Howdy Folks! It's Scandit's 3 year anniversary! Time just flies by when you're having fun. It's been an amazing three years of growth and excitement. In 2012 alone, we released our Product API, debuted our Barcode Scanner SDK Community and Enterprise plans and announced a slew of new partnerships. We're incredibly grateful to our loyal fans and customers, thank you for your support every step of the way! To get the party...

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you enjoy your turkey, tofurky, turduckin or whatever chunk of tastiness is ornamenting your dinner table today! In case you’re feeling underprepared for the holiday, The Onion, a leading new source, prepared an awesome guide to make sure you have the perfect Thanksgiving. As you start to wind down from your delicious feast and the  tryptophan sets in, we wanted to share a Thanksgiving video to put a chuckle...

Howdy! Last week we attended the annual VentureBeat MobileBeat conference in San Francisco. Hosted at the Palace hotel, this year's conference took an in-depth look at design and user experience in the mobile space. It was also a huge week of news for us here at Scandit. We announced our all-new community edition, which provides free access to our Barcode Scanner SDK, alongside our Product API featuring over 25 million UPCs. All...

In our previous "barcode vs. NFC" post, we argued that NFC tags will never replace the barcode on product packaging  and we provided five reasons why. In today's post, we'll investigate one of those reasons in more detail: the high cost of NFC tags compared to barcodes. An NFC tag is a miniature radio module. It comprises a small microchip, a coil and no battery - the microchip and coil are...

Last week was an epic week for the mobile space, with players from the industry gathering in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress to share information, discuss trends, and of course—release sweet new mobile devices. We were dazzled by what we interacted with (check out our pics!), and wanted to continue our coverage of the event by highlighting some devices and opening up the discussion surrounding their impact on trends...