Skycore LLC

March 04, 2013 09:55 ET

codeREADr App Disrupts AIDC Business Model

App's Barcode Scanner Uses Just the Built-In Camera of Smartphones and Tablets to Rival the Performance of Best-In-Class Commercial Scanners; The Technology Lowers the Cost for Professional Data Collection and Creates New Opportunities for Data Capture in Healthcare, Education, Retail and Enterprise

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 4, 2013) - Skycore LLC, developers of codeREADr, the commercial data collection app, has today announced launching their SD PRO scan engine as an alternative to expensive barcode scanning hardware. It uses just the built-in, auto-focus cameras of iOS or Android devices.

SD PRO is fully integrated with codeREADr's apps and cloud-based Web services. It enables the app to read, track & authenticate data embedded in commercial barcode symbologies and creates new AIDC opportunities in healthcare, education, retail and enterprise.

"With SD PRO, we dramatically improved scanning speed and decoding accuracy and can now scan over 45 different barcode symbologies, even when extremely small, embedded with lots of data, partially damaged or scanned at extreme angles," said Rich Eicher, CEO of Skycore.

Examples of supported symbologies include:

  • PDF-417 (boarding passes, driver's licenses, shipments, patient IDs, expo badges)
  • Aztec (boarding passes, rail tickets)
  • Data Matrix (medicine, military assets, documents)
  • Code 39/Code 128 (VIN numbers, tickets, shipments, packaging)
  • QR Codes (tickets, boarding passes, IDs)
  • Plessey/MSI (shelf labels)
  • Codabar (FED-X, blood banks, libraries)
  • C128 ISBT (human blood, tissue, cellular therapy products)
  • Interleaved 2 of 5 (packaging, receipts)
  • Tri-optic (media labels)
  • GS1 Databar / RSS-14 (healthcare, fresh produce, coupons)

"SD PRO will impact market share for traditional scanning hardware, though purpose-built mobile computers won't go away -- they are especially useful in harsh, rugged environments," said Eicher. "More importantly, our vision is creating new opportunities based on the low price, convenience, versatility and ready availability of smartphones and tablets. We see dramatic growth in value-added services to support those opportunities," added Eicher.

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About codeREADr
codeREADr ( is an innovative SaaS platform for cloud-based automatic ID and data capture solutions (AIDC).

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Richard Eicher Sr.
    Director, Business Development
    Skycore LLC
    Phone: (617) 279-0040 x1