Barcode scanners are essential tools for a range of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, logistics and retail management. And while dedicated scanners offer a robust solution for enterprise operations, they’re increasingly being replaced or augmented by smartphone apps featuring barcode scanning functionality. From superior TCO (total cost of ownership) to workflow flexibility and the ability to quickly add additional software functionality, smart device-based barcode scanning software brings major advantages to businesses. At...

Surviving the EU Tobacco Products Directive The EU tobacco products directive has completely transformed the tobacco supply chain. In short, this order requires any applicable wholesaler or distributor that handles cigarettes to know exactly when each individual pack was received and track its flow through shipping—that’s every single pack—or suffer a hefty fine for non-compliance. This change has added a major burden to the the business operations of companies within the...

As computer-based systems progress and evolve, their potential to impact our world expands, too. Recent innovations in electronics, sensors and software have made it possible for us to improve enterprise efficiency—and our capacity to connect with others. These achievements are made possible by machines connected to the internet—and all of these machines are fragments of the Internet of Things (IoT). So, what is the Internet of Things? And why are...

Augmented reality (AR) is redefining the retail industry. This innovative technology makes it possible for retailers to augment real-world shopping environments with computer-generated assets, bringing clarity, efficiency and convenience to shoppers and employees alike. Considering the great promise that AR shows, it’s no surprise that Amazon is leveraging it to improve shopping experiences for customers. At Scandit, we take pride in providing today’s retailers with the resources and support they need...

Mit den Investorengeldern des führenden europäischen Investmentunternehmens Atomico will Scandit seine Produktentwicklung weiter vorantreiben und neue Märkte erschließen. Der Trend ist klar: Die mobile Datenerfassung verlagert sich zunehmend weg von traditionellen Barcodescannern hin zu intelligenten mobilen Devices. Scandit, ein international anerkannter Innovator bei Enterprise Mobility und Datenerfassung, sichert sich in einer Serie-A-Finanzierungsrunde 7,5 Millionen US-Dollar von Atomico, eine der weltweit führenden, in London ansässigen Venture-Capital-Gesellschaften. Mit dieser Investition ist Scandit...

Scandit will be demonstrating its latest advances in mobile data capture at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show 2017. Taking place Jan. 15-18, 2017 in New York, NY, the conference is a premier event on the global retail technology calendar. Visitors to the Scandit booth in the Expo Hall will see all the newest innovations in our wide offering of mobile data capture solutions. Demo stations will include a self-checkout...

We’re excited to join more than 500 hackers and many of the leading enterprises from around Europe to create innovative web, mobile and desktop applications during a 40 hour non-stop hacking marathon in Zurich, Switzerland later this month. HackZurich is Europe’s largest hackathon and an integral part of the yearly Digital Festival taking place from September 16-18. Our team will be on-site throughout the event, working with some of Switzerland’s top...

San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland - August 23, 2016 - Scandit, the leading enterprise mobility and data capture company, specializing in barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, was included in a July 2016 Gartner report titled, “Lessons Learned From Supply Chain Visibility Initiatives: Part 2 — Supply Chain Logistics and Transportation, 2016” by Christian Titze and Bart De Muynck. The report reviews how various organizations have used...