By Christian Floerkemeier, co-founder and CTO, Scandit, AG. Retailers should take the express checkout and automate fast and big if they want to survive current pressures. It’s true that squeezed margins, combined with more demanding customers, makes automation compelling for hard-pressed retailers. But there’s an alternative to the “Big Bang” approach. Incremental automation via smartphone-powered computer vision and augmented reality is a low-cost and fast way to digitally transform, improving customer service...

By Graeme Woodcock, Sales Manager – Healthcare, UK & Ireland, Scandit Ltd. Studies have shown that physicians spend 21% of their time on non-clinical paperwork*.  It’s the equivalent of 168,000 physician FTEs (full-time employees) not engaged in clinical activities. The implications are clear: administrative overload is a burden on clinicians and health workers everywhere, contributes towards burnout, and takes away valuable time that could be better spent with patients. The healthcare...

By Steve Cunningham, US Sales Director - Retail, Scandit, Inc. A shopping list is the most effective way to make sure you get everything you need, which is why people have been using them for over 2,000 years. In an incredibly competitive landscape, retailers are turning to technology to deliver frictionless, fantastic store experiences. Swiss grocery retailer Coop enable customers to use their shopping app to make lists, find the items...

Justin Corbell, VP of Sales, Scandit Inc. The world is getting smaller and more connected by the day. In 2019, 4.6 billion passengers will be transported by global commercial airlines (according to IATA). And this figure is set to grow exponentially to a staggering 7.8 billion by 2036. Airports and airlines are under sustained pressure to increase capacity, improve passenger experience and manage long-term traffic growth safely, cost- effectively and with...

Paul Davis, VP of Sales - Northern Europe, Scandit Last mile delivery can make or break a customer’s entire purchasing journey and experience of a brand. A good experience will strengthen relationships, but delivery problems can undo all the good work done by a retailer in nurturing the customer. Processing more than 335 millions parcels each year and partnering with 80% of the UK’s top 100 retailers, delivery firm Hermes UK...

By Christian Floerkemeier,  VP Product, CTO and co-founder, Scandit AG Scandit has just released Barcode Scanner SDK Version 6.0 for native iOS and Android, delivering improved MatrixScan and Augmented Reality (AR) performance, a new, more modular API, more extensive  documentation, better code samples and additional viewfinder customization. This release covers native iOS and Android - mobile frameworks such as Cordova or Xamarin will be supported with subsequent 6.x releases. The Scandit Barcode Scanner...

Delivery firm replaces barcode scanners with mobile devices for increased operational efficiency and lower total cost of ownership One of the UK’s largest parcel delivery firms, Hermes UK, has taken a major step towards achieving its digital transformation goal by implementing mobile barcode scanning and augmented reality (AR) technology from Scandit, the mobile computer vision experts.  Hermes UK has deployed Scandit’s high-performance barcode scanning on smartphones for verification and proof of delivery....

IATA found that 70% of people would be willing to share personal information to speed things up at the airport. That clearly illustrates a need that mobile technology plays a significant role in meeting – for the benefit of passengers and air travel enterprises. By using mobile apps powered with computer vision and augmented reality (AR) customers and employees can complete processes such as check-in, luggage tracking, boarding and inventory...