Imagine you’re a manager who needs to purchase barcode scanners for hundreds, or even thousands of employees. Which devices should you purchase? Should you choose a dedicated barcode scanner, traditional mobile computer, or are smartphones a reliable and cost-effective alternative? As more and more enterprises begin to embrace mobile technology, it’s important to keep total cost of ownership in mind. Busy IT leaders can choose between a wide variety of device...

Rugged smartphones offer enterprises increased mobile flexibility, lowered costs and greater efficiency in the workplace. In our new eBook, we provide industry perspectives into the  purchasing and deployment of rugged mobile smartphones in the enterprise for logistics, manufacturing, retail, wholesale distribution, healthcare and field service use cases. Download our free 16-page eBook to learn more about: The advantages rugged smartphones can offer your business The lowered total cost of ownership and increased functionality...

When most people think of Scandit they think of enterprise barcode scanning in a warehouse or stockroom. What might be a surprise to some is the prevalence of Scandit’s technology in the consumer mobile app marketplace as well. Scandit is used in dozens of consumer-facing mShopping, price comparison, product lookup and customer loyalty applications. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at shopkick and how they help connect the physical...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — December 16, 2014 — Scandit, developer of the leading software-based barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices, today announced that consumers scanned more than 4.5 million barcodes with Scandit-powered mobile shopping apps this Black Friday. Mobile shopping apps that utilize Scandit technology experienced a significant increase in mobile barcode scanning this year, with some US-based apps experiencing as much as a 40x increase over...

Imagine you’re a manager who needs to purchase barcode scanners for 100, or even 1,000 employees. Which devices should you purchase? Should you choose a traditional mobile computer, or are smartphone devices a reliable and cost effective alternative? In order to help answer this question, we developed a comparison of the cost and feature differences between popular barcode scanning devices. The comparison focuses on establishing one of the most important metrics for...

Howdy all, As of February 2014, the Scandit price comparison app is no longer available. We will miss our price comparing cowboy friend. If you're looking for an new price comparison app, our friends over at ShopSavvy, Bakodo, Barcoo or Codecheck provide great alternatives. We really appreciate the loyalty of our users and we sincerely thank you for your interest in our app. If you are looking to try out Scandit's barcode scanner SDK, you can download our new demo...

A recent Gartner report predicts that smartglass products like Google Glass will revolutionize the field service industry over the next few years. By 2017 Gartner predicts that the use of smartglasses will save the field service industry up to 1 billion USD annually. Gartner also suggests that enterprise-use of smartglasses will improve worker efficiency for verticals such as manufacturing, retail and healthcare. The report indicates that smartglasses will help technicians diagnose...

Over the past couple of months we've discussed a variety of usage scenarios in the retail industry where smartphone-based barcode scanning is being integrated into mobile apps. Today we’ll continue this discussion by looking at the price comparison usage scenario. Price Comparison for Retailers and E-tailers: Bane or Benefit? Price comparison apps act as a tool for consumers to identify where they can purchase a product at the lowest cost. It’s no...