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Barcode Scanner SDK

Scanbot’s Barcode Scanner SDK turns mobile devices into fast & reliable Barcode Readers

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Mobile devices: fast & reliable Barcode Scanners

Dedicated hardware scanners are costly and require a lot of maintenance. With our solutions, you can turn any mobile device into an accurate, reliable, and fast Barcode Scanner. Integrate our fully offline Barcode Scanner SDK into your mobile applications within just 1 day. Start scanning the widest range of 1D and 2D barcode symbologies.

Would you like to add Barcode Scanning to your website? We have a solution for you! Our JavaScript Barcode Scanner offers the same cutting-edge features as the app version.

Optimize your business processes today and benefit from a flexible Barcode Scanner with rock-solid support.

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The Scanbot Barcode Scanner SDK scans barcodes in all conditions

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 used computer vision and machine-learning algorithms to develop the most reliable Barcode Scanner SDK. This guarantees lightning-fast and accurate detection. Let your users scan barcodes in 0.2 seconds – with an accuracy of 98%.

Our enterprise-grade Barcode Scanning solutions easily handle blurred and damaged barcodes from almost any angle, even in poor lighting conditions. Even tiny barcodes or scanning codes from more than 1 meters away is no problem for the Scanbot SDK. This makes failed scans a thing of the past.

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0.2 seconds scan

0.2 seconds to scan

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98.7 % accuracy

All 1D and 2D barcodes

Unlimited scanning at a fixed price

As an enterprise customer, you likely have high-volume Barcode Scanning needs, whether measured in users, app downloads, or individual scans. Our Barcode Scanner SDK works entirely offline and therefore never tracks any volume-based metrics.

Our Mobile Scanning solutions come at a fixed annual price, providing you with total planning security. There are no usage charges or any other extra fees. Our license includes all updates and full enterprise support – with direct Slack access to our developers. For you, the flat annual license fee means that you’ll always know the exact cost up front, without worrying about usage statistics.

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100% offline

Fixed price

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The right solution for every industry

Our Mobile Barcode Scanning solutions work in every situation – even without internet access. With our Barcode Scanner for logistics, for example, your users scan barcodes wherever they are. This flexibility is a key reason why our SDK is perfect for every industry.

Retailers also benefit from Mobile Barcode Scanning. Scan & Go, in particular, is an important digital trend today. Enterprises can tackle this challenge with the Scanbot SDK, leveraging results within milliseconds, robust features, and a wide range of supported retail barcode types. Offer your customers mobile apps that turn shopping into a real experience.

We perform approximately 50 million scans each month and have seen zero issues with the Scanbot SDK thus far!

— Arrey Attabong
Director of Technology @ IGT

— Arrey Attabong
Director of Technology @ IGT


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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a Barcode Scanner SDK?

A Barcode Scanner SDK turns any smartphone, tablet, or wearable device into a reliable and easy-to-use barcode scanner. It utilizes machine learning and computer vision technology to deliver fast and accurate scanning results and offers advanced features like batch scanning and an AR overlay. Integration into a mobile app or website takes less than a week.

What is a Barcode Scanner API?

A Barcode API scans barcodes in real time on mobile devices. It can recognize multiple barcodes at once. Following standard barcode types are supported: 1D barcodesEAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code-39Code-93Code-128ITFCodabar.

How do I integrate barcode scanner in my app?

A barcode scanner can be easily integrated into your mobile app via a scanner SDK. This software development kit includes documentation, tools, and libraries that enable the integration of barcode scanning capabilities within a few days.

Can a smartphone be used as a barcode scanner?

Yes, basically any mobile device with a rear camera is suitable for barcode scanning.

Which platforms is the Barcode Scanner SDK currently available for?

The Scanbot Barcode Scanner SDK is suitable for native iOS or Android development, hybrid development via Xamarin & Xamarin.formsIonicCordovaFlutterReact Native, and web development via JavaScript.