Enterprise-grade Codabar Reader SDK

Scanbot’s Codabar Barcode Reader helps you integrate Barcode Scanning into your app. Turn iOS- or Android smartphones into flexible scanning devices. Incredible versatility, fast & cost-effective.


The Codabar barcode is only used in blood banks, libraries, or in the laboratory.

  • 1D (linear) barcode type.
  • Self-checking, thus no need for a check digit.
  • Encoding of alphanumeric and numeric characters, as well as six special characters.
  • Stores up to 16 characters.
  • Relatively outdated, as newer barcode types can store more data while requiring less space.

Cost-effective and customizable: The Scanbot Codabar Reader

Using the Scanbot Codabar Barcode Scanning module, you can ...

  • Read 1D-barcodes such as the Codabar Barcode with mobile devices
  • Decrease costs drastically
  • Use standard mobile devices as intelligent multi-tools offering direct access to your internal servers
  • Benefit from a short time-to-value by adding it within one week
  • Gain precise results in less than one second

How to read barcodes with Scanbot SDK?


Launch the Scanbot SDK from anywhere in your app


Hold your device over the barcode you want to recognize


The SDK automatically reads and decodes the data in less than a second

Precisely the right features for you – The Scanbot Codabar Reader

  • Single vs. Multi Scan: Collect data from just one Codabar code or multiple ones in one go.
  • Filter: Adjust your Codabar Barcode Scanner to recognize just certain barcode types.
  • Save the image: Save images of your Codabar barcodes as PDF files and create a digital archive.
  • Extract information from photos: Besides scanning with the device live camera view, but also on still images that contain Codabar symbologies and extract their data.
  • Accurate results: You are going to end up with perfect results, no matter the circumstances – even under bad lighting conditions, at an angle, or with corrupted barcodes.

Did you already know? You can extract all standard 1D- and 2D barcodes with the Scanbot SDK. One solution fits all!

The best solution for business process optimization  – Why you should choose the Scanbot SDK

  • You can integrate the ready-to-use User Interface of the Codabar Reader within just one week and customize it to match your Corporate Design easily.
  • Your sensitive data is in safe hands. Our Codabar Barcodes Scanner functions 100% offlinecompliance with your data privacy laws included.
  • Through unlimited installations and scans, the SDK is the perfect solution if you cannot estimate the MAU or the number of scans in advance. You won’t surmount your priorly calculated budget with our fair licensing model. Flexibility and stability go hand in hand.

The best Barcode SDK for the widest range of codes

No matter if your app is used by your employees or customers you just want it to work reliably. That is why we have developed the best Barcode Scanner SDK using machine-learning algorithms. It guarantees lightning fast and accurate detection.

Paired with one of the widest variety of barcodes covered, we can help you solve business problems across any industry along every individual process chain.

Licensing designed for Enterprise customers

As an enterprise customer, you are probably facing barcode scanning needs with huge volume-based numbers such as your number of users, scans, or downloads. As our SDK is fully offline, we never track these variables. Hence, we charge a yearly-flat license fee for our solution: never worry or be unsure about the costs that are generated.

Transparent Pricing

Transparent Pricing

No Volume Based Restrictions

Unlimited Usage

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