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Cognex Mobile Barcode Software Development Kit (SDK)

Simple, enterprise-grade barcode scanning for mobile devices

Cognex Mobile Barcode SDK Features

Whether developing a barcode reading application for the front office, light industrial use, or harsher warehouse and factory floor environments, the Cognex Mobile Barcode Software Development Kit (SDK) provides enterprise-grade barcode scanning in a unified solution. It can be used with any supported reader, from a smartphone's built-in camera to an MX Series mobile terminal. The Cognex Mobile Barcode SDK combines the proven DataMan SDK technology with the industry-leading Manatee Works Mobile Barcode SDK, resulting in a best-in-class software tool for all facets of mobile barcode scanning.

The Cognex Mobile Barcode SDK is the most reliable barcode reading technology available for mobile applications and smartphone integration, regardless of platform, development framework, or barcode symbology. As a tool developed with the logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and commercial services industries in mind, it is built with efficiency for the end-user, as well as simplicity for the application developer.

Supports a broad range of symbologies and platforms
The Cognex Mobile Barcode SDK supports iOS, Android, and Swift platforms across iPhone®, iPod®, iPad®, and most Android devices for mobile barcode reading. It can read over 20 different 1-D and 2-D barcode symbologies used across a wide range of industries, including UPC/EAN, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 11, Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, POSTNET, PLANET, GS1 DataBar, IMb, MSI Plessey, DataMatrix, QR, MicroQR, PDF 417, MaxiCode, Aztec, and DotCode.

Easy to use
With the Cognex Mobile Barcode SDK, it is no longer necessary to develop separate applications and manage multiple software and hardware solutions for mobile device barcode reading. The SDK offers developers a robust set of tools in a single solution, allowing for maximum control over user experience. It provides a high-level, simple to use interface for all device management, whether using a smartphone or tablet camera, or a ruggedized mobile terminal.

Reliable mobile barcode reading performance
The Cognex Mobile Barcode SDK is tuned to provide fast and reliable barcode reading for smartphones and tablets. For damaged codes, challenging lighting conditions, or harsh environments, the Cognex SDK can leverage the power of the ruggedized, high-performance MX Series mobile terminals.

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