The debut of Amazon Go last month in Seattle offered a smart vision for brick-and- mortar stores, and there’s no doubt the pilot will change the way we shop. However, the "Just walk out" store, as Amazon calls it, represents the tip of the iceberg of the digitally enhanced shopping experience awaiting shoppers and store assistants. Mobile computer vision can be deployed more simply, cheaply and diversely to optimize the...

PRESS RELEASE Innovative MatrixScan solution streamlines store processes enabled by smartphones Zurich, Switzerland - November 16, 2017 - German drugstore chain dm is streamlining merchandise management processes with the smartphone-based Scandit MatrixScan barcode scanning and augmented reality tracking solution. At dm’s approximately 3,450 stores, about 25,000 employees can now use their smartphones to capture multiple barcodes with a single scan and speed up various scan-enabled processes. Scandit’s MatrixScan technology also allows associates to...

While barcode scanning is important to workflows across the retail enterprise, traditional scanning hardware has not evolved with changing industry needs. In a presentation at Shoptalk Europe 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Scandit CEO Samuel Mueller delivered a presentation, “Cracking the Retail Code with Next-Generation Data Capture,” about the emergence of smart devices as easy-to-use, future-proof mobile data capture solutions for retail. Mueller discussed how barcode scanning streamlines back-of-the-house, in-store, and consumer-facing...

Scandit will demonstrate its latest advances in enterprise mobile data capture at Paris Retail Week 2017. Held Sept. 19-21, 2017 in Paris, France, the conference is a European global event for retail professionals. Visitors to Scandit booth #K084 will be able to participate in a variety of interactive demos featuring our latest mobile data capture solutions. Notable demonstrations will include: Our Barcode Scanner SDK This provides enterprises with the speed and performance necessary...

Mobile data capture technology is a serious investment requiring careful assessment. Fortunately, the following 45-second test will answer the foundational question of whether mobile data capture can improve your business operations. Provide a simple yes or no answer to each of the following six questions. 1. Can your employees and customers get real-time inventory data by scanning the barcode on an item? 2. Can you report where any item is in your supply...

Once a customer is in the store, retailers must have shelves full of the inventory that shoppers want to buy. But in addition, brick-and-mortar customers need instant inventory access that goes beyond the walls of the store. By providing seamless inventory access, retailers can offer digital options to buy products that may not be in stock at a particular store. Popular examples include home delivery from the warehouse or scheduled pickup at a nearby sister...

In June 2017, Scandit exhibited at the GS1 Connect 2017 conference for supply chain professionals held in Las Vegas, NV. Scandit's activities included a presentation from CTO and co-founder Christian Floerkemeier, as well as a variety of advanced mobile data capture technology demonstrations. In his presentation, "Transforming Data Capture in the Supply Chain," Floerkemeier discussed how today's smartphones have evolved into powerful data capture devices. He also discussed how in the...

In a new episode of the video blog “The Startup Show,” Scandit CEO and co-founder Samuel Mueller describes how Scandit is using mobile data capture to transform common supply chain workflows. In the video, which can be viewed below, Mueller explains how Scandit leverages the cameras found in smartphones, tablets, wearables, and other devices such as drones to enable direct interaction with products. Scandit technology enables the cameras on these devices...