Scandit, the leading enterprise mobility and data capture company, 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.

The enterprise mobility and data capture leader Sandit announced the launch of its Barcode Scanner Software Development Kit (SDK) 5.0. Scandit’s new release offers retails, manufacturing and supply chain enterprises with the speed and performance required to replace dedicated barcode scanners and mobile computers with relatively better flexible and cost-effective mobile gadgets such as smartphones, tablets and wearables resulting in improved or equivalent scanning performance on a smart gadget at a fraction of th total cost of ownership (TCO) of conventional scanners.   

The Major Improvements in Version 5.0:

Speed: In batch scan speed tests, Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.0 promises equivalent or better performance than leading dedicated barcode scanners.

Range: Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.0 can scan a code from as far as 240 cm

Angle: It can read a barcode from 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 over 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