By Justin Corbell, Vice President of Sales, Scandit Inc. Since Amazon Go debuted to the public in 2018,  retailers have been investigating ways to emulate this type of smart vision for brick-and-mortar stores, to drive new innovations and customer experiences in their businesses. However, the “Just walk out” store, as Amazon calls it, represents the tip of the iceberg of retail automation and digitally enhanced shopping experiences awaiting consumers and store...

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 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...

E-commerce has brought customers more information, insight and freedom than ever before. With a few taps of a smart device, shoppers can access detailed product information, view thousands of reviews, and customize their online orders. In light of these innovations, brick-and-mortar retailers are adopting mobile computer vision solutions to create digital in-store experiences that rival the convenience of e-commerce stores. Scandit has spent the last decade redefining the retail landscape with...

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....