Scandit Reflections from 2012: New Product Releases, Partnerships and Awards

This past year has been incredible for Scandit. Thanks to the support of developers from around the globe our community has been growing rapidly. Thousands are now utilizing our barcode scanning technology, product data and m-commerce services. Here’s a quick recap of the biggest highlights from the past year:

 

PRODUCT RELEASES

Scandit Community Edition Unveiled: Free Barcode Scanner SDK and Product API

In July of 2012, we announced our biggest product release yet with the unveiling of our Scandit Community Edition! The offering provides free access to both our best-in-class Barcode Scanner SDK and the all-new Product API, with product data for over 25 million UPCs. Read more…

 

Create your own Barcodes with Scandit’s New Barcode Generator!

Recently we announced the release of our Barcode Generator! With the new tool, developers will have the ability to generate codes of varying symbologies, serving a broad scope of use cases. Read more…

 

PDF417 scanner for iOS and Android now in beta!

In November we announced that the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK now supports PDF417 scanning! These unique 2D codes  are used in a variety of applications such as transport and inventory management solutions. Read more…

 

Scanning Datamatrix codes with the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK

This year we released Datamatrix scanning for the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK! Our SDK can scan Datamatrix codes as small as 3mm! Read more…

 

Access Scandit’s Massive Product Database with our New Product API Pricing Plans!

Recently we announced new pricing plans for the Scandit Product API! The Product API provides access to our product database containing over 25 million UPCs mapped to product names. Read more…

 

Scandit’s Product Database provides massive amount of Grocery Product Data for German-speaking Europe

Through the Scandit Product API, developers can access a specialized subset of product data we have for 10.4 million products in German-speaking European countries. Read more…

 

 

PARTNERSHIPS

Appcelerator partners with Scandit to release barcode scanner module for Titanium

In October we announced the release of our Appcelerator barcode scanner module for the Titanium mobile development platform! The module is available in the Appcelerator Marketplace, and includes support for UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-13, EAN-8, Code39, Code128, ITF, QR and Datamatrix barcodes. Read more…

 

FoodEssentials partners with Scandit to deliver Grocery Product Data to Developers

Through our partnership with FoodEssentials, Scandit now offers an up-to-date, comprehensive, food label database which includes ingredients, allergen, additive and nutrient information for grocery products. Read more…

 

Scandit announces partnership with cloud-based mobile development platform Application Craft

In July, we created a widget for developers working with the Application Craft framework. Application Craft makes mobile, tablet and desktop app development easy with its 100% cloud-based mobile development platform. Read more…

 

Want to monetize your app? Sell extended warranties for UPC-based products with the Scandit Product API

Back in July, we announced an exclusive partnership with Warranty Life, an innovative provider of third-party extended warranties. The partnership enables developers to sell warranties for any product with a UPC directly through Scandit’s innovative Product API. Read more…

 

shopkick now powered by the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK

In October, we announced that the popular shopping app shopkick is now supported by Scandit barcode scanning technology. shopkick is basically a game where shoppers earn points called “kicks” that lead to rewards and discounts from leading retailers. Read more…

 

AWARDS

Scandit wins the GMIC Silicon Valley G-Startup competition!

This past October Scandit won the G-Startup competition for growth stage startups at the GMIC Silicon Valley conference! Read more…

 

Scandit named #61 of the top 100 startups in Switzerland!

In October, Scandit was selected as one of the top 100 startups in Switzerland for the second year in a row! Read more…

 

Scandit Wins the Dragon’s Den at Swiss Mobile Basecamp!

Back in February, Scandit was picked as the lucky winner of the Dragon’s Den competition in Bern, Switzerland! Read more…

 

MOVING FORWARD: 2013 ON THE HORIZON

As we head into the next year, we’re thrilled to keep pumping up the volume and creating outstanding m-commerce services for app developers around the world.  Stay tuned for some more great product releases, partnerships and good old fashioned fun!

See you in 2013!