logistics professionals. In this week’s customer spotlight, we take a look at how Swiss Federal Railways is using Scandit technology to streamline tracking processes across Switzerland’s 5,124 km railroad network. Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is the national railway...

Retailers know it's important to provide customers with a mobile channel to browse, compare and buy products. Those that have been able to implement successful mobile strategies see the results paying off more than ever. By giving customers an easy and efficient way to interact with their favorite products, retailers are driving new revenue and improving customer loyalty through an omnichannel approach. In today’s customer spotlight we take a look...

For wholesale distributors, it's important to be able to react quickly to meet customer needs and market demand fluctuations. When customers need to place orders quickly to re-stock store shelves and inventory, distributors need to be able to provide an easy and efficient ordering solution that gives them the ability to submit orders fast—from the sales floor, stockroom or even on-the-go. In today's customer spotlight we take a look at wholesale distributor Winterhalter +...