Augmented reality (AR) is bringing transformative change to our lives. For the physical retail landscape, it presents opportunities to innovate customer experience and raise productivity levels in operations. But how exactly does augmented reality work in the context of retail environments - and how can your retail stores leverage this exciting technology to create smarter, smoother in-store shopping experiences - without breaking the bank? For a decade, Scandit has been innovating...

In today’s retail environment, increasing in-store efficiency and reducing operating costs is crucial. And if you can do it by empowering employees with actionable and engaging information in real-time, you’re starting to future-proof your retail operations. One way retail enterprises are accomplishing this is through SAP Fiori. With SAP Fiori, you can reimagine workflows with a personalized and simplified retail user experience (UX) for your SAP applications, enhanced by the functionality...

Data capture is any method of gathering key information and converting it into a format that can be read by computers. In the context of retail, data capture is used to digitize in-store operations and make essential workflows—ranging from price verification to mobile POS—more intuitive and productive. If you’re looking for more specific information on how data capture solutions can support faster and smarter retail operations, our team here at...

Earlier this year, Scandit CEO Samuel Mueller and Forrester VP George Lawrie presented an in-depth webinar on next-generation retail trends—with a focus on using mobile computer vision and augmented reality to create Amazon Go-type shopping journeys. Today, we’ll walk through insights and answers from the presentation’s Q&A segment. Read on for information about how retailers can leverage smartphone-based scanning to minimize costs, boost efficiency and elevate the in-store customer experience....

Mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) technology is a gamechanger for retail businesses, enabling employees to use mobile scanning devices to complete customer purchases anywhere in the store. Not only does this approach create more flexible shopping experiences for customers, but it also helps to reduce in-store staff levels—which can dramatically improve the cost-effectiveness your POS system over time. Traditionally, a major downside of mobile POS is that it requires retailers to buy...

As retail technology improves, consumers' expectations for faster and more flexible shopping experiences is intensifying. Today’s shoppers don’t want to waste their time in checkout lines. And in the wake of the e-commerce revolution, any brick-and-mortar store without self-checkout capabilities is at a major disadvantage. Luckily, thanks to innovations in mobile computer vision, your retail enterprise can enable consumers using their own smart devices to self-checkout easily and efficiently. At Scandit,...

In the age of e-commerce giants like Amazon and eBay, many retail brands struggle to provide customized, innovative shopping experiences for customers. Today’s shoppers expect fast and seamless ordering processes—which is why brick-and-mortar retailers across the world are turning to solutions featuring augmented reality (AR). By enhancing your mobile shopping app with augmented reality capabilities, you can dramatically improve shopping experiences and compel customers to purchase items more frequently. Read...

Self-scanning has revolutionized the way customers interact with brick-and-mortar stores. This innovative retail technology enables shoppers to scan their own purchases, eliminating long checkout lines and creating more flexible shopping experiences on the whole. And now that most customers bring their favorite smart devices along on shopping trips, retailers can leverage mobile self-scanning apps to make self-checkout even faster, easier and more profitable. Self-checkout solutions provide opportunities to increase efficiency and...