Scanbot Web SDK

JS QR Code Reader: Integrate QR Code Scanning into your website

Web Devices

With the Scanbot JavaScript QR Code Webcam Scanner for desktop and mobile browsers, you can enable every employee or customer to use their smartphone as an enterprise-grade QR Code scanner. Webcams become QR Code scanners by implementing high-quality scanning features into your company's website. Decoding QR Codes with almost every ordinary smartphone, tablet, or PC/Mac with a webcam in a regular web browser becomes as easy as 1,2,3.

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Scanbot’s JS QR Code Scanner for the Web can decode the following properties of a QR Code:

This is just the beginning: our team is expanding the Web SDK's feature list continually. Please get in touch with our experts to discuss your specific use case. We appreciate new challenges.

Supports more than just QR codes

Our SDK is a universal scanner for all kinds of one- or two-dimensional barcodes. Besides scanning QR codes, you can scan any other type as well.


Your team can integrate the Scanbot JS Scanner API for QR Codes into your projects with just a few simple lines of code. Our SDK uses the latest standards, such as WebAssembly, to offer the highest quality and compatibility. You can use any device camera or webcam supported by the HTML Media Capture API, such as cameras in mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.

  • Implementation takes up less than one business day.
  • Customizable user interface.
  • Based on JavaScript and WebAssembly.
  • Example code available for React, Angular, and plain JavaScript.
  • Enterprise-grade support including a dev-to-dev Slack channel.

Why Scanbot

  • Easy integration into any website.
  • A White-label solution, customizable to your CD.
  • On-Device-Intelligence  — All data is processed on the device for the highest data protection.
  • Unlimited devices and scans.
  • Updates free of charge.

Supported by 93% of all browsers

PC/Mac browsers

Because the Scanbot QR Code Webcam Scanner was based on WebAssembly, it is compatible with any browser-based on this technology, including:

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari

Mobile browsers

The Scanbot Web QR Code Scanner SDK is optimized for mobile browsers and uses the high-resolution cameras of modern smartphones. Following mobile browsers are supported by the latest version:


  • Safari


  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Samsung Internet

Get started

Here you can find all resources that you need to integrate the Scanbot SDK into your website or web application.


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Example projects

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