Mobile computer vision-enabled devices—such as smartphones, tablets and wearables—have completely revolutionized retail, logistics and manufacturing workflows. These cost-effective alternatives to dedicated barcode scanners lend efficiency and flexibility to enterprise data capture efforts, driving greater productivity and efficiency. If your organization is considering investing in software to enable barcode scanning functionality on mobile devices, it’s critical to find an easy-to-use option that meets your unique needs and delivers the greatest business...

Today’s consumers expect fast and effortless delivery experiences when ordering products, which is why leading retailers are investing in more efficient delivery management systems. By improving its delivery fulfillment processes, your organization can reduce operational errors, eliminate paperwork and boost productivity across the entire supply chain. But with so many technologies and practices to choose from, it can be challenging to pin down exactly which initiatives your team should pursue...

Software developers are always on the lookout for new, uncrowded markets in which they can make an impact. Fresh ideas can still make a difference in certain areas of the consumer and enterprise markets, but the competition is definitely intense. As technology continues to transform logistics and the supply chain, more developers are discovering that there’s a lot of room for new thinking when it comes to how hardware and...

Smart glasses may not have been popular amongst consumers, but they’re doing big things for some of today’s largest enterprises. From manufacturing facilities to distribution centers, smart glasses are aiding workers on a daily basis — improving workflows and increasing efficiency in the process. A recent report from Forrester provides a forecast of enterprise adoption and usage, and some of the findings are exciting. Here’s a look at several key takeaways...

The logistics industry is rapidly changing as new technologies emerge to increase efficiency for common business processes throughout the supply chain. In this customer spotlight, we’re going to take a look at how Scandit’s software-based barcode scanner is helping logistics technology supplier Logcom provide innovative IT solutions for today’s logistics enterprises. Logcom is a European logistics technology firm that produces Picavi, a pick by vision warehouse picking system that powers smart...

Wearables of many kinds, from smartwatches and connected glasses to smart contact lenses, are increasingly making an impression on the mass market. These new devices are expected to be the next big technology trend, capable of running apps that will enable both consumers and employees to leave their smartphones at home and purchase or interact with products using a simple blink of the eye or verbal command. Much marketing hype has...

There’s been a lot of discussion about the value of smart glasses for the enterprise. Are they worth it? Will they fail? What’s the ROI? Although few businesses have adopted smart glasses, and despite an ecosystem of uncertainty, there are already some examples where smart glasses are bringing value to the table. Myths and misconceptions abound, here is what the pros know right now about smart glasses in the enterprise: There...

Wearable technology might play a role in improving your next travel experience as airlines adopt new methods for checking-in and boarding passengers for flights. Virgin Atlantic recently finished a six-week trial of wearable devices at London’s Heathrow Airport. Virgin utilized Google Glass and the Sony SmartWatch to upgrade the flight experience at the gate. Passengers on Virgin Atlantic flights were greeted by name upon check-in, and were sped through the boarding...