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What can you exchange for products using a barcode scanner?I just wanted to scan literally three barcodes from my wedding reception gifts to return them because we had received duplicates and we didn’t know where they had been purchased. The app was great that you could search it a number of different ways-except for the fact that I could take the barcode number without the app and search it via Google because that is literally what the app does-and I found one gift and it was quicker than if I had typed it myself so for that I was grateful. Then I went to scan the second-yes second gift out of three- and it wouldn’t let me without subscribing! I can’t scan more than once before being bombarded and asking for money?? Nope. So I deleted the app promptly and I have manually searched up the items. Same exact products and searches appeared on my screen and it took an extra 30 seconds, but it’s better than subscribing to something you aren’t even sure if you can cancel. So my advice? Don’t get the app, copy the number into google. It’s exactly what the app does. Plus, how often do you have to scan barcodes anyways?
Different industries have standards of barcode types to use. For labeling products in retail EAN and UPC are used. Use ISBN, ISSN & Bookland for books and periodicals. Use UCC-128, EAN-128 or SSCC-18 for labeling shipping boxes. Note that industry standard is not necessarily the same as the barcode symbology. ISBN, ISSN are undustry standarts that are based on EAN barcode symbology. UCC-128, EAN-128 and SSCC-18 use Code 128 barcode. In general if the items are to be scanned or sold via retail then the best barcode type to use would be the UPC or EAN barcodes. Consider also the amount of data that you require, if alphanumeric is required then Code 39 or code 128 is the best option. Also consider the size of the items you are barcoding and the system you will be using as 2D barcodes are much smaller but may not be supported by your system or that of your supply chain partners. Description: Inventory Droid is an easy to use management tool for general inventory or asset management. Each item in your inventory is tracked by a list of custom or pre-defined attributes like model, location, purchase date, serial#, value, etc… Image of the items and their purchase receipts can also be captured. With support for online UPC databases form Google and Amazon, items with UPC codes can have many of their attributes auto-populated by just scanning the barcode. The standard version is designed for a single device and can export data as a CSV file. There is a pro version that offers support for multiple users using a shared cloud based database. Inventory Droid is the perfect solution for asset management with its host of attribute tracking, easy search function, and support for barcodes and photos.
Description: Barcode Express Pro is a simple inventory tracking app for Android devices. This app tracks items by category, ID tag, location, value, and even can include a product image. Barcode Express pro is not a freely customizable as some other apps but has a very comprehensive search function and can export to Google Docs, as a CSV file, or SMS/Email. It can also import product data and images from Amazon. For basic inventory tracking with easy reporting and search features, Barcode Express Pro is a very cost effective option. Description: vWorkApp is a comprehensive scheduling and dispatch application that allows you to manage field service and delivery workers. It is a cloud based app so all your data is available in real-time. You can easily track where your workers are via GPS and forward them tasks/jobs from a simple web interface. Field workers can record barcode, photo, and signature data for each job to ensure service/delivery has been completed. They will also have access to accurate maps and directions to every location. Since everything occurs in real-time you can ensure the greatest efficiency by assigning jobs to the right employee as they are completed. vWorkApp is everything you’ll need to manage any fleet of field workers, no matter the task. (Source: www.barcodesinc.com)