We’re very excited to announce our participation in the upcoming Euroshop 2014 conference taking place on February 16th-20th in Düsseldorf, Germany.  The conference represents one of the largest international gatherings of retailers and retail technology providers. Scandit CEO Samuel Mueller will give a talk titled "Mobilizing Data Capture for Omnichannel Retail Success," on Tuesday February 18th from 2:35pm to 3:00pm. The talk will explore how software-based barcode scanning, mobile OCR and data...

As the holiday celebrations draw to a close we look forward towards an exciting new year. To kick things off we’ll be hitting the road, speaking and presenting at a variety of mobile, enterprise and developer events happening all across the globe. Check out the schedule: [table caption="Scandit Winter Event Schedule" nl="^" width="570"] Date, Event, Location, 1/12-1/15/14, NRF - Retail's Big Show, New York NY (USA), 2/05-2/06/14, Apps World, San Francisco CA (USA), 2/16-2/20/14, EuroShop /...

Howdy! With Christmas just around the corner, many consumers are scrambling to get their holiday shopping finished – or in some cases started. With the ubiquity of smartphones, consumers have a powerful tool at their fingertips to help meet the impending deadline. There are a wide variety of mobile apps that enrich the holiday shopping experience and help consumers accomplish their gift purchasing goals. Smartphones and tablets have changed the nature of holiday...

How can brick-and-mortar retailers compete against the convenience and ease of online shopping this holiday season? For starters, integrating a mobile point-of-sale system can help to speed up in-store payments and improve customer service. Retail Info System News recently published an article enticing retailers to give the gift of mPOS to its shoppers this holiday season, and we heartedly agree. By offering a faster and easier checkout option retailers can attract...

We’re very excited to announce our participation in the upcoming Retail Solutions Asia 2013 conference taking place on November 12-13 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  The conference will explore new retail technologies and the future of both in-store and digital retail experiences. We’ll be exhibiting each day on November 12-13, 2013, so be sure to stop by our booth and say hello! On Tuesday November 12th at 3pm, Scandit CEO Samuel Mueller will be...

The Mobile Point of Sale Revolution This past summer at mPOS World in Frankfurt, Germany, Scandit CEO Samuel Mueller gave a presentation that provided an overview of the changing point-of-sale (POS) landscape, and insights into how mobile barcode scanning and data capture technology enables this transition to mobile point of sale (mPOS). The presentation begins with a brief overview, and then covers current trends in IT, followed by an overview of...

Recently we’ve been discussing the effect of ruggedness on mobile devices used within the enterprise. To briefly catch you up, we’ve argued that innovations in mobile technology have made it possible for most peripheral hardware devices to be replaced by smartphone/tablet-based apps, and the trends are clearly moving in that direction. Today we’ll continue the conversation by investigating which levels of ruggedness levels are recommended for a variety of usage...

Motorola recently released a whitepaper called “What’s Driving Tomorrow’s Retail Experience?” which takes a comprehensive look at how technology is shaping the retail experience of the future. The whitepaper covers a lot of ground, at first by discussing the “path to purchase” and then by going into detail for each step on the path. For each of these steps—Identify, Navigate, Discriminate, Validate, and Transact—the whitepaper discusses the current and future...