07 Nov Scandit Launches Barcode Scanner SDK for the Web, Brings Scanning to the Browser
Barcode Scanner SDK for the Web, unveiled today, is Scandit’s newest innovation that seamlessly extends the reach and versatility of mobile and desktop browsers via built-in barcode scanning. The solution enables barcode scanning from any mobile or desktop browser.
Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK for the Web lets enterprises integrate barcode scanning via smartphone or desktop camera directly into a mobile e-commerce web page, adding capabilities previously only available for mobile apps. This means that you can enable customers, clients, business partners and employees to perform a wide variety of scan-based activities directly on the web, complementing or even replacing the functionality of your mobile apps.
For example, retail customers can now look up products, scan loyalty cards, or unlock special offers without having to download a mobile shopping app. Your business customers can easily scan products to place replenishment orders, check inventory and confirm the status of their deliveries. Employees can perform shipping and receiving tasks, certify proof of delivery or track returns — all from your mobile or desktop website!
Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK for the Web allows enterprises to extend the reach of e-commerce websites as customer engagement vehicles and employee productivity tools while adding capabilities previously only available for mobile apps. This allows organizations to extend enterprise touchpoints beyond apps and directly interact with customers, clients, partners and employees at initial point of digital contact. It is the latest in the series of Scandit innovations that bridge physical and digital environments through a powerful mobile data capture technology and offer businesses a transformative, software-based solution for real-time enterprise insight and connectivity.
In addition, Scandit Barcode Scanner for the Web easily works with popular enterprise e-commerce platforms like SAP Hybris, Salesforce Commerce Cloud (formerly Demandware), IBM Websphere Commerce, and Oracle Enterprise Ecommerce Platform to enable e-commerce websites to scan barcodes. Scandit’s browser-based barcode decoding is supported on the majority of mobile and desktop browsers, including recently released iOS 11.