Barcode API Tech Specs

Technical specifications provide developers with information on mobile framework options, compatible programming environments, sample code, and current builds available for Barcode Xpress Mobile.

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Android technical notes

The Camera-handling Activity source is provided so you can completely customize the camera preview interface. Thread-safety allows multi-threaded client applications. Barcode Xpress Mobile provides exceptional stability and is high speed in limited-resource environments. Two sample programs with code for Android are included, and a free full-featured trial version is available!

  • Java language API
  • Works on Android 4.0.3 or better
  • Supports Android Studio 1 .1 or better

iOS technical notes

Thread-safety allows multi-threaded client applications. Barcode Xpress Mobile provides exceptional stability and is high speed in limited-resource environments. A sample program demonstrating camera-based barcode reading for iOS device with auto-focus camera, a sample provided in source form as a reference implementation or a starting point for your application, and a free full-featured trial version are available.

  • Requires iOS 5 or better device with a camera (iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, 5S, 6 or higher; iPad 2 or higher)
  • Objective-C API

Architectures

Barcode Xpress Mobile Android Architecture

Delivered as a static library for Android development, with interface calls in Java source form for easy integration

Barcode Xpress Mobile iOS Architecture

Delivered as a static library for iOS development, with interface calls in Objective-C form for easy integration

Supported barcodes

Barcode Xpress Mobile SDK reads the following barcode types:

2D Barcodes
Aztec DataMatrix
PDF417 QR Code
1D Barcodes
Add-2 and Add-5 Airline 2 of 5
BCD Matrix Codabar
Code 128 (A,B,C) Code 2 of 5
Code 32 Code 39
Code 39 Extended Code 93
Code 93 Extended DataLogic 2 of 5
EAN 128 (GS1, UCC) EAN-13
EAN-8 GS1 DataBar
Industrial 2 of 5 Interleaved 2 of 5
Invert 2 of 5 ITF-14 / SCC-14
Matrix 2 of 5 Patch Codes
UCC 128 UPC-A
UPC-E
Postal
Australia Post 4-State Code Intelligent Mail (OneCode)
Royal Mail (RM4SCC) PostNet

Current builds

iOS – 10.0.0.23

Android – 10.0.0.9