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Scandit

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Scandit enables enterprises and consumers to change the way they interact with everyday objects and augment the physical world with real-time data captured by scanning barcodes and recognising text, objects, and other visual identifiers using smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones, and robots.

Description

Scandit enables enterprises and consumers to change the way they interact with everyday objects and augment the physical world with real-time data captured by scanning barcodes and recognising text, objects, and other visual identifiers using smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones, and robots.
 

Scandit’s technology platform is built on proprietary computer vision, augmented reality (AR), and machine learning technologies. Companies in industries such as retail, transport and logistics, manufacturing, and healthcare use Scandit’s enterprise-grade software to create and power mobile apps for crucial workflows like mobile point of sale, self-checkout, inventory management, proof of delivery and patient/medication verification.

Scandit was founded in 2009 by a group of researchers from MIT, ETH Zurich and IBM Research. The company is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and is also represented in San Francisco, Boston, London, Tampere and Warsaw. Today, Scandit software runs on 100+ million active mobile devices and does billions of scans per year.

Scandit offers specialist technical support for developers with a range of support and analytics options during live service. Local teams of technical engineers and solutions consultants are available to help throughout all project phases, and customer success managers are there to ensure the successful delivery of both initial and ongoing projects with Scandit.

Use cases in healthcare:

  • Patient verification
  • Mother and milk matching
  • Medication tracking and administration
  • Specimen tracking and tracing
  • Surgery kit and supply tracking
  • Blood bag recording and tracking
  • Medication authenticity tracking
  • ID and admissions verification
  • Inventory management
  • Search and find
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Asset tracking

Use cases in retail:

  • Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS)
  • Clienteling
  • Click and collect
  • In-store picking
  • Price verification
  • ID verification
  • Shelf management
  • Self-scanning and self-checkout
  • Rewards and coupons
  • Augmented product information

Product Information

Approved product

Barcode Scanner SDK

Scandit is a software component that uses the cameras in your smartphone or tablet as a dedicated barcode scanner. It is used in millions of devices globally and its key benefit is it reduces the cost of mobile working in half. 

The Scandit software integrates into any existing software to turn a normal Android or Apple product into an industry grade barcode scanner.

To see how it works take a look at the videos for iOS Device and how to add barcode scanning to your app or device. The demo app is also available for download from the AppStore or Google Play.

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