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CipherLab Introduces Barcode Scanner Designed for iOS and Android Devices

Posted December 31, 2012

CipherLab has announced the upcoming availability of the CipherLab 1663, an enhanced performance barcode scanner for the iOS and Android devices. The 1663 expands upon CipherLab’s popular 1600 Series line of barcode scanners by providing an enhanced performance option for reading 1D barcodes into smart devices.

The CipherLab 1663 Bluetooth Barcode Scanner is a 1D imager-based barcode reader that can decode both printed barcodes and barcodes displayed on device screens. It features an easy pairing method to enable barcode reading capability for smart devices.

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The New Star SM-S220i Is Now Available!

Posted December 21, 2012

Star SM-S220i Portable Barcode PrinterStar Micronics is proud to bring you the SM-S220i portable Bluetooth printer. The SM-S220i is an industry first, with the ability to connect using Bluetooth to not only devices running operating systems such as Windows and Android, but to devices running iOS, such as the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The SMS220i’s agile features make it the perfect solution for mobile point of sale and payment applications.

Thanks to MFi certification from Apple, the SM-S220i is able to pair with iOS devices unlike common Bluetooth printers which only support the iOS incompatible SPP Bluetooth protocol. You may have seen other MFi certified Bluetooth printers on the market, but Star’s SM-S220i is the first to support both iOS and the SPP protocol meaning one printer will work with all devices. Customers will no longer need to purchase separate models, one for iOS and one for Android. Instead, customers can purchase a single model, the SM-S220i, and be assured that it will work with any Bluetooth enabled device.

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Print To a Star USB Printer Wirelessly With Any Apple Device

Posted November 26, 2012

Star is a proud long time supporter of printing from iOS and Mac OS X environments and is proud to add AirPort Express to our support line up! Follow the link at the end of this post for a step by step illustrated guide to learn how to print to a Star printer which is connected to an Apple Airport Express. Simply connect your Star Micronics Printer to the AirPort Express via USB cable and voila! Secure wireless printing achieved from your tablet, smart phone, or computer – applicable for iOS and Android devices alike.

Get step-by-step directions here.

For any help finding a Star printer for your Apple device, contact us at BarcodesInc.


Start a Mobile POS With Citizen and Socket

Posted October 19, 2012

Citizen & Socket: A Mobility Match

With the growing popularity of Android, iOS, and Blackberry devices there are more and more ways you can put theses devices to use.  One of the most common, is bringing the point of sale outside the 4 walls.  Mobile POS software is available for almost any mobile device but one of the biggest challenges is incorporating barcode scanning and receipt printing. You could always email a receipt or use the camera on your device as a scanner but many customer will want a physical receipt copy and your camera is a poor substitute for a proper scanner.

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Socket Mobile Adds Android Support to CRS 9P Cordless Ring Scanner

Posted October 9, 2012

Socket Mobile has released Android support for its Socket Bluetooth Cordless Ring Scanner (CRS) 9P hands-free barcode scanner for warehousing and logistics. The update makes it possible for manufacturers, logistics providers, and package carriers to track assets and inventory in real time using the latest Android smartphones and tablets.

The CRS 9P is a wearable barcode scanner that enables comfortable, hands-free data collection in high-velocity supply chain applications. Socket Mobile has updated both the SocketScan 10 keyboard wedge software and SocketScan 10 Software Development Kit to include Android support for the CRS 9P.

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Intermec Offers Industry’s Most Flexible HTML5 Capable Browser for Select Intermec Rugged Mobile Computers

Posted September 26, 2012

Intermec announced a new HTML5-capable browser, allowing for the development of OS agnostic web applications that can run on iOS, Android and select Intermec rugged mobile computers, enhancing workflow efficiency and offering increased flexibility to mobile workforces.

Unique to the industry, Intermec’s HTML5 offering includes a true web browser application, based on WebKit, for multiple models of Intermec’s handheld computers for Windows Mobile and Windows Embedded operating systems. Additionally, Intermec’s HTML5-capable browser supports applications designed to run either on-line (connected to a web server), off-line (no connection to a web server) or a combination of the two.

Intermec’s HTML5 browser for Windows Embedded Handheld is not only built on the state-of-the-art Webkit engine, like iOS and Android, but it is offered conveniently preloaded and free of licensing fees or license activation requirements on Intermec CN50CS40CN70CN70e and CK70, and is available for free download for the CK3CK71 and CV41. HTML5 applications that run on consumer-grade smartphones and tablets can now also be run on these select Intermec rugged mobile computers without changes or rewrites.

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Start Taking Mobile Payments With ID Tech’s Shuttle

Posted September 20, 2012

Everything is moving more and more to mobile platforms and payment processing is no different. Taking the point-of-sale wherever it is needed can be easily done with the right tools for your Apple, Android, or Blackberry smartphones.

The ID Tech Shuttle is a magnetic stripe reader that communicates with mobile devices via the headphone jack.  The Shuttle utilizes ID Tech’s proven MagStripe reading technology, providing bi-directional card reading of up to two tracks of information and supports TDES and AES encryption using DUKPT Key Management.  The Shuttle is the only audio jack MSR with firmware upgradeability in the field and compatible with over 100 different phones and tablets which is critical to ensure device functionality with the widest variety of host devices in the market today. You can find a complete list of compatible devices here.

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Redbeam Attains Enterprise Mobility Validation for Motorola ET1 Enterprise Tablets

Posted September 5, 2012

RedBeam has announced that their Asset Tracking application has achieved Motorola Enterprise Mobility Validation on the Motorola ET1 Enterprise Tablet.  Up to now, all devices certified for use with RedBeam have been Windows Mobile-based. This is the first Android mobile computer certified by RedBeam, as well as the first tablet device.

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Star Releases v3.1 of their Android SDK

Posted August 30, 2012

The new Star Micronics Android SDK V3.1 offers four major enhancements from the previous 2.0 version. The latest Android SDK features a port discovery for both desktop (Ethernet) and mobile (Bluetooth and WiFi) printers and now has the ability to Auto Discover all Star printers on the same network as the Android device, as well as, any paired Star portable Bluetooth printers. Customers can now be given the option to enter the printer’s IP address manually or let the application find Star printers automatically. The new version also offers improved support for the Apple AirPort Express; the ability to add sample receipts; and the logical reorganization of all functionality in the sample application. V3.1 now has much more logical, simple navigation and layout to make integration faster and even easier for developers.

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Bixolon SPP-R300 – New iOS and Android Compatible Mobile Receipt Printer

Posted August 24, 2012

Bixolon SPP-R300 WiFi and Bluetooth 3" Mobile Receipt PrinterToday Bixolon announced the release of its new SPP-R300. Compact, rugged and light weight, the 3” SPP-R300 mobile receipt printer provides wireless capability via Bluetooth or Wireless LAN interfaces and its magnetic card reader allows transactions to be processed immediately.

Connected via WiFi with iOS devices such as the Apple iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone the SPP-R300 fully satisfies the anytime, anywhere demands of today’s mobile commerce needs. With its print speeds of 100mm per second and high resolution of 203dpi, the SPP-R300 is the perfect solution for mobile receipt printing applications which require fast, on-demand printing.

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