Scandit launches Barcode Scanner Software Development Kit (SDK) 5.0


Scandit, the enterprise mobility and data capture company, has announced the launch of its Barcode Scanner Software Development Kit (SDK) 5.0.

The new release provides retail, manufacturing and supply chain enterprises with the speed and performance necessary to replace dedicated barcode scanners and mobile computers with more flexible and cost-effective mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and wearables. The result: equivalent or improved scanning performance on a smart device at a fraction of the total cost of ownership (TCO) of traditional scanners.

Key Improvements in Version 5.0

  • Speed: In batch scan speed tests, Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.0 offers equivalent or better performance than leading dedicated barcode scanners
  • Range: Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.0 can scan a code at distances up to 240 cm
  • Angle: The newest release can read a barcode at up to an 80-degree side angle
  • Localization: Using the processing powers of both the CPU and GPU of a smartphone, Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.0 is able to localize and track multiple codes at once
  • Battery Life: Results show that on the Samsung Galaxy S7, Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.0 achieves 15 hours and more than 9000 scans on a single charge
  • Supported Devices: Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.0 can be used to develop apps on a variety of devices such as Google Glass and Microsoft HoloLens, as well as drones and robots

"Our Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK enables enterprises across the supply chain to take advantage of the unmatched speed and performance of our barcode scanning technology to transform their business processes and reduce costs," said Samuel Mueller, CEO of Scandit. "Whether you are still using traditional scanners and mobile computers or have already started to use smart devices, you can easily incorporate our SDK into your existing apps, or fast-track new app development using our Flow platform, which also includes our Barcode Scanner SDK."

Companies interested in trying the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK can sign up for a free 30-day trial.

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