Scandit has released version 5.5 of our Barcode Scanner SDK. The latest iteration of Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK includes improved support for DataMatrix codes and initial interoperability for DotCode symbology, as well as ReactNative support for iOS and Android. Enhanced DataMatrix Support Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.5 speeds up the localization and decoding of DataMatrix codes. In particular, the reading of large codes with perspective and non-linear distortions has been greatly improved....

A new video from Scandit demonstrates how augmented reality (AR) scanning allows retailers to disrupt routine workflows, obtaining competitive advantage. AR scanning overlays digital imagery into the results of a mobile device scan. This means that retailers can superimpose graphics, animation, and other virtual content on the screen of a smartphone, tablet or wearable device when a barcode is scanned. Watch the video below. As a result, retailers can generate and display a...

The newest release of Scandit’s Barcode Scanner SDK ­includes significant improvements to our scanning capabilities and user experience. One major new feature included in Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.4 is Optical Character Recognition (OCR). OCR enables text recognition for your mobile scanning apps. This means you can add text recognition to your organization’s mobile data capture workflows. As a result, you can seamlessly switch between reading barcodes and text with the...

There are a lot of common misunderstandings relating to supposed “shortcomings” of mobile data capture technology. Following is a look at four common mobile data capture myths, and how Scandit functionality disproves each one. 1. If we acquire the system, we will have to buy a faster, more accurate version later. Scandit technology is continuously improving. We are constantly upgrading the features and performance of our scanning engine. Thanks to our cloud-based infrastructure,...

Scandit is introducing the latest version of its Barcode Scanner SDK for Android, iOS, Windows, and other supported platforms. Among the improvements to scanning capabilities and user experience in version 5.3 is an upgraded PDF417 decoder. Upgrading PDF417 Data Capture Performance Scandit has improved the scan range as well as tuned the algorithm for glare situations and for PDF417 codes that are damaged or scanned at an angle. This significantly increases the decode speed. PDF417 is...

Recycling is a generous act by consumers. Yet municipalities are often not so giving with the resources they offer to help end users follow recycling rules and regulations. “There are not sufficient recycling tools or good enough information for consumers,” said Todor Petkov, co-founder of Giunko. The Bologna, Italy-based technology start-up was launched in 2014 for the purpose of releasing Junker, an app designed to streamline the recycling process for Italian...

Founded in 2016, Yuka is a Paris, France-based startup dedicated to keeping consumers informed about the food they eat. In January 2017, Yuka launched a free mobile shopping app that lets consumers evaluate the nutritional value of food products with a simple barcode scan. “Sixty percent of food products in the market are bad for your health,” said Julie Chapon, co-founder of Yuka. “And food labels are complicated to understand.” The Yuka...

Scandit has released the latest version of our Barcode Scanner SDK for iOS, Android, Windows and other supported platforms. The latest iteration includes a new premium feature called MatrixScan that enables users of any camera-equipped device to locate, track and decode multiple barcodes at once. MatrixScan provides a multitude of new use cases that increase the efficiency and convenience of data capture processes. Introducing Scandit MatrixScan Available as an optional premium feature,...