Recently we stumbled across a Motorola Solutions sales presentation that makes the claim that their SE4500 barcode engine can scan 20x-50x faster than Scandit’s Barcode Scanner SDK (page 10). Sorry, Motorola, we’re faster than you think. In their presentation Motorola Solutions references the Scandit performance page, which at one time featured data that showed Scandit’s Barcode Scanner SDK as having average total scan time of ~2 seconds. This data was from performance...

Press release from PRWeb. Scandit (https://www.scandit.com), developer of the leading software-based barcode scanning and data capture platform for smartphones, tablets and wearable computing devices, today announced that it has raised $5.5m to strengthen its market leading position and transform the face of the automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) industry. The investment has been made by a small group of high net worth technology entrepreneurs —all experienced in the development of successful...

We are often approached by companies interested in leveraging smartphone-based scanning in their apps, but unsure of how to get started with Scandit. Our partners provide several solutions to this dilemma. Let’s start with an example. Imagine I’m an established retailer, and I really want to engage my customers with a personalized shopping experience by creating a mobile shopping app. I decide that creating an app that provides product information, deals,...

A few weeks ago we participated in LogiMAT, Europe's largest intralogistics exhibition. As a part of the AIM Tracking & Tracing Theatre, we demonstrated the "pick-by-vision" segment of the order fulfillment process. In our demo we utilized Google Glass to scan barcodes on items that were being collected to fulfill an order. Over the course of three days we met with logistics professionals from all over Europe to discuss the...

A couple of weeks back we exhibited at Euroshop, one of the world’s largest retail shows taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany. Over the course of five days we met with retailers from all over the globe who were interested in discovering new technologies to include in the next generation of retail apps. Smartphone-based barcode scanning was of natural interest, as it enables both consumers and employees to directly interact with...

Last week Mobile World Congress (MWC), the largest mobile technology trade show, attracted over 85,000 professionals from around the globe.  The Scandit team was on the ground in Barcelona, and we wanted to share some highlights from the show: Stylish Smartphones This year’s MWC featured some great new smartphones from large device manufacturers such as Samsung and Sony. Sony’s new Xperia Z2 smartphone was our favorite, featuring a combination of beautiful design...

We’re just a few short days away from another Mobile World Congress, and we’re getting psyched to bring some incredible demos to Barcelona! We kicked off our new Google Glass and Galaxy Gear barcode scanning demos this week at Euroshop, giving visitors the chance to glimpse what the future of mobile shopping or even procurement may look like. We’ll be continuing our wearable barcode scanning demos at our Mobile World Congress...

Next week we’ll be exhibiting at Euroshop, one of the world’s largest retail shows taking place in Dusseldolf, Germany. Be sure to drop by our booth, where we’ll be demoing the scanning functionality of Google Glass and of the Samsung Galaxy Gear. We’ve optimized our Barcode Scanner SDK to provide a high quality hands-free barcode scanning experience on both devices, and we’re very excited to share this technology with the retail,...