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Enterprise-grade Data Matrix Code Reader SDK

With the Scanbot Data Matrix Code Reader, you can integrate Data Matrix scanning into your mobile app. It’s fast, accurate, and cost-effective!

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Data Matrix Barcode Scanner

Due to its small size and large storage capacity, the Data Matrix code is most frequently used in the aerospace, automotive, and electronics sectors. Applied through permanent marking, the code can identify spare parts over their whole lifespan. It also has applications in healthcare and postal services.

  • 2D barcode with L-shaped border and pixel matrix.
  • Defined in the ISO/IEC 16022 standard.
  • Stores up to 3116 numeric or 2335 alphanumeric characters.
  • Smallest size: 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm, thus ideal for small units.
  • Often engraved on items via Direct Part Marking (DPM).
  • Readable even with low contrast.

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Explore the fast and reliable functionalities of the Scanbot Barcode Scanner SDK in our Demo App – Download now!

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Replace outdated barcode scanning devices

With the Scanbot 2D Data Matrix Barcode Scanner, you’ll be able to…

  • Read Data Matrix codes with smartphones
  • Eliminate the costs of dedicated imager scanners
  • Implement it within a week – short time-to-value
  • Scan accurately, even codes with only 20% background contrast

How to read DataMatrix barcodes with Scanbot SDK


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Launch the Scanbot SDK from anywhere in your app


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Hold your device over the barcode


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

Take advantage of the Scanbot Data Matrix Reader’s sophisticated features now

  • Single- and multi-scan: Extract information from one Data Matrix barcode or several in one go.
  • Filter: Adjust the Data Matrix scanner to scan only certain barcode types.
  • Save the scan: Store barcode images as PDFs for further processing.
  • Capture from pictures: Our Data Matrix scanner can also extract information from still images containing 2D Data Matrix barcodes.
  • Accurate results: Perfect captures even when scanning Data Matrix codes in bad lighting, at an angle, or if they are corrupted.

Want to work with more than one barcode type? We have you covered: All common 1D and 2D barcodes can be extracted with the Scanbot SDK – one solution fits all!

Why is the Scanbot SDK the perfect solution for your business?

  • Integrate the ready-to-use user interface of our Data Matrix library within just one week.
  • Customize the user interface to match your Corporate Design.
  • Your data is safe with us: Because our solution works 100% offline, it complies with all data privacy laws.
  • Flat license fee: No matter your MAU numbers and scan volume, you’ll never exceed your established budget – flexible usage meets fixed cost.

Licensing designed for Enterprise customers

As an enterprise customer, you likely have high-volume barcode scanning needs, whether measured in users, app downloads, or individual scans. Since our SDK works fully offline, we never track any volume metrics. Hence, we charge an annual flat license fee for our solution. For you, this means that you’ll always know the exact cost up front, without worrying about usage statistics.
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The best barcode SDK for the widest range of codes

No matter whether your app is used by your employees or your customers, you just want it to work – quickly and reliably. That’s why we have developed our Barcode Scanner SDK using machine-learning algorithms, which guarantees lightning-fast and accurate detection. At the same time, its coverage of barcode types is one of the widest out there. With this tool, we can help you solve business problems in any industry, along every individual process chain.

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