The World’s Best Mobile Scanner. Period.

The Digimarc Discover® Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) is the most efficient, reliable and versatile barcode scanning software available. No other mobile scanning software enables scanning of traditional barcodes, QR codes, imperceptible Digimarc Barcode and DWCode, which powers the GS1 US Mobile Scan solution. And, it’s all available in one inexpensive and easy-to-install package.

 

Superior Scanning for Today’s Connected Consumer

Power your app with the Digimarc Discover Mobile SDK to provide your users with what they demand — an easy, reliable and enjoyable scanning experience for most common barcodes traditionally used at retail. Deliver unparalleled performance to your users with little impact on your bottom line.*

*Results dependent on symbology, device, and resolution.

100% field of view, 24-inch distance range, 70 degree scanning angle and 360 degree omnidirectional scanning at 2 cents per user.
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Scanning Performance You Can See

The Digimarc Discover Mobile SDK provides superior scanning of the most common barcodes traditionally used at retail. But don’t just take our word for it, see for yourself.

A Barcode Scanner Designed for the Real World

Consumers rarely come across "perfect" scanning environments. Whether it’s in the store or in the pantry, consumers will encounter a variety packages, codes and environmental challenges. Get a mobile scanner that works in the real world with the most common barcodes traditionally used at retail.

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Distance

Distance

Successful scans up to 24 inches away

Reading Angle

Scanning Angle

Wide range of perspectives, up to 70 degrees

Glare

Glare

Detection despite challenging lighting, reflection

Blur

Blur

Motion and hand shake are no match

Crinkle

Low Contrast

Scans barcodes on aluminum, dark colors with ease

No-Alignment

No Alignment

Scans anywhere within field of view

One-SDK

One SDK, Unlimited Possibilities

The Digimarc Discover Mobile SDK does it all. In addition to enabling superior traditional barcode scanning at an affordable price, QR codes, and the exclusive capability to scan Digimarc Barcode for print and audio media, and DWCodes, which powers the GS1 US Mobile Scan solution. This wide range of capabilities gives you the most comprehensive, flexible, and affordable code-scanning software solution on the market.

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Barcode

Barcodes / QR Codes

Superior scanning of traditional 1D barcodes most frequently used at retail.

  • UPC-A
  • UPC-E
  • EAN-8
  • EAN-13
  • Code 128
  • Code 39
  • Databar (Omnidirectional, Stacked Omnidirectional, Expanded, Expanded Stack)
  • Also, scans QR Codes
Audio

Audio

Detects inaudible Digimarc Barcodes in audio.

  • Music
  • TV soundtracks
  • Radio ads
  • And, more
Print

Print

Detects and delivers interactive content from enhanced print materials.

  • Ads
  • Brochures
  • Circulars
  • Hang tags
  • Labels
  • POP signage, etc.
Package

Packaging

Scans imperceptible Digimarc Barcodes and DWCodes on packaging for faster checkout, more product info.

  • Cardboard
  • Pouches

Sales & Syntax: How App Developers Will Reshape the Future of Retail

This white paper, jointly created by Digimarc and DeveloperTech, explores the evolution of automatic identification systems and how retailers, brands and app developers are revolutionizing the shopping experience with mobile scanning.

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Our Vision: Making Technology Easy

Few products today truly reflect the vision of a world where technology is both powerful and inconspicuous. Learn more about Digimarc’s patented Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP) and how it aims to make technology easier to use.

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Customer Stories

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FAQs

What does the SDK cost?

The Digimarc Discover® Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) is free to download. After a free 90-day trial, use of the full, comprehensive SDK and all of its capabilities costs just 2 cents per estimated end-user download due at the beginning of each annual period.* You get better traditional barcode scanning, exclusive functionality to scan invisible Digimarc Barcodes with no additional costs for detection regardless of volume, and lower cost than competing solutions. Unrivaled performance and broader functionality at more affordable levels, delivering incredible value for customers.

*Payment of each annual fee is due within 30 days of notice from Digimarc. Digimarc reserves the right to disable the functionality of any Apps for which fees are not paid. If the number of the projected downloads increases by 10% or more at any time during a term year, payment for the additional devices will be due within 30 days of notice from Digimarc.

Which codes does the SDK scan?

The Digimarc Discover® Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) scans a wide range of barcodes and symbologies, including:

  • Exclusive support for Digimarc Barcode (for packaging, print and audio)
  • UPC-A
  • UPC-E
  • EAN-8
  • EAN-13
  • Code 128
  • Code 39
  • Databar (Omnidirectional, Stacked Omnidirectional, Expanded, Expanded Stack)
  • QR Codes
  • Exclusive support for GS1 US Mobile Scan powered by DWCode

 

Which mobile platforms are supported?

The Digimarc Discover® Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) powers iOS and Android apps.

  • iOS
    • Xcode 7.0 or newer
    • iOS 8.0 or newer
  • Android
    • Android Studio 1.2 - 1.5
    • Android OS 2.3, 4.0 - 6.0 (M)

Digimarc recently demonstrated Digimarc Barcode scanning for the first time in a Microsoft Windows environment, but is not yet commercially available.

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Get Started Today with a Free Trial

Integration is easy. No special configuration is required. And there’s a 90-day FREE trial.
You can deploy the Digimarc Discover mobile SDK in three easy steps:

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