All-In-One Mobile Scanning

Scanning software for traditional barcodes, QR codes, DWCODE® & Digimarc Barcode.


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.

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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Successful scans up to 24 inches away

Reading Angle

Scanning Angle

Wide range of perspectives, up to 70 degrees



Detection despite challenging lighting, reflection



Motion and hand shake are no match


Low Contrast

Scans barcodes on aluminum, dark colors with ease


No Alignment

Scans anywhere within field of view


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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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


Detects inaudible Digimarc Barcodes in audio.

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


Detects and delivers interactive content from enhanced print materials.

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


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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Sales and Syntax

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

Portland Trailblazers

The Portland Trail Blazers offer the first FanScan feature in the NBA. Read More


BMW and Shazam create first digital dealership. Read More

Angry Birds

Rovio and Digimarc create movie magic for Angry Birds. Read More


What does the SDK cost?

Contact us to get started with a free 30-day evaluation license. Whether you’re looking to integrate our comprehensive scanning capabilities for consumer, business, or enterprise we will work with you to determine the license that fits the size and needs of your organization.

Which codes does the SDK scan?

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

  • Digimarc Barcode (DWCODE)
  • Packaging
  • Print
  • Audio
  • 1D Traditional Barcodes (UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN 8, EAN 13, Code 39, Code 128)
  • QR Codes
  • DataBar (Expanded, Expanded Stack, Omni-directional, Stacked Omni directional)
  • ITF14
  • ITF Variable Length

Which mobile platforms are supported?

The SDK powers iOS and Android apps:

  • iOS
    • iOS 9.0 or newer
    • Xcode 8.0 or newer
  • Android
    • Android OS 4.1 or newer
    • Android Studio 2.3 or 2.3.x
  • Windows® 10 Support:

Get Started Today with a Free Trial

Integration is easy. No special configuration is required. And there’s a 30-day FREE trial.
You can deploy the Digimarc Discover mobile SDK in three easy steps:


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