We’re excited to announce that our CEO Samuel Mueller will be speaking at Europe’s Titanium Conference, tiConf 2013, this Thursday in Valencia, Spain.  tiConf is a 2-day mobile development conference primarily based around JavaScript and Appcelerator Titanium, which will feature workshops and talks from some of the best Titanium developers and businesspeople in Europe. Sam’s talk is on Saturday February 23rd at 4:50pm.  Here’s the scoop: Using a Barcode Scanner to Expand...

Today we’re going to talk about a new type of barcode, known as the GS1 QR code. We’re all familiar with QR Codes, those square shaped 2D matrix codes we find on posters, products, business cards and just about anywhere these days. QR codes are unique in that they have a higher data storage capacity than 1D codes, and they are easily read with any camera-equipped smartphone. The data QR codes...

Recently we announced that our upcoming Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK v3.0.0 will support PDF417 barcode scanning for the iOS and Android platforms, and today we’re going to look at these unique barcodes, and discuss their characteristics and uses. Here's an example of a what a PDF417 barocde looks like: PDF417 barcodes are linear barcodes which can store large amounts of data securely. Unlike 2D codes such as QR and Datamatrix, which...

We're excited to provide developers with a first look at our new Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK v3.0.0. The release candidate will be available for iOS developers starting in late January 2013, and the Android release will be in mid to late February 2013. The new Barcode Scanner SDK will also be made available for use on the Phonegap and Titanium platforms. Sign up for a free Community Edition account or...

As September comes to a close, we’re looking ahead to the exciting jam packed month of October.  We’ll be on the road for most of the month, and we wanted to invite you to join us!   We’re presenting at the following conferences: October 9th-10th, 2012 – MIT Auto-ID Labs Big Data Conference, Cambridge, MA Join our CTO Christian Floerkemeier at MIT for a talk about “How are smartphones changing the retail purchasing process?”...

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be exhibiting at next week’s MobileBeat conference on 6/10-6/11 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The conference is put on by the popular VentureBeat blog, and this year’s theme will focus on user experience and design. Sub-themes include tablet strategies, consumerization of IT, infrastructure/cloud, monetization, retail, and designing distribution. We’ll be demoing our best-in-class barcode scanner and handing out free SWAG, so be sure...

Today we’re excited to announce a brand new case study which takes a look at the integration of our Scandit barcode scanner SDK into the Ex Libris mobile application. Exlibris.ch is the largest online store for books, music, games and electronic devices in Switzerland. As the leader in Swiss media sales, Ex Libris has focused on developing a multi-channel distribution strategy through its physical, online, mobile, and phone sales. To respond...