We often associate barcode scanners with retail environments, but there are many industries that leverage scanning technology. In this customer spotlight, we'll share what smartphone-based barcode scanning can—and is—doing for the logistics industry with a close look at Grieshaber Logistik AG, a distributor for Goodyear Dunlop Tires Germany. Grieshaber Logistik is a European logistics firm that manages a comprehensive product distribution network for Goodyear Dunlop Tires Germany. Scandit recently teamed up...

Are you looking to buy a rugged smartphone for your business or employees? Whether you are running a small business or an international corporation, smartphones can play a vital role in business operations. From back-office processes to customer transactions, today’s smartphones provide the performance and flexibility to empower employees across virtually every industry. Unfortunately, most consumer smartphones are not built with the enterprise in mind, and can’t stand up to harsh...

Imagine an app that reminds you to buy your groceries before you run out, or helps you make that shopping list you’ve been putting off. It may sound strange, but shopping list apps can now do this, and they are helping to keep customers and retailers connected in new ways. For many, creating a shopping list can be frustrating. It can be hard to sit down and create a grocery list from scratch before you run out the door to your local store. For others, losing the list before they even get to the store is commonplace, and leads to impulse buys that wreak havoc on their wallet. Luckily, in today’s mobile world the shopping experience is made easier by the emergence of shopping list apps that help simplify and streamline our shopping experiences.

Mobile technology has transformed the enterprise since it was introduced, but we are only seeing the beginnings of what mobile devices can do. New form factors present many opportunities to improve the way businesses work. Today, we are witnessing the dawn of wearable technology entering the workplace, and the potential impact that comes with it. What can these wearable devices do for businesses, and how will they be used to...

The Summer Solstice is just around the corner, and with the warmer weather and sunny skies we can expect the traditional uptick in seasonal entertainment options. Summer is the time for outdoor sporting events, concerts, festivals, shows and more. This season is one of the busiest times of the year for the entertainment industry, which means ticket sales will be up, and consumers will be looking to industry leaders to...

Today’s retailers are faced with the difficult challenge of keeping shoppers engaged in a marketplace that is larger and more competitive than ever before. Retail is always evolving to meet consumer needs, but in today’s technology-rich environment the challenge has never been harder. Retailers are competing in the age of ecommerce, where shoppers can browse online, compare prices and read product reviews on virtually any product with the touch of...

Over the past few months we’ve been discussing the value rugged smartphone devices bring to the enterprise. Today we wanted to provide a short recap of the topics we’ve covered: Understanding Ruggedness There are many different types of “rugged” smartphones which are suited to a variety of environments and circumstances. The ruggedness of these devices is measured by two main standards, environmental sealant, which protects against water, dirt and dust, and military drop...

Recently we’ve been discussing how companies can benefit from using rugged smartphone devices within the enterprise. Some benefits of adopting rugged smartphones include massive cost savings, enhanced device flexibility and an improved employee experience. Our last post highlighted the cost savings rugged smartphones present by comparing the total cost of ownership of a rugged smartphone device to that of a traditional mobile computer used for barcode scanning. Today’s post will continue...