In 1974, barcodes began to revolutionize the retail landscape. These innovative representations of data brought speed and efficiency to retailers spanning the globe. And the fact that we still use them as the primary identification method for products is a testament to how incredibly useful barcodes are in retail environments. But considering the vast number of barcode symbologies available today, many retailers struggle with finding the perfect barcode type for...

Mobile data capture technology is taking the world of retail by storm, empowering employees and customers alike by making convenient, high-performance barcode scanning available on ordinary smart devices. Smartphones, tablets and wearables equipped with mobile data capture software make retail scanning faster and easier, boosting staff productivity and customer satisfaction. However, despite its many advantages, mobile barcode scanning is a significant investment for any retailer. That’s why it’s critical to...

The debut of Amazon Go last month in Seattle offered a smart vision for brick-and- mortar stores, and there’s no doubt the pilot will change the way we shop. However, the "Just walk out" store, as Amazon calls it, represents the tip of the iceberg of the digitally enhanced shopping experience awaiting shoppers and store assistants. Mobile computer vision can be deployed more simply, cheaply and diversely to optimize the...

PRESS RELEASE Innovative MatrixScan solution streamlines store processes enabled by smartphones Zurich, Switzerland - November 16, 2017 - German drugstore chain dm is streamlining merchandise management processes with the smartphone-based Scandit MatrixScan barcode scanning and augmented reality tracking solution. At dm’s approximately 3,450 stores, about 25,000 employees can now use their smartphones to capture multiple barcodes with a single scan and speed up various scan-enabled processes. Scandit’s MatrixScan technology also allows associates to...

Mobile data capture solutions developed with the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK or apps based on the Scandit Flow platform are uniquely suited to streamlining retail logistics operations. Moving data capture activities from traditional scanners or mobile computers to less expensive smartphones, tablets and wearables significantly reduces total cost of ownership (TCO). Smartphones and tablets are also easier to operate in tight retail logistics environments or at awkward angles than traditional scanners...

While barcode scanning is important to workflows across the retail enterprise, traditional scanning hardware has not evolved with changing industry needs. In a presentation at Shoptalk Europe 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Scandit CEO Samuel Mueller delivered a presentation, “Cracking the Retail Code with Next-Generation Data Capture,” about the emergence of smart devices as easy-to-use, future-proof mobile data capture solutions for retail. Mueller discussed how barcode scanning streamlines back-of-the-house, in-store, and consumer-facing...

Scandit will demonstrate its latest advances in enterprise mobile data capture at Paris Retail Week 2017. Held Sept. 19-21, 2017 in Paris, France, the conference is a European global event for retail professionals. Visitors to Scandit booth #K084 will be able to participate in a variety of interactive demos featuring our latest mobile data capture solutions. Notable demonstrations will include: Our Barcode Scanner SDK This provides enterprises with the speed and performance necessary...

Online retail sites are seen as having a competitive advantage in the amount of real-time product choice and information they can offer. However, mobile data capture can help brick-and-mortar stores deliver similar quantities of real-time data and selection for the goods they sell. The more information you can provide to customers in the store, the more likely it is that they will make a purchase. [button size='large' style='' text='DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER'...