We just released the latest version of our Barcode Scanner SDK for iOS and Android, which includes a number of improvements to our scanning capabilities and user experience. Given the broad range of improvements made to version 4.7 on both iOS and Android, we recommend that you upgrade soon to take advantage of our increased performance and feature set. Here are the latest additions and new features that Barcode Scanner...

By now, you’ve probably used a tablet-based point of sale, or mPOS, to check out while shopping. If you haven’t, you likely will soon as the mPOS revolution is happening before our eyes. There are currently over 1.7 million smart device-powered mPOS systems being used in the US alone, with an expected increase to 7.7 million by 2020. The rise in use of mPOS systems, over a short amount of...

We’re excited to announce today that the Scandit Product API now features detailed grocery product data from the folks over at FoodEssentials! FoodEssentials offers an up-to-date, comprehensive, food label database which includes ingredients, allergen, additive and nutrient information for grocery products.  Now developers using the Scandit Product API will have access to this incredibly appetizing data set. With this data you can enable your users to simply search by UPC, brand,...

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?”...

  Over the past few weeks, we've discussed how the marketplace has changed as physical brick-and-mortar stores converge with the digital world. The past revealed how milestones such as point-of-sale systems, barcode technology and ecommerce transformed traditional shopping, while the present examined how brick-and-mortar retailers are adapting to today's mobile-centric consumer. Today we'll look at emerging trends and technology that shed light on where we're headed next, into a world where...