Scandit launched on the idea of harnessing the disruptive potential of the smartphone to capture and distribute data. The smartphone has proven an ideal platform for harnessing information contained in barcodes, QR codes and other scannable formats. We have steadily expanded our range of scanning devices to include emerging mobile form factors such as tablets, wearables, smart eyewear, drones, and even robots. Now Scandit is turning our attention to a new...

Earlier this month, Scandit joined more than 500 hackers and 50 companies from around the world to participate in HackZurich 2016. HackZurich is Europe’s largest hacking event, and this year hosted 150 teams for a 40-hour non-stop hackathon. Fighting through sleep deprivation and an overloaded WiFi network, hackers submitted projects using some of the most advanced technology spanning a variety of applications and industries. Scandit was among the startup sponsors with...

We’re excited to join more than 500 hackers and many of the leading enterprises from around Europe to create innovative web, mobile and desktop applications during a 40 hour non-stop hacking marathon in Zurich, Switzerland later this month. HackZurich is Europe’s largest hackathon and an integral part of the yearly Digital Festival taking place from September 16-18. Our team will be on-site throughout the event, working with some of Switzerland’s top...

Smart glasses may not have been popular amongst consumers, but they’re doing big things for some of today’s largest enterprises. From manufacturing facilities to distribution centers, smart glasses are aiding workers on a daily basis — improving workflows and increasing efficiency in the process. A recent report from Forrester provides a forecast of enterprise adoption and usage, and some of the findings are exciting. Here’s a look at several key takeaways...

Wearables of many kinds, from smartwatches and connected glasses to smart contact lenses, are increasingly making an impression on the mass market. These new devices are expected to be the next big technology trend, capable of running apps that will enable both consumers and employees to leave their smartphones at home and purchase or interact with products using a simple blink of the eye or verbal command. Much marketing hype has...

We’re very excited to announce our participation in the upcoming LogiMAT 2015, the 13th international trade fair for distribution, materials handling and information flow taking place February 10-12 in Stuttgart, Germany. The conference is a one-stop-shop for industry professionals looking to explore innovative products, solutions and systems for procurement, warehouse, production and distribution logistics. We’ll be on-site showcasing the power of our Mobile App Suite for Logistics and demoing Pick By...

There’s been a lot of discussion about the value of smart glasses for the enterprise. Are they worth it? Will they fail? What’s the ROI? Although few businesses have adopted smart glasses, and despite an ecosystem of uncertainty, there are already some examples where smart glasses are bringing value to the table. Myths and misconceptions abound, here is what the pros know right now about smart glasses in the enterprise: There...

Last month we traveled to Berlin to attend the 2014 German Logistics Congress, where our CTO, Christian Floerkemeier, presented Scandit’s software-based mobile order fulfillment solutions. In his talk Christian discusses Scandit’s soon to be released Mobile App Suite for Transport & Logistics as well as the Pick by Vision demo app that enables hand-free barcode scanning to retrieve pick lists in warehouse environments using Google Glass. After his talk, Christian was...